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Q: I'm looking to buy 2003 Cadillac Escalade.

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I'm looking to buy this vehicle. What are the common costs to maintain? oil, battery, etc. Is this vehicle famous for potential problems. is there any thing specific I should be checking?

My car has 80000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there:

In general, the 2003 Cadillac Escalade is a pretty reliable vehicle. With only 80,000 miles on a 2003 model, it’s likely that this car was lightly driven and possibly well maintained. You might want to ask the current owner for service records, and have a VIN history report completed. The best thing any potential car buyer can do to ensure their future car is a good one is to have a mobile mechanic complete a pre-purchase car inspection.

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