2020 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid – What We Know So Far

2020 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid is a full-size luxury SUV that comes with bold design, a well-equipped cabin, and capable powertrain. The hybrid is a combination of two electric motors and the 2.0-liter inline-4 engine. This setup is good for 335 hp and 432 lb-ft of torque.

Although we don’t have all of the information, we expect that the price will be in the $81,000 – $85,000 range. The Hybrid will be available for ordering shortly after the release of the regular version.

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2020 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Spy Shots

Recently we had a chance to look at a couple of leaked 2020 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photos. We notice that the exterior gets minor adjustments, especially on the front part of the vehicle. But, we’re not entirely sure if the car we spotted is the nex-gent Hybrid version or the concept for the upcoming season.

Either way, shapes and forms are very similar, as well as the proportions and dimensions of this full-size luxury SUV. Still, we can’t tell you more, since the camouflage covers almost every part of the car. From what we see. the forthcoming Escalade Hybrid will share many design cues with the regular 2020 model.

Styling

So, the first thing you gonna notice is the massive grille. Also, the active-aerodynamics shutters behind this large thing are equally important. Since this is a hybrid vehicle, you already know that the battery and engine must be cooled down. The brand-new 2020 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid gets a fresh headlights, with four crystals integrated. These crystals act as the high beams and give off the radiant lights.

Moreover, the redesigned rear spoiler improves the aerodynamics of the vehicle. On top of that, the remodeled spoiler adds to the elegance of the Escalade and hides the rear-windshield wiper at the same time. The dimensions of the Hybrid versions are gonna be the same as the regular model.

The cabin offers plenty of room, and the interior is fully loaded with soft-touch materials and the latest technology. The genuine leather cover the seats and the storage capacity can extend up to 94.2 cubic feet. Pretty impressive right?

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Standard Equipment

The upcoming 2020 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid is probably the best-equipped car in the class. The standard equipment for the Hybrid version includes a 12-way power-adjustable seat, Magnetic Ride Control, a hands-free power liftgate. Furthermore, Cadillac brings a remote starter, power-folding 3rd-row seat, and tri-zone climate control.

In front of the driver is a reconfigurable instrument cluster and touchscreen display to control almost everything. Heated/ventilated front seats, rain-sensing wipers, a surround vision camera are part of the standard package as well. Of course, Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity is available. The sound perfectionist among our readers will enjoy the 16-speaker Bose Centerpoint audio system.

Let’s not forget onboard Wi-Fi, CUE with navigation, power tilt/telescopic steering column, with the leather-wrapped steering wheel. In addition, Escalade Hybrid offers an even more extensive list of optional accessories and features.

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Engine

2020 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid will adopt a very similar setup that already powers the plug-in CT6. The hybrid equation consists of two electric motors and a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The total output is 335 hp and 432 pound-feet of torque.

The estimated EPA fuel-economy will be 62 MPGe. The turbocharged engine shifts power to the rear wheels through the Electric Variable Transmission. The Hybrid Escalade will be able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.2 seconds.

2020 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Release Date and Price

The MSRP for the entry-level 2020 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid is around $81,500, including a $1,300 destination charge. However, the precise number of available trim levels is still known. Therefore, we will update this review with the full price chart as soon as we get the info.

One thing is sure, with the additional equipment and packages the Hybrid Escalade will go over the $100K mark. The regular model will be ready for the 2020 North American International Auto Show. The hybrid version will be available for orders shortly after that event.

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