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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 12 18 $47,681 $51,745
4WD 4-Door N/A N/A $50,291 $54,645
AWD 4-Door
Pricing
Invoice Price
$47,681
$50,773
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,745
$54,890
Monthly Payment Estimate
$862 / month
$915 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT stands out as the world's only transforming luxury truck/SUV.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 -
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 41.1
Second Hip Room (in) 59.9 62.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.3 65.3
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Leg Room (in) 37.7 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 40.0
Third Hip Room (in) 51.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.7 65.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.3
Third Head Room (in) 38.0 -
Front Hip Room (in) 60.2 64.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 168.5 -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 78.1 74.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.2 -
Wheelbase (in) 131.0 130.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 79.1
Track Width, Front (in) 67.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.1 -
Length, Overall (in) 223.3 -
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) - 222.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 86.3 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 128.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 42.6 -
Cargo Volume (ft³) - 60.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) - 63.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - 108.9
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x - TBD - 13.6 x 0.8
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 33.5 31
Fuel Tank Location - - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.93 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/70R18 P265/65R18
Rear Tire Order Code T22 QXK
Front Tire Size P255/70R18 P265/65R18
Spare Tire Size 17 x - TBD - P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code T22 QXK
Spare Tire Order Code NA ZVL
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 760
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 7600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 6196 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 14000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2919
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 7200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 4100
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2919
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3800
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5000 403 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 365 @ 3750 417 @ 4300
Engine Order Code 995 L92
Displacement 5.4L/330 6.2L/378
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 18
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive AWD
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.36
Trans Order Code - TBD - MYC
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.15
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD HD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.03
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.53
Trans Type 6 6
Transfer Case Model - Borg Warner BW 4481 AWD
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln Navigator L Cadillac Escalade EXT
Body Style 4 Door 5 Door Crew Cab
Body Code - NA
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 1.10
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.41
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) multi-link -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 46
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil springs
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.42
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3925
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3800
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder
 
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