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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    Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
    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 vehicle ...

    Transmission Messages
    MANUAL SHIFT This message displays when the automatic transmission is in manual mode. See Manual Mode   for more information. TRANSMISSION HOT IDLE ENGINE Notice: Do not drive the vehicl ...

    Checking engine coolant level
    Check the coolant level in the reservoir when the engine is cold. If the coolant level is below MIN 2 , open the reservoir tank cap and add coolant up to the MAX1 level. If the reservoir tan ...