Cadillac Escalade: Recommended Fuel - Fuel - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Recommended Fuel

Use premium unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 91 or higher. You can also use regular unleaded gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher, but the vehicle's acceleration could be slightly reduced, and a slight audible knocking noise, commonly referred to as spark knock, might be heard. If the octane is less than 87, you might notice a heavy knocking noise when you drive. If this occurs, use a gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher as soon as possible. Otherwise, you could damage the engine. If heavy knocking is heard when using gasoline rated at 91 octane or higher, the engine needs service.

    Fuel
    Use of the recommended fuel is an important part of the proper maintenance of this vehicle. To help keep the engine clean and maintain optimum vehicle performance, we recommend the use of gasoline a ...

    Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)
    At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM specification D 4814 in the United States or CAN/CGSB-3.5 or 3.511 in Canada. Some gasolines contain an octane-enhancing additive called methylcyclopentadieny ...

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    Selecting a radio station
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    Ashtray in the rear-compartment centerconsole
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    BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM driving situations
    Another vehicle approaching from behind The BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light illuminates if a vehicle enters the detection zone from behind in an adjacent lane. However, if t ...