2009 Cadillac Escalade vs. 1977 Chevrolet Citation
To start off, 2009 Cadillac Escalade is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Chevrolet Citation would be higher. At 6,161 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Cadillac Escalade is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Cadillac Escalade weights approximately 1459 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.
Because 2009 Cadillac Escalade is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Cadillac Escalade 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.
Compare all specifications:
|2009 Cadillac Escalade||1977 Chevrolet Citation|
|Engine Size||6161 cc||2835 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||8 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||403 HP||0 HP|
|Fuel Type||Gasoline - Premium||Gasoline|
|Vehicle Weight||2609 kg||1150 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5650 mm||4490 mm|
|Vehicle Width||2020 mm||1740 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1900 mm||1360 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2950 mm||2670 mm|