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2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$4,259
9 listings nationwide

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1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,775

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD

Cadillac's full-size front-drive DeVille sedan underwent a major redesign for the 2000 model year. The only change for the 2005 model year was the addition of the Protection Series to ...

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
No Expert Reviews

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

2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
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writes:
FWD. Hard to keep aligned/balanced
Power Ranked 1979 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser worse.
"25 years of eng/mfg advances in engine design"
Power Ranked 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS worse.
"More H"
Handling Ranked 1979 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser worse.
"Different suspension characteristics."
Handling Ranked 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS worse.
"Fwd"
Looks/Style Ranked 1979 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser worse.
"Continued Brick body design with more style {subjective)."
Looks/Style Ranked 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS worse.
"Benz look alike?"
Front Seats Ranked 1979 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser better.
"Wider/deeper seats"
Front Seats Ranked 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS better.
"Higher and easier to get in."
Back Seats Ranked 1979 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser better.
"Wider"
Back Seats Ranked 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS better.
"Higher seating"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1979 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser better.
"Station wagon vs sedan"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS better.
"Higher trunk"
Family Car Ranked 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS better.
"Better gas mileage. More crush space"
Value Ranked 1979 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser better.
"More room/crush space/."
Value Ranked 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS better.
"Lower maintenance costs"
Would Buy Ranked 1979 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser better.
"Easy in/out/safety/ride."
Would Buy Ranked 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS better.
"Old school RWD. Deville has beer can engine."
155
2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWDReview:

Cadillac Deville With All The Extra! — Having heated seats are nice but the air conditioned seats rock in Texas. It's your float over the r...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2000 Chrysler Sebring worse.
"They both were comfortable."
Would Buy Ranked 2000 Chrysler Sebring better.
"The drop top."
1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
275 hp @ 5,600 RPM
165 hp @ 4,800 RPM
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
210 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
8.5:1
Displacement
4,600 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.66 in x 3.31 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional --
Passenger Airbag Optional --
Front Side Airbags Optional --
Rear Side Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Optional
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 43.2 in 41.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.1 cu ft --
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 207.2 in 196.9 in
Width 74.5 in 72.4 in
Height 56.7 in 54.3 in
Wheelbase 115.3 in 110.8 in

Available Options

2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD

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