2004 Cadillac Escalade Consumer Review: A "Truck" underneath the Glamo
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2004 Cadillac Escalade - Consumer Review

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Base 4dr SUV (6.0L V8 AWD 4-speed Automatic)

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A "Truck" underneath the Glamour
By latrae75 on

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2004 Cadillac Escalade AWD 4dr SUV (6.0L 8cyl 4A)

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I purchased my 2004 Escalade with the 6.0 liter in February. It was certified and came with the extended factory bumper to bumper 6yr/100k warranty. I hear about people complaining about it's fuel economy, but you must realize that behind all the chrome and flash that this is still a 5700 lb truck with a 6 liter V8. I use to get about 17 mpg on the highway, but I have installed a K&N filter($50) and a custom Flowmaster exhaust system($450), and now I get between 20-21 mpg with premium(93 octane) gas on the highway cruising at 70 mph, with 22" wheels. If fuel consumption is a worry for you, then simply don't buy an suv. But this truck is absolutely awesome, especially on long 200+ mile trips.

Best Features

Powerful on road presence. The 6.0 liter engine. The extremely comfortable seats.

Worst Features

Power rear hatch.
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