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2006 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2004 Cadillac Escalade

To start off, 2006 Cadillac Escalade is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Cadillac Escalade. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Cadillac Escalade 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 5 more horse power than 2004 Cadillac Escalade. (340 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Cadillac Escalade should accelerate faster than 2004 Cadillac Escalade. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Cadillac Escalade weights approximately 45 kg more than 2004 Cadillac Escalade. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 135 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Cadillac Escalade. (380 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Cadillac Escalade will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Cadillac Escalade.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Cadillac Escalade 2004 Cadillac Escalade
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model Escalade Escalade
Year Released 2006 2004
Body Type SUV Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5998 cc 5967 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 345 HP 340 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 515 Nm 380 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2691 kg 2646 kg
Vehicle Length 5630 mm 5630 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1910 mm 1930 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 3380 mm
Fuel Consumption City 18.2 L/100km 18.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 15.8 L/100km 15.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 64 L


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