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Why you should buy this car:
The Escalade is an urban style statement. 'Nuff said?

Why you shouldn't buy this car:
It's an over-priced, dim-witted, gas-guzzling, poorly packaged, badge-engineered Tahoe that immediately identifies you as an environmentally insensitive urban style victim.

Suitability Parameters:
· Speed Merchants: No
· Fashion Victims: Yes
· Treehuggers: No
· Mack Daddies: Yes
· Tuner Crowd: No
· Hairdressers: No
· Penny Pinchers: No
· Euro Snobs: No
· Working Stiffs: No
· Technogeeks: No
· Poseurs: No
· Soccer Moms: No
· Nascar Dads: No
· Golfing Grandparents: No

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Vitals
· Manufacturer: Cadillac
· Model tested: Escalade AWD
· Model year: 2007
· Price as Tested: $65,480
· Engine type: 6.2-liter V8
· Horsepower: 403hp @ 5700 rpm
· Torque: 417 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm
· Redline: 5900 rpm
· Wheels and Tires: 9.0 x 22 in/cast aluminum; Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza M+S, P285/45R-22 110H
· Drive type: AWD
· 0 - 60: 6.3 secs.
· 1/4 mile: 14.8 secs. @ 95mph
· Top speed: 107mph (limited)
· Fuel economy city/highway: 13 / 19
· NHTSA crash test rating front/side/rollover: 4/3/3

[By Robert Farago]

Related:
Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Cadillac Escalade (AWD), Part 2 [internal]
Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Cadillac Escalade (AWD), Part 1 [internal]