2021 Cadillac Escalade Towing Capacity

August 23rd, 2021 by

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The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is revolutionary from its futuristic tech to its distinguished design. This SUV continues to impress many Astoria drivers with its towing capacity and features! So what is the 2021 Escalade towing capacity exactly? On 2WD (2-wheel-drive) models, the Cadillac Escalade can tow up to a maximum of 8,200 pounds. If you want a longer version of this SUV, the Escalade ESV has a maximum towing capacity of 8,100 pounds. Explore the towing and performance specs along with towing features below! 

 

 

2021 Cadillac Escalade Performance & Towing Specs By Engine

The Cadillac Escalade offers two engines— 6.2L V8 engine and 3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel engine. Depending on which engine you opt for, the 2021 Escalade towing capacity will differ. Let’s see how the Escalade towing and performance specs compare between these two engines on the base trim, the Escalade Luxury, below.

6.2L V8 Engine

  • 420 hp
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing Capacity for 2WD Models: 7,700 pounds
  • Towing Capacity for 4WD Models: 7,500 pounds

3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel Engine

  • 277 hp
  • 260 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing Capacity for 2WD Models: 8,000 pounds
  • Towing Capacity for 4WD Models: 7,800 pounds

To access the 2021 Escalade maximum towing capacity, you will need to get the available Heavy-Duty Trailering Package

Cadillac Escalade Towing Features

In addition to the Heavy-Duty Trailering Package that will boost the Escalade towing capacity, there are many features that can help you with your towing on the Great Neck roads. Even if you are going away near Brooklyn, use these features to help you navigate your trailer or what you are hitching:

  • Tow/Haul Mode Selector
  • Hitch guidance w/ Rear Vision Camera
  • Available Hitch Guidance w/ Rear Vision Camera
  • Available In-Vehicle Trailering App
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Trailering Assist Guidelines 

Experience the 2021 Cadillac Escalade at City Cadillac 

This Cadillac SUV has more to offer on top of its outstanding towing capacity. Come and check out what makes the Escalade a perfect ride for your commutes at our Long Island City location! Get started by contacting us and browsing our lease specials for a new Escalade. 

 

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