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2006 Cadillac Escalade vs. 1970 Cadillac Eldorado

To start off, 2006 Cadillac Escalade is newer by 36 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Cadillac Eldorado. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Cadillac Eldorado would be higher. At 7,734 cc (8 cylinders), 1970 Cadillac Eldorado is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Cadillac Escalade weights approximately 597 kg more than 1970 Cadillac Eldorado.

Because 2006 Cadillac Escalade is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1970 Cadillac Eldorado. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 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, 1970 Cadillac Eldorado (710 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 195 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Cadillac Escalade. (515 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1970 Cadillac Eldorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Cadillac Escalade.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Cadillac Escalade 1970 Cadillac Eldorado
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model Escalade Eldorado
Year Released 2006 1970
Body Type Pickup Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5967 cc 7734 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 228 HP
Torque 515 Nm 710 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 101.6 mm 109.3 mm
Engine Stroke Size 91.9 mm 103.1 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2667 kg 2070 kg
Vehicle Length 5620 mm 5620 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 2040 mm
Vehicle Height 1940 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 3050 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 79 L


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