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2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$52,395
9 listings nationwide

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2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,526
13 listings nationwide

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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 ...

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 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
writes:
Happy with car
Family Car Ranked 2004 Buick LeSabre worse.
"More room"
Value Ranked 2004 Buick LeSabre better.
"Better gas mileage "
20
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."
writes:
Good car, but very noisy.
Handling Ranked 2011 Cadillac DTS Premium FWD better.
"I do not know."
Family Car Ranked 2011 Cadillac DTS Premium FWD worse.
"It does not!!"
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
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"
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..!!"
writes:
Handling Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD worse.
"I do not know."
Family Car Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD better.
"It does not!!"

Specs

2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
275 hp @ 5,600 RPM
275 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
Displacement
4,600 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.66 in x 3.31 in
3.66 in x 3.3 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
Passenger Airbag Optional Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Rear Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 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 --
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
CD Player Optional Optional
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 43.2 in 41.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.1 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 207.2 in 207.6 in
Width 74.5 in 74.8 in
Height 56.7 in 57.6 in
Wheelbase 115.3 in 115.6 in

Available Options

2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD

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