Cadillac Escalade: Fuel - Fuel - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: 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 advertised as TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline.

Look for the TOP TIER label on the fuel pump to ensure gasoline meets enhanced detergency standards developed by auto companies. A list of marketers providing TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline can be found at www.toptiergas.com.

Vehicles that have a FlexFuel badge and a yellow fuel cap can use either unleaded

Vehicles that have a FlexFuel badge and a yellow fuel cap can use either unleaded gasoline or ethanol fuel containing up to 85% ethanol (E85). See Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)  . For all other vehicles, use only the unleaded gasoline described under Recommended Fuel  .

    Fuel
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    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 slight ...

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    Power Windows
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    Airbag System
    The vehicle has the following airbags: ► A frontal airbag for the driver. ► A frontal airbag for the front outboard passenger. ► A seat-mounted side impact airbag for the driver. ...

    Checking the brake fluid level
    WARNING Brake fluid is highly toxic - keep containers sealed and out of the reach of children. If accidental consumption of fluid is suspected, seek medical attention immediately. If the fl ...