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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
Make Cadillac Chevrolet
Model Escalade Citation
Year Released 2009 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6161 cc 2835 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 403 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
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


 

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