Cadillac Escalade: Road Sensing Suspension - Ride Control Systems - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Road Sensing Suspension

The Road Sensing Suspension (RSS) feature provides superior vehicle ride and handling under a variety of passenger and loading conditions.

The system is fully automatic and uses a computer controller to continuously monitor vehicle speed, wheel to body position, lift/dive and steering position of the vehicle. The controller then sends signals to each shock absorber to independently adjust the damping level to provide the optimum vehicle ride.

RSS also interacts with the tow/haul mode that, when engaged, will provide additional control of the shock absorbers. This additional control results in better ride and handling characteristics when the vehicle is loaded or towing a trailer. See “Tow/Haul Mode” under Towing Equipment  .

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    Continuous Damping Control (CDC)
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    AM-FM Radio
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    Different Size Tires and Wheels
    If wheels or tires are installed that are a different size than the original equipment wheels and tires, vehicle performance, including its braking, ride and handling characteristics, stability, a ...