’09 Price Range
$62,545-76,025

’08 Price Range
$55,640-58,195

Body Styles
4-door SUV

Drive Configuration
Rear, All-wheel

Engines
6.2L V-8; 6.2L V-8 Hybrid

Transmissions
A6

Assembly Location
Arlington, TX

What’s New for ’09

  • A hybrid variant joins the lineup and provides a 50% fuel economy improvement in city driving, according to GM. It also features a standard navigation system.
  • The Platinum edition, which returned during the course of the ’08 model run, sports new light-emitting diode (LED) headlamps and a standard Magnetic Ride Control system, which is optional on other variants.
  • All non-hybrid models are now E85 capable.
  • An ultrasonic safety system that detects other vehicles in the Escalade’s blind spots and sends audible and visual alerts to the driver, is optional on all models.
  • An optional satellite navigation system delivers real-time traffic information to the navigation screen, while GM’s OnStar service enables destinations to be downloaded and saved, and provides turn-by-turn directions.
  • Other improvements include a power-adjustable steering wheel, standard rear-seat audio jacks, express-up power windows for the front row, a new interior color combination scheme, and Magnetic Ride Control on models equipped with optional 22-in. wheels.

Related Information

All 2009 U.S. Models

2009 U.S. Model Specifications