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2009 Cadillac BLS vs. 2003 Cadillac Seville

To start off, 2009 Cadillac BLS is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Cadillac Seville. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Cadillac Seville would be higher. At 4,565 cc (8 cylinders), 2003 Cadillac Seville is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Cadillac Seville (300 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 48 more horse power than 2009 Cadillac BLS. (252 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Cadillac Seville should accelerate faster than 2009 Cadillac BLS. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Cadillac Seville weights approximately 171 kg more than 2009 Cadillac BLS. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2003 Cadillac Seville (407 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 42 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Cadillac BLS. (365 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2003 Cadillac Seville will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Cadillac BLS. 2003 Cadillac Seville has automatic transmission and 2009 Cadillac BLS has manual transmission. 2009 Cadillac BLS will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2003 Cadillac Seville will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Cadillac BLS 2003 Cadillac Seville
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model BLS Seville
Year Released 2009 2003
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2792 cc 4565 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 252 HP 300 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 365 Nm 407 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.1 mm 93 mm
Engine Stroke Size 74.8 mm 84 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1635 kg 1806 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 5110 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2890 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.2 L/100km 15.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 70 L


 

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