Cadillac Escalade: Vehicle Load Limits - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Vehicle Load Limits

It is very important to know how much weight your vehicle can carry. This weight is called the vehicle capacity weight and includes the weight of all occupants, cargo, and all nonfactory-installed options.

Two labels on your vehicle show how much weight it was designed to carry, the Tire and Loading Information label and the Certification/Tire label.

WARNING WARNING

Do not load the vehicle any heavier than the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), or either the maximum front or rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). This can cause systems to break and change the way the vehicle handles. This could cause loss of control and a crash. Overloading can also shorten the life of the vehicle.

Recovery Hooks
WARNING Never pull on recovery hooks from the side. The hooks could break and you and others could be injured. When using recovery hooks, always pull the vehicle straight out. Notice: Never ...

Tire and Loading Information Label
Label Example A vehicle specific Tire and Loading Information label is attached to the center pillar (B-pillar). With the driver door open, you will find the label attached below the door lock po ...

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Third Row Seats
On vehicles with third row seats, the seatbacks can be folded, and the entire seat can be tumbled or removed from the vehicle. For detailed instructions, see Third Row Seats  . ...

Beltminder (red)
If the vehicle is motion and an occupied front seat’s seat belt is unbuckled, the seat belt warning lamp will illuminate and a chime will sound. Note: The speed thresholds and the behavior of t ...

Rear window and outside mirror defroster
To defog/defrost the rear window glass and outside mirrors, start the engine and push the switch 1 on. The indicator light 2 will come on. Push the switch again to turn the defroster off. ...