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1959 Cadillac 62 vs. 2002 Cadillac CTS

To start off, 2002 Cadillac CTS is newer by 43 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1959 Cadillac 62. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1959 Cadillac 62 would be higher. At 6,382 cc (8 cylinders), 1959 Cadillac 62 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Cadillac CTS (220 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 23 more horse power than 1959 Cadillac 62. (197 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Cadillac CTS should accelerate faster than 1959 Cadillac 62. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1959 Cadillac 62 weights approximately 507 kg more than 2002 Cadillac CTS.

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1959 Cadillac 62 2002 Cadillac CTS
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model 62 CTS
Year Released 1959 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6382 cc 3173 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 197 HP 220 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 6000 RPM
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2125 kg 1618 kg
Vehicle Length 5730 mm 4840 mm
Vehicle Width 2040 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 2900 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 79 L 66 L


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