The Escalade can seat up to eight people if a no-charge additional bench seat is installed. It is powered by a 345 hp 6.0-liter V-8 engine that is controlled by a four-speed automatic transmission. It is available in rear- and all-wheel drive. The rear-wheel drive version has a towing capacity of 7,400 lbs and the all-wheel drive version has a capacity of 8,100 lbs. Standard features include XM Satellite Radio, power-adjustable pedals, a weight-distributing trailer hitch, and a tire-pressure monitor.The Cadillac Escalade is a carryover from 2005.