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2009 Cadillac BLS vs. 2006 Cadillac BLS

To start off, 2009 Cadillac BLS is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Cadillac BLS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Cadillac BLS would be higher. At 2,792 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Cadillac BLS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Cadillac BLS (252 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 78 more horse power than 2006 Cadillac BLS. (174 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Cadillac BLS should accelerate faster than 2006 Cadillac BLS. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Cadillac BLS weights approximately 135 kg more than 2006 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, 2009 Cadillac BLS (365 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Cadillac BLS. (265 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2009 Cadillac BLS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Cadillac BLS.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Cadillac BLS 2006 Cadillac BLS
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Year Released 2009 2006
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2792 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 252 HP 174 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 365 Nm 265 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.1 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 74.8 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Acceleration 0-100mph 7 seconds 8.5 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1635 kg 1500 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4690 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2680 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.2 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 58 L


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