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2009 Cadillac BLS vs. 1987 Cadillac Brougham

To start off, 2009 Cadillac BLS is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Cadillac Brougham. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Cadillac Brougham would be higher. At 5,032 cc (8 cylinders), 1987 Cadillac Brougham is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1987 Cadillac Brougham weights approximately 315 kg more than 2009 Cadillac BLS.

Because 1987 Cadillac Brougham is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1987 Cadillac Brougham. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Cadillac BLS, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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.

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2009 Cadillac BLS 1987 Cadillac Brougham
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model BLS Brougham
Year Released 2009 1987
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2792 cc 5032 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 252 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1635 kg 1950 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 5630 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1950 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 3090 mm


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