2005 Cadillac STS User Reviews

2005 Cadillac STS Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 18 reviews

  • Performance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"power" 8 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"style" 3 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"high maintenance" 3 reviews

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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6 Review
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Power, style, space, good street manors.

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Gas mileage.

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Cadillac Sts — This car is a very classy car with some performance numbers that would put a crown vic to shame. I don't know what to think if all other sedans make this thing look good or if this thing makes them look bad. I got one of these on an entrance ramp with my dad and it was at 90 mph before we started to merge into traffic. How you ask well its all in the powerplant for this classy well behaved beast. A 32 valve Northstar V-8 powers this beast and while it may be thirsty its worth it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6 Review
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powerful, luxurious and handsome

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gas milage is too low, expensive taxes and there is not too much service in europe

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It Comes From Future — Cadillac doesn't need too much words. It looks like an UFO, you feel the power. You can spinning even TCS on. you must turn TCS on when you are driving wet or dirt roads if not it is not easy to control. There is everything what you need inside of the STS but it is drinking gas and you should think about the taxes if you are living in Turkey or the country takes expensive taxes for V8 engines.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6 Review
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Fun to drive, numerous amenities, reliable Northstar

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The car and engine in particular are both built to last a long time, but when things need replaced, the parts are expensive when compared to those for a Chevy Impala.

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Great Car To Own; Don't Buy New Because Of Depreciation. One Can Own A Lot More Car For Less Money. — The car could easily take part in the Fast and the Furious. While no repairs have been needed, the build quality inside looks kind of cheap for a 50K+ MSRP. Some trim parts look like cheap plastic. Otherwise, interior and exterior styling is on or above par. When compared to my Eldorado, city MPG for this car is around 20.5; I have not had a chance to test highway MPG but I'm guessing it'll be in the upper 20's given my driving habits. The car, with DSC, is very fun to drive.

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2005 Cadillac STS 3.6 Review
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Performance - Quality - Innovation - Appearance - Comfort

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Tire Rumble - Maintenace Costs (Tires $$$)

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2005 Cadillac Sts — This car blends the best all worlds, comfort, performance, economy, quality, reliability, beauty, and prestige all wrapped in an American product. Performance is solid and strong, yet still returns decent fuel economy of about 22 MPG in mixed driving. The interior is luxurious, quiet (except for some tire rumble), very comfortable and well laid out. The elegant exterior is a color called Moonstone Metallic, a charcoal dark gray that shifts depending on the light. Just pure eye candy! Oh and lets not forget absolutely amazing Cadillac service and care, you are treated with great respect and make you feel like a king. Worth the extra cost alone! Overall it makes this car an excellent value in my opinion. After three years, I am still highly satisfied and will only replace with another Caddy in the future!

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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6 Review
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Looks phenomenal

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Could use more space in the back seat area

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Awesome Sts4 — I love this car more than any I've ever owned. It looks phenomenal. Handles like a dream. The all wheel drive is perfect for Indiana winters. The interior is beautiful. I love the XM radio and navigation. Seats are great, heated and air conditioned. Could use more leg room for the back seats, however the trunk is massive! I'll drive this car until the wheels fall off!

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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6 Review
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Engine Response, Electrical Gadgets, Sound System, Looks

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Electrical glitches, runs on high-test, gas mileage.

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Blast To Drive! — So far, I've had the car for a little over a month and completely floored by it. It has great pick-up, great looks, and wonderful amenities. The Bose sound system is simply wonderful. It's a blast to drive the only con I've found is that the NorthStar loves to go through gas. Roughly 18 MPG. I've had a few electrical quirks, but with Cadillac's I've come to expect it.

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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6 Review
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Delicious looks, great engine (4200lb luxo rice burner), plush interior with lots and lots of features: heat/cool seats, 14 speaker Bose 5.1 Studio Surround, Nav, one-touch windows all around, almost everything you could ask for.

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AWD trans needs reflashed after 20k miles for jerking (only once and cheap), glove-box.

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Stellar Deliciousness — Northstar V8 LH2 320hp / 315lb-ft AWD 5 speed auto (2005) 4200lbs 17/24mpg 0-60 under 6 seconds Bose 5.1 Studio Surround (14 speakers) Only disappointment in the interior is the somewhat creaky plastic trim between the two front seats.. everywhere else is spectacular.

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2005 Cadillac STS 3.6 Review
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The looks are Awesome. The styling is sleek and ageless.  This sporty design is a great addition to the stereotypical Caddy sedans.

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The rear seating is smaller than a grown adult would like.  Storage is minimal in this car.

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Powerful, Nimble, Yet Smooth. — This car looks awesome, and rides the same. Comforts and Conveniences are everywhere. I feel surrounded by luxury and power. Excellent car and style. I am not thrilled with the lack of leg room for rear passengers, but as long as they are children it can be overlooked.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6 Review
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fashionable, comfortable, affordable.

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Poor turning ratio.

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Sweet Ride! — Nice looking, great driving; no real problems, burn a bit of oil but knew that upon buying her... still very happy and love the drive. One more thing if needing a paint job, being 3 stage paint process it becomes expensive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Cadillac STS Reviews

Fast And Sexy By kmarzman

I enjoyed owning and driving the car immensely. The car is not suited to be driven on a ranch with dirt / rough roads. It is a joy in the city and on the highway. You can ride in it for hours and y... Read More

50/50 By JFarrell514

It is a beautiful car, beautiful engine, with no need for more horses. Easy to do over 90 in and reckless if new driver because of power. Throttle lacks response time, 2 second delay between petal to ... Read More

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2010 Cadillac STS Reviews

I Wish Cadillac Hadn't Stopped Making The Sts Model. By debkay_w

This is a beautiful, high performance car that is an absolute pleasure to drive. I don't have one complaint about this car. It is much roomier than a CTS and much sportier than a Deville, etc. It ha... Read More

The Other "ultimate Driving Machine" By gaiss1

While the CTS does a better job of competing with the imports on build quality, I refuse to echo the complaints of most automotive journalist. The STS is a wonderful blend of comfort, sport and Americ... Read More

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2009 Cadillac STS Reviews

Cadillac's Sweet Car By sturner50

The front seats squeak which is only a little bothersome. The luxury package spoils you. Everything is automatic! I don't unlock or lock doors anymore. I don't turn on headlights or brights if needed.... Read More

North America's Premium Luxury Touring Sedan By pmcalduff

With V8 power , rear wheel drive and surprisingly good fuel economy it's a shame Cadillac has discontinued this model . From the inside you feel like you're in a large car with lots of space, yet when... Read More

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2008 Cadillac STS Reviews

Best "all Around" Car That I Have Ever Owned By BEVA53

I actually get people to turn their head and look at the car. In Black, it looks nice. I love driving the car and so do my kids. When my son dated his girl friend (who became his wife) for the firs... Read More

I Love This Car For Its Comfort, Driveability And Power. By stanmajkaiii

This is a true American icon. It is sexy enough for a night on the town and powerful enough to let you know you are driving a luxury sports car. For the money you can't do better than the Cadillac STS... Read More

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2007 Cadillac STS Reviews

Great Car, That Has Provided Excellent Service With No Repairs. By hurricaneman

Reliable, low maintenance, very dependable and has decent performance for a full size vehicle. When maintenance or minor repairs are required most quality local auto repair shops can perform the work... Read More

Great Drive To And From Work. Sit Back And Enjoy The Ride! By dlamphier

Ultimately, the Cadillac enjoys driving fast. It preforms at high speed; lowering to the ground and hugging turns. It is a fun car to drive; I enjoy my ride to and from work each day. Bose audio syste... Read More

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