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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