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The Cadillac Escalade is a luxury SUV manufactured by Cadillac and based on the Chevrolet Tahoe/ GMC Yukon platform.

The Escalade is internationally known for frequently appearing in popular culture and media along with the Hummer H2 and Chrysler 300C. As such, it is often depicted with highly customised interiors and exteriors.


Need for Speed: Underground 2

The Cadillac Escalade appears in Need for Speed: Underground 2 and is unlocked in Stage 2 of the career mode after completing two URL events.

The Escalade appears as one of three playable SUVs, the others being the Hummer H2 and Lincoln Navigator. Compared to both, the Escalade offers the best handling.

Unlock Complete URL Race 1 in Stage 2
0 - 60 mph 0 - 100 mph Top Speed Torque Power
Stock 8.58 seconds 24.08 seconds 125.0 mph (201 km/h) 379.8 ft-lb 345.6 bhp
Fully Upgraded 4.82 seconds 13.01 seconds 213.0 mph (343 km/h) 505.7 ft-lb 551.0 bhp


  • A Cadillac Escalade can be seen in the introduction cinematic of Need for Speed: Underground 2.
  • Entering the cheat code "yodogg" at the start screen in the PC release of Need for Speed: Underground 2 will unlock a Snoop Dogg sponsored Cadillac Escalade.