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2009 Cadillac BLS vs. 2005 Cadillac SRX

To start off, 2009 Cadillac BLS is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Cadillac SRX. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Cadillac SRX would be higher. At 3,556 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Cadillac SRX is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Cadillac SRX (255 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 2009 Cadillac BLS. (252 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Cadillac SRX should accelerate faster than 2009 Cadillac BLS. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Cadillac SRX weights approximately 325 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.

Because 2005 Cadillac SRX is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Cadillac BLS. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Cadillac SRX 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, 2009 Cadillac BLS (365 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Cadillac SRX. (342 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2009 Cadillac BLS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Cadillac SRX.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Cadillac BLS 2005 Cadillac SRX
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Year Released 2009 2005
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2792 cc 3556 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 252 HP 255 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 365 Nm 342 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.1 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 74.8 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.2:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1635 kg 1960 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4960 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1730 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2960 mm


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