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1990 Buick Electra Limited Sedan FWD
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2021 Cadillac Escalade
Luxury 4WD
Cherise Threewitt Test Drive Review:

Youthful aspiration often translates into adult acquisition. When the first Cadillac Escalade went on sale and quickly became an American popular culture icon, the oldest Millennials w...

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 10
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5
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Specs

2021 Cadillac Escalade
Luxury 4WD
1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
14 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
19 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 24 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
277 hp @ 3,750 RPM
420 hp @ 5,600 RPM
165 hp @ 4,800 RPM
Torque
460 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
460 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
210 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
15:1
11.5:1
8.5:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
6,200 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.3 in x 3.54 in
4.06 in x 3.62 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 44.5 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 41.7 in 41.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 25.5 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,647 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 7,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 8,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 211.9 in 196.9 in
Width 81.1 in 72.4 in
Height 76.7 in 54.3 in
Wheelbase 120.9 in 110.8 in

Available Options

2021 Cadillac Escalade
Luxury 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Dark Mocha Metallic
  • Dark Moon Blue Metallic
  • Infrared Tintcoat
  • Sandstone Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Metallic

Option Packages

  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 12-Spoke Chrome Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 12-Spoke Gloss Black Alloy Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) Multi-Spoke Polished Alloy Wheels With Dark Android Gloss Finish
  • LPO, Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
  • LPO, Bright Sport Mesh Grille With GALVANO Surround
  • LPO, Cargo Convenience Package
  • LPO, Illuminated Door Sill Plates, Front And Rear
  • LPO, Illumination Package
  • LPO, Performance Upgrade Package
  • LPO, Radiant Package
1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD

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