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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 14 20 $51,473 $56,120
4WD 4-Door N/A N/A $54,083 $59,020
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 12 19 $58,161 $62,205
AWD 4-Door 12 19 $60,545 $64,755
2WD 4-Door Platinum Edition 12 19 $76,048 $81,335
AWD 4-Door Platinum Edition 12 19 $78,385 $83,835
Pricing
Invoice Price
$51,473
$58,161
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,120
$62,205
Monthly Payment Estimate
$935 / month
$1037 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Considering the weight of the Escalade’s image and its segment-leading performance, the 2009 Cadillac Escalade is hard to beat.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 67.1 61.7
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 39.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 41.1
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Second Hip Room (in) 59.9 60.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.3 65.3
Third Leg Room (in) 37.7 25.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.2
Third Hip Room (in) 51.8 49.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.7 65.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 168.5 -
Third Head Room (in) 38.0 37.9
Front Hip Room (in) 60.2 64.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 78.1 75.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.2 -
Wheelbase (in) 131.0 116.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 79.0
Track Width, Front (in) 67.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.1 -
Length, Overall (in) 223.3 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - 21.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 31.6
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 202.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 9
Step Up Height - Front (in) - 21.8
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 9
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 86.3 60.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 128.2 108.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 42.6 16.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.5 x 1.3 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) 13.1 x 0.9 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 26
Fuel Tank Location - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 -
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 - 17.8
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 3
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 ZRS
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 1185
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 7900
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) 6042 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 14000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2635
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3250
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2855
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 23.2 17.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 310 @ 5100 403 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 365 @3600 417 @ 4300
Engine Order Code 995 L9H
Displacement 5.4L/330 6.2L/376
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 12
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 19
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 2WD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.36
Trans Order Code 44G 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 - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Lincoln Navigator L Cadillac Escalade
Body Code - NA
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 1.10
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.41
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-link coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 46
Suspension Type - Front Independent Indep torsion bar
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.42
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3925
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4100
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3250
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 2
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder-type
Doors
Side Door Type - Swing-out
 
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