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2020 Cadillac Escalade
4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$78,712
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,444
14 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Cadillac Escalade
4WD
No Expert Reviews
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
A. Lessels Preview:

The 2011 Cadillac DTS lives on and offers up many of the same features that marked its debut in limousine form for the second inauguration of President George Herbert Walker Bush in 20...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Cadillac Escalade
4WD
No User Reviews
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
writes:
Power Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L better.
"Lincolns RWD"
Looks/Style Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L better.
"More ROOM for ANY Passenger..!!"
writes:
Handling Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD worse.
"I do not know."
Family Car Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD better.
"It does not!!"
writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2011 Cadillac STS V6 Premium RWD better.
"Prefer buckets to bench seats. "
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Cadillac STS V6 Premium RWD better.
"I bought the STS over the DTS because Ive already had 2 STSs before and found them to be the perfect size. Cadillac should NEVER have discountinued the STS. I had trouble even finding one to buy. Was thrilled to find a 2010 STS V model with the Northstar v-8 engine. The CTSs were plentiful to find and buy, but are inferior quality and ride like a truck. The DTSs are also plentyful and are nice cars but are still too big. BRING BACK the STS model!! "

Specs

2020 Cadillac Escalade
4WD
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
21 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
420 hp @ 5,600 RPM
275 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
460 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10:1
Displacement
6,200 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
4.06 in x 3.62 in
3.66 in x 3.3 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.3 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 39 in 41.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.2 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,420 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 8,100 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 8,100 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 203.9 in 207.6 in
Width 80.5 in 74.8 in
Height 74.4 in 57.6 in
Wheelbase 116 in 115.6 in

Available Options

2020 Cadillac Escalade
4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Raven
  • Crystal White Tricoat
  • Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic
  • Dark Mocha Metallic
  • Radiant Silver Metallic
  • Red Passion Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Metallic

Option Packages

  • GALVANO Surround Grille LPO
  • LPO, Radiant Package
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 6-Spoke Alloy Wheels With High-Gloss Black Finish
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) Split 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels With Chrome Finish
  • LPO, Front Brake Kit-Performance
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 5-Spoke Alloy Wheels With Ultra Bright Machined/High-Gloss Black Finish
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 7-Spoke Black-Painted Wheels With Chrome Inserts With Black Center Caps
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels With Silver Finish
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) Split 6-Spoke Alloy Wheels With Ultra Bright Machined/MANOOGIAN Silver Finish
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD

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