4th Generation (2015—2019) Escalade Problems

Escalade owners with a 2015—2019 model year have the most problems with the transmission (42%), interior (28%), and the body (14%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Poor Radio Reception 1 complaints at an average of 5,000 miles in the 2016 Cadillac Escalade.
  2. Vibration While Driving 1 complaints at an average of 50 miles in the 2016 Cadillac Escalade.
  3. Chassis Vibration 1 complaints at an average of 788 miles in the 2016 Cadillac Escalade.

What Escalade Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Cadillac model years.

Watch out for the 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 11 0.0
2018 0 0 238 0.0
2017 0 1 523 0.0
2016 6 3 815 4.14
2015 1 6 1421 0.3

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