General Motors made the best overall rated full-sized SUV for the year 2010 with their Cadillac Escalade. This exquisite utility vehicle comes packed with 2 wheel drive and enough seating for 7 people. It also has a large 6.2 liter V8 engine and includes a whopping 400 HP under the hood. This beautiful powerhouse of a vehicle is packed full of comfort with its automatic climate control, heated soft leather seats, a Bose sound system, and Satellite navigation and multimedia. General Motors thought of everything when they included a rear view camera to this SUV.
Driving this SUV is a dream with the added active fuel management and a regenerative braking system. Chrome adds to the sleek, modern style of the best SUV of 2010. It is found around the windows, front grill and even on the interior dash.
The Cadillac Escalade can be purchased in the Hybrid with rear wheel drive or in the Hybrid Platinum, also with rear wheel drive. Each option has sequential fuel injection. These vehicles each are able to obtain 10-mpg in the city and 16-mpg on the highway.
Luxury comes with a price as the best SUV on the market today will start at $73,425 and will go up from there. Price will depend on many things such as dealership, additional amenities and of course taxes. With the purchase of the Cadillac Escalade the owner will be granted a 100,000 mile warranty.
The NHTSA Frontal Crash Test for the Cadillac Escalade is a full 5 starts. With full 5 stars given this luxury SUV offers the most injury projection for both the driver and the front passenger. Safety features in the Escalade include Anti-lock brakes, built in stability control, front impact airbags, side impact airbags and overhead airbags. This years best SUV also comes with Pre-tensioners in the seatbelts and a built in security system which includes an ignition disable device that prevents the engine from starting if the correct key is not used.