Compare 2006 BMW 5-Series vs 2006 Cadillac Escalade

2006 BMW 5-Series
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525i 4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 525i 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 30 $38,855 $42,500
5 Series 525xi 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 28 $40,855 $44,700
5 Series 530i 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 30 $42,770 $46,800
5 Series 530xi 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 28 $44,770 $49,000
5 Series 530xi 4-Door Sports Wgn AWD 19 28 $46,955 $51,400
5 Series 550i 4-Door Sedan RWD 16 23 $52,415 $57,400
5 Series M5 4-Door Sedan 12 18 $74,070 $81,200
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4-Door 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escalade 4-Door 2WD 14 18 $49,811 $53,850
Escalade 4-Door AWD 13 17 $52,174 $56,405
Escalade ESV 4-Door AWD Platinum Edition 13 17 $64,911 $70,175
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,855
$49,811
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,500
$53,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$708 / month
$898 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 65.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 61.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.0 -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 61.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 65.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 39.4
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Third Leg Room (in)
- 27.3
Third Hip Room (in)
- 49.0
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 64.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 76.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 116.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 9.7
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
- - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- 22
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 30.0
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 198.9
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 9.7
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- 22
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 16.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- 77.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 63.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 104.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 13 x 1.18
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 12 x 1.14
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 26
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- N/A
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 39.5
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 12.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QAN
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P265/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QAN
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2305
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2305
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 7400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 740
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3428 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2676
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 14000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2676
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6800
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 13.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 2750 380 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA LQ9
Displacement
3.0L/183 6.0L/366
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 6250 345 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas V8
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 14
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.32 3.06
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive 2WD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.94 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.46 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA M32
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual HD Automatic w/OD
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Cadillac Escalade
Body Code
- NA
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 46
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Indep torsion bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 1.10
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Integral 5-link coil springs
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.73
Axle Type - Front
- Independent Driving
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder-type
Doors
Side Door Type
- - TBD -

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