Compare 2012 Cadillac Escalade ESV vs 2012 Porsche Cayenne

2012 Cadillac Escalade ESV
2012 Porsche Cayenne
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2WD 4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Base 14 18 $61,494 $65,770
AWD 4-Door Base 13 18 $63,879 $68,320
2WD 4-Door Luxury 14 18 $65,445 $69,995
AWD 4-Door Luxury 13 18 $67,829 $72,545
2WD 4-Door Premium 14 18 $70,008 $74,875
AWD 4-Door Premium 13 18 $72,392 $77,425
2WD 4-Door Platinum Edition 14 18 $77,179 $82,545
AWD 4-Door Platinum Edition 13 18 $79,563 $85,095
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AWD 4-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Manual 15 22 $43,200 $48,200
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic 16 23 $45,900 $51,200
AWD 4-Door S 16 22 $58,320 $65,000
AWD 4-Door Hybrid S 20 24 $61,920 $69,000
AWD 4-Door Turbo 15 22 $96,210 $107,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$61,494
$43,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$65,770
$48,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1096 / month
$803 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Porsche Cayenne comes equipped to take on a rugged trail, the racetrack, and child ferrying, all in the same day.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
38.1 -
Front Hip Room (in)
60.5 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
64.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
61.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 58.9
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Leg Room (in)
34.9 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 - TBD -
Third Hip Room (in)
49.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 67.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
NA -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
222.9 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
73.1 67.1
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
NA -
Wheelbase (in)
130.0 114.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.1 76.3
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
NA -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
21.5 -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 65.7
Track Width, Front (in)
- 65.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 190.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
137.4 62.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
45.8 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 45.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
90.0 23.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 13.0 x 1.1
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.2 13.8 x 1.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 22.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.0 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.9-12.5
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZRS - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R18 P255/55R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
QXK - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/65R18 P255/55R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 P195/75R18
Front Tire Order Code
QXK - TBD -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8000 5952
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1200 893
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7200 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3300 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2852 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2921 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4398
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
403 @ 5700 300 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
417 @ 4300 295 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
L94 NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 22
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.53
Trans Order Code
MYC NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.21
Trans Description Cont.
HD Automatic w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 4.68
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA 10.2
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.69
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.00
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Escalade ESV Porsche Cayenne
Body Code
130" WB -
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.10 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3300 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.6 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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