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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    Engine Oil Life System
    The engine oil life system calculates engine oil life based on vehicle use and displays the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message when it is time to change the engine oil and filter. The oil life system ...

    Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
    If available, the RVC displays a view of the area behind the vehicle when the vehicle is shifted into R (Reverse). The display will appear on either the inside rearview mirror or navigation screen, ...

    Loss of Control
    Skidding There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: - Braking Skid — wheels are not rolling. - Steering or Cornering Skid — too much speed or s ...