Compare 2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT vs 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche

2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT
2009 Chevrolet Avalanche
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AWD 4-Door AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door AWD 4-Door 11 14 $57,156 $61,130
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2WD Crew Cab 130" LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Crew Cab 130" LS 14 20 $32,977 $35,460
2WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/1LT 14 20 $33,786 $36,330
2WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/2LT 14 20 $35,763 $38,455
4WD Crew Cab 130" LS 14 19 $35,814 $38,510
4WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/1LT 14 19 $36,623 $39,380
4WD Crew Cab 130" LT w/2LT 14 19 $38,599 $41,505
2WD Crew Cab 130" LTZ 14 20 $40,594 $43,650
4WD Crew Cab 130" LTZ 14 19 $43,431 $46,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,156
$32,977
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,130
$35,460
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1019 / month
$591 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Cadillac Escalade stands out in any crowd; it's the only transforming luxury truck/SUV out there. By offering the best of both worlds, the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche makes choosing between a truck and an SUV a heck of a lot easier.
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Fuel Economy
City
11 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
14 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
64.4 64.4
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 41.1
Second Hip Room (in)
62.3 62.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.3 65.3
Second Head Room (in)
40.0 40.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.3 65.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
130.0 130.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 9.1
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.1 79.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.9 31.0
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 38.8
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - NA
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
222.0 221.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 9.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in)
74.5 76.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 52.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
63.3 63.0 Min, 98.2 Max
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
108.9 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- TBD - 50.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 22.5
Cargo Volume (ft³)
60.3 45.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 50.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 13.5 x .78
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 x 1.18
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Inboard LH Frame Rail
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 31
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.75 17.75
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 43.0
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2135
Spare Tire Order Code
ZRS ZRS
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R18 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2135
Rear Tire Order Code
QXK QAN
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2135
Front Tire Size
P265/65R18 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
QXK QAN
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
760 750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7600 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14000 11000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4100 4100
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2995 2654
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7200 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3800 3500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2995 2822
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 16.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
145 145
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
417 @ 4300 335 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
L9H LY5
Displacement
6.2L/376 5.3L/325
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
403 @ 5700 310 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
14 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
11 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
Borg Warner BW 4481 AWD NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 4.03
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.53
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.85
Drivetrain
AWD Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.36
Trans Order Code
MYC MYC
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
HD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
5 Door Crew Cab 4 Door Crew Cab
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Escalade EXT Chevrolet Avalanche
Body Code
NA NA
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 1.81
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3925 3400
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.10 1.12
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 4000
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 1.81
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil springs Coil Over Shock
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3800 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.08
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Body on
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 3

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