The brand-new 2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT is happening. However, some sources are saying that this model is not in the production stage yet. To this day, we heard a couple of interesting rumors about this amazing pickup truck. The comeback will happen, however, most of the details are a complete mystery. For example, the latest reports are saying the Escalade EXT will arrive with an all-electric powertrain. General Motors announced its plans for the future, and we know that electric pickup will go on sale in 2022. This could be the all-new Escalade EXT. After all, it is a perfect candidate for electrification.
From what we know, the new model will share almost nothing with its predecessor. Thanks to that, Escalade EXT will arrive as a brand-new model that will borrow a couple of things from GMC Hummer EV pickup. Moreover, Chevy Avalanche will reportedly have a great impact on the new Escalade EXT. Here’s everything you need to know about this pickup truck.
2022 Escalade EXT Design
At this moment, renderings are the only source of info about the design of the 2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT. This isn’t a reliable source of information but it is something for a start. New Escalade EXT pickup truck is imagined as a model based on the Escalade SUV. More precisely, everything from the c-pillar forward will be exactly the same.
Of course, the EXT version will depart from its sibling in some other categories. The boxy rear part is replaced with a short bed with a tonneau cover. The vertical taillamps are looking modern but are actually smaller than the taillights on the SUV version. See it for yourself.
What About the Rest of the Vehicle?
From what we hear, the new 2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT will share a lot of things with GMC Hummer EV. That includes the same architecture and the EXT version is rumored to arrive with an all-electric powertrain. Some other things will be shared with the Chevy Avalanche model, including the folding mid-gate.
The interior will look very upright so Escalade EXT will be a premium pickup truck. The cabin will be full of advanced technologies and high-quality materials. On the other hand, we don’t know anything about possible cab configuration and trim levels.
Comeback – Is it Happening?
A few years ago, GM confirmed the return of this pickup truck. Moreover, we’ve seen the company’s plan to release an electric pickup truck in 2022. The most likely candidate is the 2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT. Some other reports are suggesting the Silverado EV variant. Both outcomes are likely to happen. As for the Cadillac EXT, this model was produced in the early 2000s and it lasted for 11 years.
The first model was built around the same architecture as Chevy Avalanche. However, things are completely different now. In order to make a comeback, new Escalade EXT will have to depart from its predecessor in basically every department.
2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT Release Date
We think more details will become available in the coming months. Moreover, the new 2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT will hit the markets by the end of 2021 or early in 2022. Its comeback is a complete mystery at the moment. However, the new GMC Hummer EV will surely arrive first and it could give us a glimpse of what to expect from the next-gen Escalade EXT.