Cadillac Escalade: Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only) - Fuel - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: 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 methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT). We recommend against the use of gasolines containing MMT. See Fuel Additives   for additional information.

    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 ...

    California Fuel Requirements
    If the vehicle is certified to meet California Emissions Standards, it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications. See the underhood emission control label. If this fuel is ...

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    Special Application Services
    Severe Commercial Use Vehicles Only: Lubricate chassis components every 5 000 km/ 3,000 mi. Have underbody flushing service performed once a year. ...

    All-Wheel-Drive Vehicles
    Dinghy and Dolly Towing Notice: Towing an all-wheel-drive vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, or even with only two of its wheels on the ground, will damage drivetrain components. Do no ...

    Used engine oil
    Prolonged contact with engine oil may cause serious skin disorders, including dermatitis and cancer of the skin. Always wash thoroughly after contact. It is illegal to pollute drains, water cours ...