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2006 Cadillac Escalade vs. 1999 Cadillac Seville

To start off, 2006 Cadillac Escalade is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Cadillac Seville. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 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 74 more horse power than 1999 Cadillac Seville. (271 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Cadillac Escalade should accelerate faster than 1999 Cadillac Seville. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Cadillac Escalade weights approximately 939 kg more than 1999 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 1999 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 108 more torque (in Nm) than 1999 Cadillac Seville. (407 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 Cadillac Escalade will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1999 Cadillac Seville.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Cadillac Escalade 1999 Cadillac Seville
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model Escalade Seville
Year Released 2006 1999
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5998 cc 4565 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 345 HP 271 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 515 Nm 407 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 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 1752 kg
Vehicle Length 5630 mm 5000 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1910 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 72 L


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