Cadillac Escalade: Lower Anchor and Top Tether Anchor Locations - Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) - Child Restraints - Seats and Restraints - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Lower Anchor and Top Tether Anchor Locations

Second Row — 60/40

Second Row — 60/40

with two lower anchors. (Lower Anchor): Seating positions with two lower anchors.

with top tether anchors. For models with 60/40 second row seating, the rear right (Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. For models with 60/40 second row seating, the rear right side passenger and center seating positions have exposed metal anchors in the crease between the seatback and the seat cushion.

Second Row — Bucket

Second Row — Bucket

with two lower anchors. (Lower Anchor): Seating positions with two lower anchors.

with top tether anchors. For models with second row bucket seats, both rear seating(Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. For models with second row bucket seats, both rear seating positions have exposed metal anchors in the crease between the seatback and the seat cushion.

(Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions

with top tether anchors. There is one top tether anchor that can be used for either(Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. There is one top tether anchor that can be used for either the third row center or driver side seating position but not both at the same time.

For models with a third row seat, see the information following for installing a child restraint with a top tether in the third row. Never install two top tethers using the same top tether anchor.

To assist in locating the top tether anchors, the top tether anchor symbol appears

To assist in locating the top tether anchors, the top tether anchor symbol appears near the anchors.

Second Row Seat — Bucket

Second Row Seat — Bucket

For models with bucket second row seating, the top tether anchors are at the bottom rear of the seat cushion for each seating position in the second row. Be sure to use an anchor on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child restraint will be placed.

Second Row Seat — 60/40

Second Row Seat — 60/40

For models with 60/40 second row seating, the top tether anchors are at the bottom rear of the seat cushion for each seating position in the second row. Be sure to use an anchor on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child restraint will be placed.

Third Row Seat

Third Row Seat

For vehicles with a third row seat, there is one top tether anchor at the bottom rear of the seat cushion that can be used for either the third row center or driver side seating position. Never install two top tethers using the same top tether anchor.

Do not secure a child restraint in a position without a top tether anchor if a national or local law requires that the top tether be attached, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top tether must be attached.

According to accident statistics, children and infants are safer when properly restrained in a child restraint system or infant restraint system secured in a rear seating position. See Where to Put the Restraint   for additional information.

    Top Tether Anchor
    A top tether (A, C) anchors the top of the child restraint to the vehicle. A top tether anchor is built into the vehicle. The top tether attachment (B) on the child restraint connects to the top t ...

    Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
    WARNING If a LATCH-type child restraint is not attached to anchors, the child restraint will not be able to protect the child correctly. In a crash, the child could be seriously injured or kill ...

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    Warning and indicator lamps
    1 ABS 2 The lamp lights up briefly, but has no function. 3 Brakes (USA only) 4 ESP® 5 Distance warning signal On vehicles without DISTRONIC, the lamp lights up briefly but has no funct ...

    Driving on snow or ice
    WARNING ► Wet ice (328F, 08C and freezing rain), very cold snow or ice can be slick and very hard to drive on. The vehicle will have much less traction or “grip” under these condi ...

    Cruise control operations
    The cruise control allows driving at a speed between 25 to 90 MPH (40 to 144 km/h) without keeping your foot on the accelerator pedal. To turn on the cruise control, push the MAIN switch on. ...