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2009 Cadillac BLS vs. 1989 Cadillac Cimarron

To start off, 2009 Cadillac BLS is newer by 20 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Cadillac Cimarron. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Cadillac Cimarron would be higher. At 2,844 cc (6 cylinders), 1989 Cadillac Cimarron is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Cadillac BLS (252 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 129 more horse power than 1989 Cadillac Cimarron. (123 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Cadillac BLS should accelerate faster than 1989 Cadillac Cimarron. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Cadillac BLS weights approximately 485 kg more than 1989 Cadillac Cimarron. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than 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.

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2009 Cadillac BLS 1989 Cadillac Cimarron
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model BLS Cimarron
Year Released 2009 1989
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2792 cc 2844 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 252 HP 123 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1635 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1660 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2580 mm


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