the 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Car offers prospective owners of a luxury sport utility, the promise of full-size utility that is socially responsible. But whether this great Caddy makes sense (either a tax or environmental perspective) is an equally important consideration.
On the asset side of the ledger, which is in full size 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid certainly more economical than their traditional counterparts – an estimated 5-7 mpg better, in fact, according to two-wheel drive or all-wheel-drive powertrain and drive conditions. The two-mode gas / electric drive system is very effective in low-speed city traffic, where the two electric motors can work independently under low load. A 6.0-liter V8 kicks, deliver more power when accelerating and pulls a heavy load or only at high speeds. Cylinder deactivation for increased fuel consumption, the V8 makes regenerative braking recharge the batteries and the automatic transmission, the whole business of mixing the energy from the electric motors and the V8 relatively inconspicuous.
There are some to consider debt as well. You must be on the drive train slightly eccentric manners to get used to how the transmission reacts a bit slow, with full power and the brake pedal provides a surging sensation. The search for maximum power and heavy towing capability could also be the Escalade Hybrid‘s 332-hp output and 5,800-pound towing limit is not sufficient for their needs, whether it is suitable as a wide range of applications.
2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Picture
The 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid shows two different personalities depending on your engine operation. Charging at low speeds under light can travel in this Escalade electric-only mode, which makes for an especially quiet atmosphere free of vibration and cabin noise. At higher speeds, but listen to the different sounds of the hybrid drive at work, while driving quality is suffering under the heavy 22-inch wheels and stiff low-profile tires that every bump in the road directly to your butt.
The cylinder deactivation system goes about its work seamlessly, as it automatically shut down and restarted engine cylinders when appropriate. The regenerative braking system takes some getting used to, but as there are surging feedback through the pedal as you try to come to a smooth halt.