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2006 Cadillac Escalade vs. 1982 Cadillac Seville

To start off, 2006 Cadillac Escalade is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Cadillac Seville. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Cadillac Seville would be higher. At 5,998 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Cadillac Escalade is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Cadillac Escalade (345 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 222 more horse power than 1982 Cadillac Seville. (123 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Cadillac Escalade should accelerate faster than 1982 Cadillac Seville. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Cadillac Escalade weights approximately 1001 kg more than 1982 Cadillac Seville. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Cadillac Escalade is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1982 Cadillac Seville. 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, 2006 Cadillac Escalade (515 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 258 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Cadillac Seville. (257 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2006 Cadillac Escalade will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Cadillac Seville.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Cadillac Escalade 1982 Cadillac Seville
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model Escalade Seville
Year Released 2006 1982
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5998 cc 4079 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 345 HP 123 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 515 Nm 257 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2691 kg 1690 kg
Vehicle Length 5630 mm 5210 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1910 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 2900 mm


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