2021 Cadillac Escalade Luxury vs 2021 Cadillac Escalade Sport

Cadillac Escalade Luxury

  • Standard Engine6.2L V8
  • Horsepower420 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *15 / 20
  • Seats7
  • SunroofAvailable on Other Styles
  • Cooled/Ventilated SeatsAvailable on Other Styles

Cadillac Escalade Sport

  • Standard Engine6.2L V8
  • Horsepower420 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *15 / 20
  • Seats7
  • SunroofStandard
  • Cooled/Ventilated SeatsStandard

Specs at a Glance

As full-size SUVs, the 2021 Cadillac Escalade Luxury and Sport offer generous interior space, high-tech electronics, and high-performance hardware. Both models boast a class-exclusive infotainment touch screen that measures nearly 17 inches diagonally.


Delivering up to 420 horsepower, a 6.2 L engine propels the 2021 Escalade Luxury and Sport. This V8 gasoline powertrain generates up to 460 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 RPM. Both Cadillac SUVs may be equipped with a 3.0 L engine with the most recent Duramax technology. This turbocharged diesel powertrain is rated at 277 hp at 3,750 RPM and 460 lb-ft at 1,500 RPM. When equipped with a 2WD system, each Escalade trim tows a trailer that's loaded with up to 8,100 pounds. Supporting up/down shifting with simple taps, a 10-speed automatic transmission is standard on both Cadillac SUVs. Additionally, the Adaptive Ride Suspension and Autotrac transfer case is optional for the Sport edition. The Electronic Limited-Slip Differential boosts the vehicle's handling on wet pavement or rugged trails.


The 2021 Escalade Luxury model is equipped with 22-inch wheels with 14 spokes and a Bright Silver finish. Decorated with the Dark Android finish, the Sport's 22-inch wheels have ten spokes. Both Cadillac SUVs have black assist steps with textured pads for maximum traction. These family-friendly vehicles also offer the optional roof rack cross rails with a black finish. Standard on both 2021 Escalade editions is the Hands-Free Power Liftgate, which comes with a memory function. Illuminated door handles, LED headlamps, and the IntelliBeam technology are some other premium exterior features on these three-row vehicles. Equipped with leather seating, the Sport model is decorated with the Brandy/Very Dark Atmosphere accents for contemporary appeal. This mid-level trim also offers real leather upholstery with the Jet Black design.


Standard inside the 2021 Escalade Luxury and Sport, the Cadillac OLED system delivers best-in-class visual technology. Measuring 16.9 inches diagonally, the infotainment touch screen is the largest in its class. A 14.2-inch instrument cluster display and a 7.2-inch control panel are also within clear view from the driver's seat. Both full-size SUVs flaunt a 19-speaker audio system with the exclusive AKG Studio label. You can also upgrade to a 36-speaker sound system from the same brand in the Sport model. Featuring dual 12.6-inch monitors, Bluetooth headphones, and other high-tech amenities, the Rear Entertainment System is optional for this Escalade edition.

Come to our Cadillac dealership and experience a premium ride in the 2021 Escalade Luxury and Sport. We have both full-size SUVs with a 4WD system and other advanced technologies.

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The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment.

* Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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