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2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,450
67 listings nationwide

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2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,676
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD

The Buick LeSabre holds several notable distinctions. As Buick's entry level full-size sedan (just a notch below the Park Avenue), the LeSabre is both the number one selling car in it...

2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
A. Lessels Preview:

The 2011 Cadillac DTS lives on and offers up many of the same features that marked its debut in limousine form for the second inauguration of President George Herbert Walker Bush in 20...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
50
Dawn writes:
Great car
105
smokedmw writes:
Outstanding car! 3800 V-6.
Looks/Style Ranked 2008 Chevrolet Impala worse.
"Everything!"
Front Seats Ranked 2008 Chevrolet Impala worse.
"Heated leather, styling"
130
Escape_1650 writes:
For a twelve year old car that I only paid 3000 for its a gem. Has never failed and easy on the wallet for rep...
Power Ranked 2005 Honda Accord DX worse.
"Yes, more powerful"
Family Car Ranked 2005 Honda Accord DX worse.
"More room and more cargo capacity"
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
Tony writes:
Slightly ahead of the Town Car and almost the same comfort and cargo capacity
Value Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car better.
"The ride and the mileage on ours have been better"
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car worse.
"There are more features available on the DTS than the Town Car"
20
GuruX2XRT writes:
great car, best ride around.
JNDJr writes:
Power Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L better.
"Lincolns RWD"
Looks/Style Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L better.
"More ROOM for ANY Passenger..!!"

Specs

2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
205 hp @ 5,200 RPM
275 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
10:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.66 in x 3.3 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 39.9 in 41.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 200 in 207.6 in
Width 73.5 in 74.8 in
Height 57 in 57.6 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 115.6 in

Available Options

2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD

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