Back in April, GM Authority brought readers exclusive pricing for the 2021 Cadillac Escalade and larger 2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV. Now we’re happy to follow that scoop up with another and reveal the price of the 2021 Cadillac Escalade Super Cruise system, as well.
Put simply, adding the Super Cruise semi-autonomous system to the Escalade will cost anywhere from $2,500 to $6,150, but this depends on the trim level chosen and other factors, so let’s break it down.
For starters, the 2021 Cadillac Escalade Super Cruise system will not be available on the base Luxury trim level. It will only be available on the Premium Luxury and Premium Luxury Platinum, as well as Sport and Sport Platinum trims. On non-Platinum Premium Luxury and Sport models, adding Super Cruise also requires the $3,650 Driver Assist and Technology Package (production code ST1), which adds the following:
- Automatic Seat Belt Tightening
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Illuminating front sill plates
- Enhanced Automatic Emergency Braking
- Reverse Automatic Braking
- Air Ride Adaptive suspension
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade Super Cruise option will add another $2,500 on top of the $3,5650 ST1 package, resulting in a total feature cost of $6,150. On Premium Luxury Platinum and Sport Platinum models, Super Cruise will be a $2,500 standalone option. This same package and pricing structure also applies for the 2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV.
|Luxury||Premium Luxury||Sport||Premium Luxury Platinum||Sport Platinum|
|Driver Assist and Technology Package (required for Super Cruise)||Not available||3,650||3,650||Included||Included|
|Super Cruise||Not available||2,500||2,500||2,500||2,500|
|Total Cost||Not available||6,150||6,150||2500||2500|
Super Cruise, for those who need a refresher, is GM’s semi-autonomous, hands-free driver assistance system. The technology can be used on limited-access highways in the United States and Canada and handles most aspects of the highway driving task, including stopping and speeding up with the flow of traffic and navigating curves. The system, which uses an onboard camera to monitor the driver’s level of attentiveness, can also execute auto lane-change maneuvers. Super Cruise requires an active OnStar plan, an active Wi-Fi Hotspot, a working electrical system, call reception and a GPS signal in order to work properly.
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade, which debuted during a special event in Beverly Hills back in February, will begin production in June at GM’s Arlington Assembly plant in Texas. Pricing will start at $77,490 for the standard length Escalade in the base-level luxury trim.
This article was created in collaboration with our sister site, Cadillac Society.