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1978 Cadillac DeVilleReview

Makes For A Great Classic If Your Into Cadillacs — Only 82,000 miles, Like new condition,performs and handles extremely well, paint original w/ some scratches, original interior in excellent condition, original leather top like new.Driving and handling of car makes long drives most pleasurable and is extremly comfortable on longer rides.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Runs great

Cons: Heavy Doors

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1978 Cadillac DeVilleReview

Big Comfortable — performance is down compared to cars with a similar size engine 7 litre car needs regular repars to keep it maintained as a daily driver has rattles in suspension have replaced front end bushes and all shocks not an easy job replacing the front end bushes as steering box needs to be removed and mounts need to be removed etc for right hand bushes very comfortable car to drive especialy long distances will be keeping this car next repairs will be upgrade of brakes with cross drilled rotors and ceramic pads as car is now 31 years old not a cheap car to maintain in Australia due to freight costs for parts fuel economy is poor currently 6 mpg with or without air con running but it is a good looking cruiser out on the highway cruising at 70mph

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: very comfortable

Cons: poor fuel economy

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1978 Cadillac DeVilleReview

Looks Like A Living Room On Wheels But What Power! — The car's 4,484 pound weight made it a gas guzzler but the raw power of its 425 Cubic Inch V8 gave me the power I needed - if I wanted to, I would leave people in a cloud of oil mixed with gas exhaust!

Pros: Speed

Cons: Gas Guzzler

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1978 Cadillac DeVilleReview
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Black With A Red Gut! — replaced all body fillers, blasted, primed myself, redid interior except for seats they were fine, had mats custom made to go around floor mounted gas pedal, now they mass produce them. It had all the scripts, emblems, opera lamps, All new old stock parts and accessories everything worked properly, I didn't lose any money on the sale beings I did a lot of the expensive work myself, I will always Love you Whitney.

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

Pros: This car in my opinion although not a professional one,  this is the best caddy ever made

Cons: the only one is I don't have it anymore

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1978 Cadillac DeVille Review
vs1986 Pontiac Bonneville Brougham
1978 Cadillac DeVille winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Handling Ranked 1986 Pontiac Bonneville Brougham better.
"Bigger lo"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1986 Pontiac Bonneville Brougham worse.

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

Nice By honestguy11

nice car to take a trip in. guzzles gas but that's expected. has a really nice ride, and very cold air. lots of room in her, with that cd player blasting away. plenty of room in the back seat and the ... Read More


Again, a large luxurious car that handles well on long road trips. Very good control in icy and snowy conditions. More than enough room to lug around 4 people. A little large sometimes for quick tr... Read More

2004 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

Not Bad By jae0803

I've had the car for about a year and its gotten up to 164k miles with few problems. Had an oil leak issue, o2 sensor go bad but overall pretty decent value for the price I paid. I just wish it was ... Read More

Classic Car Of Year By beerman46

Love everything about it, the engine, leather seats, power all around, the trunk space, the ride, heated seats, the looks of it, also the color scheme goes very well the interior color, hard to find t... Read More

2003 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

Nothing Drives Like A Caddy By Stanford

As far as luxury sedans go, the Cadillac Deville is a great option. The reliability and saftey of the vehicle were most important and Cadillac realized that when they designed this vehicle. I would re... Read More

Nice Ride By Albert

Like the ride Rear window motors and door handles a little fragile and expensive. The engine burns 1/2 of quart of oil every 8000 miles under extreme use 2 quarts (northstar engine's . if you do n... Read More

2002 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

Great Car For The $ By luckycala

Love my car! Solid, dependable, safe. Lots of get up and go! Very roomy and great for commuting/business. I sell real estate, so it is a pleasure to take people out in the car. A classic that has held... Read More


Love my Caddy. Been driving caddies for years and would not give it up for any toher car. The only bad thing is the gas mileage but that is to be expected with a large car with a v8 engine, Read More

2001 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

I Love My Caddy By Rico

i love the handling and the roomy interior that surely is an head turner people always fall asleep when riding how comfortable this car make them feel when it comes to maintenance get ready to pay o... Read More

Beautiful Money Drain By Karen

I loved my cadi deville, for the look, the room, the smooth ride and acceleration,but it was a HUGE money drain and very expensive to fix. If anything goes wrong, you need to fix it right away or it ... Read More

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