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1998 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWDReview
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Unlike Newer Model Cadillacs, This Car Has The Classic Cadillac Look — You can't beat the ride on a long trip, decent gas mileage for its size. My car looks and feels like a Cadillac should. I have had this car for 2 years and no service problems whatsover. The V8 Northstar has awesome acceleration, good for getting out on the freeway in merging traffic.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great ride, pure luxury. Feels like floating on a cloud

Cons: Northstar has a history of head gasket problems after 100k

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1998 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance Sedan FWDReview
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A Very Nice Car!!! — the ride is a little soft compared to what i am used to, monte carlos and firebirds. although the absence of road n oise is nice for a car this old. enigne preformance is exciting as you put the pedal to the floor and you feel yourself sinking in the seat. straight a ways are a must for this car, quick turns or slaloms not a good thing. this car is fun if you enjoy long rides!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: leather seats that are heated and power everything

Cons: looks dirty even when polished

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1998 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWDReview
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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
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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
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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
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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
Guru92D68B says:
It has given tremendous service and satisfaction for 24 years. What is a better test?
vs1998 Lincoln Town Car
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Looks/Style Ranked 1998 Lincoln Town Car worse.
"It is just built more substantially than the Lincoln. Ownership for 24 years after 18 years driving record for an earlier Cadillac. I owned a Lincoln between the two cadillacs That is a good test."
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Lincoln Town Car worse.
"This model had a special feature. The center console would fold up to allow a person to sit there. So what was a 5 passenger for otheres was a 6 passenger for our family of 5."
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Displaying 11 - 20 of 1998 Cadillac DeVille 20 reviews.

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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

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