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1988 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWDReview
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Great — I love that the car was spacious and smooth riding on the highway. It got me everywhere I wanted to or to go. I really hate that I didn't have the funds to repair and restore it. I don't actually have any dislike because if I could get it fix I would.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good car just don't have the capabilities to get it restored and running.

Cons: need repairs

12 of 15 people found this review helpful.
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1988 Cadillac DeVilleReview

Caddi — I still have this car, When I say this is a solid car, it is solid, it hit a pole @30mph and all the was replaced was a bumper fender and radiator, if that were a honda the car would be done.. This car looks great with aftermarket rims, The Ride is unbelieveable, rides like you're on air due to the factory air ride in the back. It gets up and goes with the 4.5 liter 300ci V8. It dosen't handle the greatest, but it's ment to cruise.

Pros: The ride, the crome, the power everything, the on board scan tool, the self closing trunk, the look around light blinker, the big comfy leather seats, the wood grain

Cons: head liner is prone to unglue and sag, bad gas mileage.

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1988 Cadillac DeVilleReview

A Luxuary Sedan From The 80's That Doesn't Suck. — Performance--In the snow you would think the car was built on Krypton. It is unstoppable, even in a blizzard. In a straight-line it handles great. Its a Caddy; don't ask it to turn. Build Quality--Not a whole lot breaks down even after 115,000 mi. If something lets go you don't need a NASA accreditation to fix it Appearance--inside the car is cushy and feels great. The outside was designed by a man with a ruler. Cost of ownership--gas is pricey, drive slow and it gets 21mpg. Fun Factor--PIMP. Also snow drifts are fun

Pros: POWER, Ride comfort, low mantainance, Handles better than SUVs in the snow...really.

Cons: Heating system you can't control fully and is stupid. It handles better at High Tide. It's a rolling brick.

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1988 Cadillac DeVilleReview

1988 Cadillac Deville — I absolutely love my Cadillac to death! GM is a tradition in my family and I can obviously see why. The power of this wonderful luxury coupe is absolutely outrageous! The interior is a beautiful white leather. This car was inherited from my grandmother but don't let is fool you, it has the power under the hood.

Pros: everything

Cons: 80's look

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1988 Cadillac DeVille Coupe FWD Review
vs1993 Cadillac DeVille Coupe FWD
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Power Ranked 1993 Cadillac DeVille Coupe FWD better.
"The 4.9 175hp engine over the 4.5 155hp (bullet proof) engine."
Would Buy Ranked 1993 Cadillac DeVille Coupe FWD worse.
"The 88 has the Bullet Proof 4.5. Not quite as snappy, but no slouch either. It also has a more classic design. Mine has been mistaken as an Eldo more than once."

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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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