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1996 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe

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Great Value and Performance
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By ricardo719
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe 2dr Coupe


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My previous car, the Seville SLS, was a nice car, essentially trouble-free for 4 years, so I felt confident going with another Cadillac with the Northstar engine. Its styling is beautiful, the performance and handling are solid. On hard acceleration I get thrown back in the seat! The fuel economy was amazing (18/27) for a "heavy" car with a V8 engine; then I put nitrogen in the tires and experienced a 12% increase! I hope to keep this car forever, since they don't build them anymore! What a shame! This car has all the options, Bose sound and a 12-disc changer, glass moonroof, the works! I love the color, a metallic maroon, I think they call it Crimson Pearl, it's gorgeous!


Favorite Features

Styling, comfort, economy, performance, Bose sound system & CD changer


Suggested Improvements

Cadillac, bring this car back!!!


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Best car ever !! By far!
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By cadillackid1
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe 2dr Coupe


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I bought this car when I was 15 to go to local car shows with and it turned out to be the best thing I have ever bought in my life. The performance is amazing, the Northstar is one of the best engines ever, the ride is the smoothest with the air suspension, its a very quiet interior, awesome quality built, and the sound of the engine is amazing. Not to mention the drop dead good looks! I get so many compliments about the car on the street and in car shows I cant keep track. 62000kms, dark cherry metallic with matching interior, gold plated emblems with gold pinstripe and vogue rims and white walls. Only had to get a tune up since I owned it ($500). Not for someone who isnt financially stable


Favorite Features

THE LOOKS, its one of the most beautiful Cadillacs ever built, so sad they dont make them anymore. The performance is amazing for a 3800lb car, you get thrown back harshly on hard acceleration. The suspension is the smoothest I've ever experienced. And just the overall quality of the car is great.


Suggested Improvements

None.


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Trouble starting
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By jems
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe 2dr Coupe


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I inherited this car from my father and thought I would be able to keep it forever. It rides nicely and I've learned how to handle it. As it has aged, it doesn't start up right away. We takes bets on how many times I have to turn the key before the engine starts each day. Then it is fine for the rest of the day. My mechanic can't fix it. I am afraid to get stuck too far away from home. But I still keep it for sentimental value.


Favorite Features

Luxury interior and smooth ride.


Suggested Improvements

Fix blind spots.


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Sold on Caddy
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Eldorado man
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe 2dr Coupe


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I love old muscle cars and I own a lot of them because of the power and performance that I thought wasn't available anymore. WRONG! This car has true power that you will not only see and hear but FEEL too! Aside from the performance, the styling and luxury of this car is incredible. It's definitely a head knocker. Not to mention the classic quality that you would expect from Cadillac. I would recommend this car to anyone who wants a FUN and reliable ride!


Favorite Features

PERFORMANCE, PERFORMANCE, PERFORMANCE!


Suggested Improvements

None.


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Still Awesome After All These Years!
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By T-Man
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe 2dr Coupe


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I purchased a one-owner (with all service records), 88K miles, exceptional condition white with gold accent package 1996 Caddy Eldorado two months ago. All I can say is wow! Even after 13years since it was produced this baby is still an eye- catcher and exceptional driver. Comfort, creature features, and not too big or too small to drive like a purebred sports car. Plenty of room to throw the occasional kid in the back with room to roam.


Favorite Features

Exceptional value used, exterior style (especially from behind), plenty of performance (c'mon 300hp Northstar engine with deep grunting exhaust tones when you kick it open), great sounding Bose sound system, and extremely fun driveability.


Suggested Improvements

A little firmer suspension or selectable sport mode for when you need it (or really want to play around).


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