Driving Impressions

Functions on the Escalade EXT work as promised, and its performance rivals that of the regular Escalade. But the utility of the pickup bed at the back is debatable. Even more than a standard Escalade, the EXT comes across as an example of sheer excess at a time when oversize vehicles are losing favor.

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    Preset Destination
    The preset destination entry method lets you set a destination by selecting from one of five previously stored destinations. Besides voice tagged destinations, these are the only destinations avai ...

    Passive Door Unlock
    If the vehicle has the RKE system, this feature allows you to select which doors will automatically unlock when you open the driver door with the RKE transmitter present. Press the MENU/SELECT kn ...

    Drive Systems
    All-Wheel Drive Vehicles with this feature always send engine power to all four wheels. It is fully automatic, and adjusts itself as needed for road conditions. When using a compact spare ti ...