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The 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V is on the horizon, promising to be Cadillac’s biggest, baddest, most powerful vehicle ever. It’s probably going to be one of the last of its kind, and Cadillac will make it memorable. Here’s what we know about the upcoming Escalade-V – and what we’re speculating.

A 3/4 profile view of a red pre-production 2023 Cadillac Escalade V-Series SUV parked with mountains in the background.
The 2023 Cadillac Escalade | GM

How much is the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V going to cost?

While no official price for the 2023 Cadillac Escalade has been announced yet, it’s a safe bet that it will cost somewhere north of $110,000. Car Buzz points out that the current base price for the Cadillac Escalade is $103,595. The Audi R8 is $114,500. Car Buzz assumes that the new Escalade-V will be more expensive than the Audi, yet cheaper than other luxury large SUVs. It puts the estimated price at about $120,000 to start.

Of course, it’s likely that Cadillac will offer a whole bunch of options and packages that could make the price of the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V much, much higher. In addition, the exterior of the Escalade-V will be unlike anything we’ve seen before. Cadillac says that even the preproduction images don’t do the final Cadillac Escalade-V justice.

What will be in the Escalade-V?

So far, there are only some spy photos and videos, so saying what will come in the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V can only be speculation. Still, it’s probable that the new, high-powered Escalade will be its most luxurious SUV ever.

The outside of the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V will have “a massive mesh grille, vertical LED accents inside additional front bumper garnishings, and a smattering of V badges throughout,” according to Car Buzz. It will alsoprobably have 22-inch wheels with the possibility of getting 23-inch wheels put on. It’s also likely to have a wrap-around OLED screen with 38-inches of screen. In addition, it may come with a 16.9-inch infotainment system, and a 7.2-inch control panel. Seating could include five or seven or even eight. There’s much unknown about the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V.

How much horsepower will the Cadillac Escalade-V have?


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The Escalade-V will probably have a V8 engine, and Car Buzz thinks that it’s likely to have a 6.2-liter V8. It believes that Cadillac will choose a “throaty” engine and maybe even the LTV supercharged engine in the CT5-V. That engine can make 668 hp and 659 lb-ft of torque, which would make the Cadillac Escalade-V insanely powerful.

As far as fuel economy, there’s also no work on what kind of gas mileage the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V is likely to get. That makes sense, considering there’s no news on the engine. The current Escalade engine gets 14 mpg

There’s no exact release date for the 2023 Escalade-V, but it will probably make its grand debut in the spring of 2022. Since that’s right around the corner, we shouldn’t have to wait too long to find out exactly what’s coming in the new Escalade. The 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V may also be one of Cadillac’s last gaspoline powered V-vehicles, so if this is something that you’re looking for, you might want to get it while you can.

Even without knowing a lot about the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V, there’s a lot that we can probably feel pretty confident about. And no matter what comes in the Cadillac Escalade-V or how much it costs, it will certainly be magnificent.