Cadillac Escalade: Drive Systems - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Drive Systems

Grade Braking
The Grade Braking shift modes can be activated by pressing the button on the end of the shift control lever. While in Range Selection Mode, Grade Braking is deactivated allowing the driver to select ...

All-Wheel Drive
If the vehicle has this feature, engine power is sent to all four wheels when extra traction is needed. This is like four-wheel drive, but there is no separate lever or switch to engage or disengage ...

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Closing the hood
WARNING Do not drive with the hood retained by the safety catch alone. 1. Lower the hood until the safety catch engages. Using both hands, press the hood down until the catches click. 2. Che ...

Sitting in the correct position
WARNING Riding with a reclined seatback increases your chance of serious or fatal injuries in the event of a collision or sudden stop. The protection of your restraint system (seat belts and ...

Battery Load Management
The vehicle has Electric Power Management (EPM) that estimates the battery's temperature and state of charge. It then adjusts the voltage for best performance and extended life of the battery. ...