Reality Check: Cadillac Escalade Disappoints Many Owners
The iconic Cadillac Escalade may be a top choice of Hollywood celebrities, rappers and rich soccer moms, but regular folks who own the late-model Cadillac Escalade SUVs say their $73,000 to $100,000 luxury SUV is not living up to expectations — nor its high-end price tag.
Indeed, the gas-guzzling SUV is ubiquitous among the rich and famous in “La La Land.” A standout for its classy looks and roomy size, but poor reliability has sparked dozens of online complaints by owners who say the vehicle is literally falling apart or breaking down on a regular basis.
The problems go back as far as 2014 with complaints about the transmission system and powertrain as well as inferior interior and exterior parts. If you are looking for a status symbol, this is your car. But if you want reliability, you’ll likely be disappointed with the Escalade’s performance.
“Owners of luxury lemons such as the Cadillac Escalade don’t have put up with these problems,” says renowned California Lemon Law Attorney James Johnson. “You can get your money back or a replacement vehicle in some cases, but without legal representation it may be a difficult pursuit.”
Consumer Reports states the 2016 models should be avoided at all costs because they have poor quality and reliability for their power equipment and audio system.
Top Cadillac Escalade Problems
- Air conditioning compressor exploding
- Transmission problems
- Window cracks in hot sun
- Engine misfires
- Faulty/weak rims
- Tire problems
- Dashboard/console leather cracking/peeling/thin plastic
- Cruise control problems
- Power door locks fail
- Chrome falls off doors
- Loss of power issues
- Lunging/stalling problems
Some of the complaints we’ve heard include intermittent engine misfiring and vibrations that the manufacturer often is unable to replicate and therefore will not cover this under warranty.
Celebrity Owners of Cadillac Escalades
- Kobe Bryant
- Dr. Dre Young
- Dwayne Wade
- Brett Favre
- Tiki Barbe
- David Beckham
- Anna Kournikova
- Dennis Quaid
- Teri Hatcher
- Whitney Port
- Travis Barker
- Andy Garcia
- Paris Hilton
California Lemon Law Claims Help — Call 800-235-6801
Motorists who are grappling with ongoing problems with their late-model Cadillac Escalade SUV, or any other vehicle, could be eligible for compensation under California and or Federal Lemon Laws.
Johnson Attorneys Group is dedicated to helping people and has served thousands of clients over the years. We helped them resolve their lemon law and cases involving personal injuries due to defective vehicles. Find out if we can help you.
Call us for a FREE CONSULTATION at 800-235-6801. In cases involving lemon law, attorneys fees do not come out of your settlement because the manufacturer is required to pay them directly to us under California Lemon Laws. Personal injury cases involving separate contingency fees.
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