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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    Making adjustments in 1 mph (Canada:1 km/h) increments
    ► Briefly press the cruise control lever to the pressure point, up 1 for a higher speed or down 2 for a lower speed. The last speed stored is increased or reduced. ...

    Tire valves
    Keep the valve caps screwed down firmly to prevent water or dirt entering the valve. Check the valves for leaks when checking the tire pressures. ...

    Windshield deicer (if so equipped)
    The windshield deicer switch (rear window and outside mirror defroster switch) operates when the ignition switch is in the ON position. The deicer is used to remove ice from the windshield w ...