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1998 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWDReview
Matt writes:
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Cadillacs Rule — i love this car, it has the 4.6 L northstar V8. it has a crapload of horsepower, as well as it gets great gas mileage. The caddy has seen the governor in action before. (For those of you that don't know, the governor is set at 150 mph!)

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: fast

Cons: it has very high miles

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWDReview
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I Would Buy Another Deville. —

My Car has high milage 175k + and it's pretty impressive. Everything I am about to say is at 175k + Milage • Acceleration feels heavy but smooth. • Braking is pretty good putting in mind how much the car weighs. • Handling is amazing, Steering wheel nice, smooth and sensitive. • Shocks are really bouncy, so you don't feel bumps, but it's a big downfall on how much weight or people you can have in the back because if its too much, the back bumper will hit the ground on slight bumps. • Had a few Radiator problems and the car heating doesn't work that well. • I have a rag top, and it looks pretty nice and elegant. But it depends how you drive it, it can look ghetto at times. • The interior is all beige leather with heated seats, very spacious for a sedan and it is fully automatic inside. • I think it is well worth what it costs. I got what i paid for and more with this vehicle. • The car is a lot of fun to drive, it has very nice sound system, and everyone knows it as the party car. • This car has a Northstar Engine, what it does is when cruising, it shuts down 4 out of 8 cylinders to save gas. At 175k miles, it makes 25 mpg highway and 16 city.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Reliable car.

Cons: heating sucks!

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1998 Cadillac DeVille Concours Sedan FWDReview
Todd writes:
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Big Car Big Power,and Big Mpg — first the bad. not cheap to maintain. 8quart oil changes, and over priced parts, many not compatible with the regular Deville. On the other hand it's big and comfortable and goes like hell. 300horsepower 6.7 0 to 60, 15.1 in the 1/4, and capable of 150mph. bucket seats, floor shifter, analog gauges with tach and 150mph speedo, and can touch 29miles per gallon on the highway, if you stick it at 70mph. trunk big enough for a wheelchair and luggage. great brakes and doesn't handle to bad for it's size. however this car was never meant to be tossed around or raced. traction control and stability control keep you from finding the limits of this cars potential. trac can be disabled but then cars starts in 2nd, so no winter fun but. all said I personally love this car and would without a doubt purchase a newer one. not your grand dads Caddy.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: color,power,seating overall everything

Cons: expensive maintenance expensive parts

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1998 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWDReview
Tom writes:
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1998 Cadillac Deville — I just recently treated myself to this beauty and I'm very happy I bought her. She runs great (Northstar V8), very powerful and yet, a very smooth ride. Got her fully loaded, every option possible is in except, unfortunately, a CD stereo but that's to come.

Pros: It's a Cadillac... basically everything.

Cons: Except for that it requires premium fuel but it's worth it.

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1998 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWDReview
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Love Everything — smooth, fast, reliable, attractive, and 20 mpg witha 4.6L 275 hp V8. It is fantastic.

Pros: everything about it is huge, and it is tough. Takes a lickin and keeps on tickin.

Cons: front wheel drive

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1998 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWDReview
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1998 Cadillac Deville — great engine, 4.6l DOHC V8 FWD- Lots of room for a big guy like me, loads of room for all my friends, huge trunk for the "non-pizzans" pretty good sounds system. GREAT suspension, for such a big car.-Id buy another one in a heart-beat if I had the money for a new DTS

Pros: Big Beautiful car-I LOVE IT

Cons: When the pedal hits the floors a few times, so does the gas gauge.

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1998 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance Sedan FWD Review
So, the 1998 Cadillac DeVille dElegance is a mothership. If you crousin with it around town, it feels like floating on a cloud. The car itself is pretty heavy but has a good amount of power inside. I would consider this car as a typical american classic. It does use a lot of fuel if you drive it up a hill. If you like crousin and are somewhat layed back a little and not in a hurry at all. This car will suite you just fine.
vs2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works
1998 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance Sedan FWD winning categories:
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Power Ranked 2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works worse.
"It only has more HP than the Mini Cooper, but is way heavier, so it wouldn`t be completly correct to say the DeVille has more power than the Cooper"
Handling Ranked 2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works better.
"The 2004 Mini Cooper S JCW R53 has way more power for it`s size and a way better handling than the 1998 Cadillac DeVille dElegance. "
Looks/Style Ranked 2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works better.
"I like the rounds with the Cooper way more then the edges of the DeVille but everybody has its own taste."
Front Seats Ranked 2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works worse.
"Fully electrical adjustable"
Back Seats Ranked 2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works worse.
"Well, if you ever sat in a Cooper you`ll get me. the Cooper is a tiny car, it has backseats but they are not much of use."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works worse.
"Please take a look at the topic for family cars."
Family Car Ranked 2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works worse.
"You can fit up to 6 people and 4-6 duffle bags in the DeVille, in the mini you could fit 4 people and 3-4 duffle bags."
Value Ranked 2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works worse.
"I would say the value of a car always depends on the needs of the buyer, if you are a collector you shouldn`t miss out a good DeVille if you have a chance, they will be youngtimers by the year of 2023. This will put up the value on the market. By the year of 2033 it even will be considered a oldtimer."
Would Buy Ranked 2004 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works better.
"If you live in a city you will know why."
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1998 Cadillac DeVille Review
GuruSHJ89 says:
I like the acceleration, an the power of the 4.6 North star V8, but I think it is not as reliable as a Buick 3800, or a Chevy small block. I do not like how the wing mirrors swivel on there own when you back up, and then they are always not in the right place later. I do like the parking lights though, and I do like the dimming mirrors on the sun visor. If I had to rate this car it would be a 4/10.
vs1992 Pontiac Bonneville 4 Dr SE Sedan
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Power Ranked 1992 Pontiac Bonneville 4 Dr SE Sedan worse.
"I think a mixture of the Cadillac only being 400 pounds heavier than the Bonneville, but the Cadillac having 280 hp, comparing that to 170 hp is a big difference in horsepower for the weight of both vehicles."
Value Ranked 1992 Pontiac Bonneville 4 Dr SE Sedan better.
"It is not necessarily features that make this car so great, but it is that this car sounds so much better than the Cadillac when it runs, and with how much more reliable it is, and the Cadillac has been taken care of in just as good of shape as the Bonneville, if not better, but the Bonneville runs and drives so much better, and it has way less rust the the Cadillac, the Cadillac is 6 years newer, and has less miles. Now if you explain to me how the Cadillac is better I would be so shocked. "
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1998 Cadillac DeVille Review
Larry says:
Everything about the 1998 Cadillac DeVille dElegance was perfect, with the exception of the Northstar engine. I had not done research on the car, and I owned it about 2 years, kept it in tip top shape. Went to work one day, noticed water leaking under it, and found out it was a blown head gasket. I never ran it hot, changed oil and filter when recommended, but it still blew. I was lucky to find this one as they are hard to find, (big body Cadillacs), I ended up selling it, and purchased a 2008 GMC Sierra truck. Excellent truck!
vs2014 Toyota Camry SE
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Power Ranked 2014 Toyota Camry SE worse.
"4 more cylinders!"
Handling Ranked 2014 Toyota Camry SE better.
"Smaller car more responsive due to less weight."
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2004 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

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2003 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

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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

2002 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

Review By Antonio

It look great and wonderful and Im interested in it Read More

Review By Maurice

Looks clean and dependable. Would like to test drive. Read More

2001 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

Review By David

Beautiful car. Prefer two doors but just a minor inconvenience. Two extra doors makes for more electrical problems but other than that its fine. Extremely comfortable ride and plenty of power. Read More

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

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