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1993 Cadillac Allante
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$61,675
14 listings nationwide

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2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$82,690
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1993 Cadillac Allante
FWD
No Expert Reviews
2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD

With few updates since its introduction in 2004, the Cadillac XLR roadster desperately needed a pick-me-up. The 2009 version gets it, with a facelift based on the CTS sports sedan and ...

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

1993 Cadillac Allante
FWD
30
remodl writes:
93 Allante is the last model year, and the only one with the Northstar v-8. Impressive performance with front ...
Looks/Style Ranked 2005 Ford Mustang GT Premium Convertible RWD better.
"more modern, aerodynamic, muscle car look. Like its ready to pounce."
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Ford Mustang GT Premium Convertible RWD worse.
"Fairly scarce vehicle, classic Farina styling from mid 90s, made to compete with BMW and Mercedes of the time. Fast (light weight, @ 300 hp Northstar motor), excellent bodywork, typically excellent Cadillac leather interior. People are always asking about this car when they see it on the street."
205
azroadster 1993 Cadillac Allante FWDReview:

Awesome Teal — Looked for one for quite some time, enjoying the drive, but the ride needs improvement. Was looking ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

75
Jeffrey 1993 Cadillac Allante FWDReview:

93 Allante — Classic Caddy. Last year produced. This car introduced the Northstar engine and was the 93 Indy Pace...

Primary Use: Family transportation

2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD
10
GuruDHXJZ writes:
Beautiful car; such a shame Cadillac quit producing.
95
Mohammad 2009 Cadillac XLR Platinum Edition RWDReview:

I Love This Car — Nice looking car, with an impressive V8 4.2 Liter Engine, that makes the car goes so damn fast, it c...

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

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pavel150 2009 Cadillac XLR Platinum Edition RWDReview:

Worth The Money, Contemporary Classic — If you are looking for a track car this is not it. But if you need a fast, comfortable, luxurious an...

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

Specs

1993 Cadillac Allante
FWD
2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
13 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
295 hp @ 6,000 RPM
320 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
290 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
310 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10.5:1
Displacement
4,600 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.66 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag -- Optional
Front Side Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 43.2 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 4.4 cu ft
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 177.7 in
Width 73.4 in 72.3 in
Height 51.5 in 50.4 in
Wheelbase 99.4 in 105.7 in

Available Options

1993 Cadillac Allante
FWD
2009 Cadillac XLR
Platinum Edition RWD

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