Cadillac Escalade: Driving for Better Fuel Economy - Performance and Maintenance - In Brief - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Driving for Better Fuel Economy

Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the best fuel economy possible.

  • Avoid fast starts and accelerate smoothly.
  • Brake gradually and avoid abrupt stops.
  • Avoid idling the engine for long periods of time.
  • When road and weather conditions are appropriate, use cruise control.
  • Always follow posted speed limits or drive more slowly when conditions require.
  • Keep vehicle tires properly inflated.
  • Combine several trips into a single trip.
  • Replace the vehicle's tires with the same TPC Spec number molded into the tire's sidewall near the size.
  • Follow recommended scheduled maintenance.
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    Roadside Service
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    Brake System Warning Light
    With the ignition on, the brake system warning light comes on when the parking brake is set. If the vehicle is driven with the parking brake engaged, a chime sounds when the vehicle speed is greater ...

    Arduous driving conditions
    When a vehicle is operated in extremely arduous conditions, more frequent attention must be paid to servicing requirements. Arduous driving conditions include: • Driving in dusty and/or sandy ...