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2002 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Cadillac Escalade. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Cadillac Escalade would be higher. At 5,966 cc (8 cylinders), 2002 Cadillac Escalade is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Cadillac Escalade (340 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 119 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Cadillac Escalade should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Cadillac Escalade weights approximately 893 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2002 Cadillac Escalade is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Cadillac Escalade will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2002 Cadillac Escalade (380 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 65 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2002 Cadillac Escalade will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Cadillac Escalade 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Cadillac Mercedes-Benz
Model Escalade E
Year Released 2002 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5966 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 340 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 380 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2678 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 5630 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1930 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 80 L


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