2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT

Posted in Cadillac on June 15th, 2009 by admin –
2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT

General

General Motors released the 2009 version of Cadillac Escalade EXT. This model inherits some features from previous version but there are also few changes from its 2008 forerunner. 2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT is categorized as high-end sport utility truck. This remarkable truck can compete on the sport platform with the Hummer H2 SUT and Lincoln Mark LT. It can be compared also with fully-loaded pickups - like the Toyota Tundra Limited Edition. Last time the Escalade EXT was redesigned in 2007. The Escalade EXT version features E85 capability and blind-zone alert system.

Exterior

The 2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT is 222 in. long, it’s about 20 inches longer than the ordinary Escalade model. EXT cargo bed has got 45.5 cubic feet of capacity - it is almost the same as in the compact, crew cab pickup with short-box. The midgate of the cab switches inward through together with the second seats row. The pickup box is extended to 101 cubic feet of cargo capacity. It features the C-pillar triangular upgrades of GM’s straight from first-generation pickups. The design of 2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT is highlighted by its large square headlights and very angular face. Every EXT has got 18-inch wheels in standard for 22-inch alloy wheels you have to pay extra. LED headlamps are also optional.

Interior

In 2009 EXT you can find two rows of seats that can provide enough space for five adult person. Whats fantastic behind the first row of seats when the second row is folded, the Escalade has 54.3 cubic feet of capacity. The folded midgate makes expanded load. Unfortunately, there aren’t any partition what exposes passangers to the cargo elements. In 2009 Cadillac Escalade EXT you can find a standard leather interior, power front seats and automatic climate control. You have to pay extra for heated, power-tilting steering wheel and GPS.

Safety and Suspension

In Escalade EXT suspension equipment includes very useful items like four-wheel-disc antilock brakes. These kind of brakes can stop even a tank from 55mph in nearly 50 meters. Electronic stability system comes also in standard. For safety every Escalade 2009 has got side curtain airbags and No side-impact airbags for front seats. It is very heavy vehicle so in case of impact lots of force will be aquired by the mass construction of vehicle.

Engine and Transmission

A massive 6.2-liter engine V-8 produces 417 pounds-feet of torque and 404 horsepower. This remarkable engine coolerates with a six-speed automatic transmission. 4WD drive comes is standard. The Cadillac Escalade EXT has got under the hood a 6.2 Liter Vortec V8 with variable valve timing. This wonderful unit generates lots of power that allows this the three ton monster reach 60 mph in about seven seconds and tow over 6k pounds. The trasmission is a 6-speed Hydra-Matic unit serves up smooth shifts and features a manumatic mode with driver selectable shifting.
engine

V-8 6.2 liters 403 hp

Torque 417 lb-ft./rpm 4,300
Payload 1,210 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 31.0 gal.
Maximum towing capacity 7,500 lbs.
Turning radius 21.5 ‘
Gross weight 7,200 lbs.
Curb 5,990 lbs.

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