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Selected Style 4-Door 4WD
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD 12 16 $42,450 $46,225
4-Door AWD 3.2L
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 17 21 $30,410 $34,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,450
$30,410
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,225
$34,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$770 / month
$583 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 16 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.8 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 40.3
Front Hip Room (in) 59.9 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 51.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 59.7 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 58.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 8.4
Length, Overall (in) 201.4 180.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 61.4 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 75.0 69.9
Liftover Height (in) 33.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 117.5 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.0 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 52.2 42.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 66.9 40.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 61.4 39.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.8 40.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 77.8 72.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 118.2 85.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.22 x 0.59
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.15 x 2.75 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.25 11.93 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Channel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 30.0 19
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 18.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 37
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.6 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 255/65R16
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 255/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 800 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1650
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5572 4387
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8 11.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 2800 233 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.7L/350 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 4600 215 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.72 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.93
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.49
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.69
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Cadillac Escalade Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Leaf w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Torsion Bar w/Torsion Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 - TBD -
 
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