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2006 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2006 Cadillac DTS

To start off, both 2006 Cadillac Escalade and 2006 Cadillac DTS were released in the same year (2006). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. 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 70 more horse power than 2006 Cadillac DTS. (275 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Cadillac Escalade should accelerate faster than 2006 Cadillac DTS.

Because 2006 Cadillac Escalade is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 Cadillac DTS. 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 119 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Cadillac DTS. (396 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 Cadillac Escalade will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Cadillac DTS.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Cadillac Escalade 2006 Cadillac DTS
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model Escalade DTS
Year Released 2006 2006
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5998 cc 4572 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 345 HP 275 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 515 Nm 396 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 Length 5630 mm 5280 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1910 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 2940 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 14 L/100km 9.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 18.2 L/100km 13.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 15.8 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 68 L


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