By jstamps on
2004 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
After owning for 9 mo a review is in order. This is one of the prettiest cars out there - much nicer than the LS430 (and half the price used). Only the Benz S can compare. Extremely quiet and comfortable, with a silky-smooth ride. Powerful engine delivers smooth acceleration; transmission shifts without jerks (no hunting like the Lexus or Avalon). Bose stereo is just the best. Mileage on the highway is 29.5, while city depends on whether it's warmed up: 16 cold for short trips, 18 warm. Daytime headlights were annoying - had to remove fuse to disable. Nav has helped a lot in strange towns. Occasional whine from a DC-DC in dash. Use the heated/cooled seats a lot. Pearl paint is tops!
Appearance, ride, power train, comfort, gadgets, COOLED/HEATED/MASSAGING SEATS!, Bose stereo, football stadium interior, gigantic trunk, solid feel, chrome wheels, LED tail lights, non-HID headlights, cheap purchase price, heated steering wheel, rain-sense wipers, too much more to list...
It should play MP3 DVDs or at least have a USB port so I don't have to hunt for CDs. Don't use ceramic capacitors in your power supplies (possible source of whine). Ditch daytime running lights. Take back redesign of 2006-. Make all Devilles either pearl white or crimson red