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

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2011 Lincoln Town Car
Executive
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,110
5 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 Lincoln Town Car
Executive
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The legend lives! For those with a yen for the past and a need for passenger room and comfort, not to mention the capacity to carry enough luggage for a world cruise, the 2011 Lincoln ...

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 Lincoln Town Car
Executive
5
writes:
Roomie and wide body
10
writes:
One of the easiest to live with, no-nonsense luxury cars of all time. A real honest to goodness automobile, r...
Power Ranked 2011 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Fleet worse.
"Has more base horsepower "
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Fleet worse.
"The look and feel of a more premium automobile."
20
writes:
Excellent automobile

Specs

2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
2011 Lincoln Town Car
Executive
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
275 hp @ 5,600 RPM
239 hp @ 4,900 RPM
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
287 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.4:1
Displacement
4,600 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.66 in x 3.31 in
3.55 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional --
Rear Side 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 Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41.6 in
Back Legroom 43.2 in 39.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.1 cu ft 21 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 207.2 in 215.4 in
Width 74.5 in 85.7 in
Height 56.7 in 59 in
Wheelbase 115.3 in 117.7 in

Available Options

2005 Cadillac DeVille
DHS Sedan FWD
2011 Lincoln Town Car
Executive

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