Under the Hood

The Escalade ESV uses the same engine as does the regular Escalade: a 6.2-liter V-8 with 403 horsepower and 417 pounds-feet of torque. It works through a six-speed automatic transmission.

Towing capacity increases 100 pounds over the regular Escalade, to a maximum of 7,800 pounds when properly equipped.

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    How to Check Lubricant
    To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a level surface. For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles, the proper level is from 15mm to 40mm (0.6 in to 1.6 in) below the bottom of the filler plu ...

    Compass Zone
    The zone is set to zone eight. If you do not live in zone eight or drive out of the area, the variance needs to be changed to the appropriate zone. To adjust for compass variance, use the fol ...

    Power Reclining Seatbacks
    To adjust the seatback: Tilt the top of the control rearward to recline. Tilt the top of the control forward to raise. WARNING Sitting in a reclined position when the vehicle is in mo ...