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2005 Cadillac XLR Convertible

 
 

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Cadillac XLR Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.6 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 320 hp @ 6400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 15/23 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation Yes
  • Heated Seats Yes
 

Review of the 2005 Cadillac XLR

  • Its design makes it stand out from the crowd, but its performance and craftsmanship aren't quite as extraordinary.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Eye-catching design, forgiving ride quality, hardtop convenience, nearly every feature is standard.

  • Cons

    Interior doesn't always reflect the price, not as sporty as its Corvette underpinnings might suggest, minimal cargo space, can be cramped for taller drivers.

  • What's New for 2005

    Buyers now have the choice of two interior wood trim finishes: Dark Eucalyptus, along with last year's Light Eucalyptus.

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (46 total reviews)

2 of 11 people found this review helpful

World class car

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Vehicle: 2005 Cadillac XLR 2dr Roadster (4.6L 8cyl 5A)

This car blows the BMW's that I have been driving off the road. The XLR is fast, handles great, and extremely comfortable. I also love the bold design and I have been stopped many times by admirers of the car. Taking the XLR on road trips is a joy, allowing one to enjoy both the power and comfort of the car.



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Awesome

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Vehicle: 2005 Cadillac XLR 2dr Roadster (4.6L 8cyl 5A)

I traded a 1993 red Corvette for my 2005 Xenon Blue XLR and I have no regrets. I get whistles, thumbs up, nice color, nice car comments from people ages 16 to 75. Truly a fun car to drive and own.




Like new

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Vehicle: 2005 Cadillac XLR 2dr Roadster (4.6L 8cyl 5A)

Really love the car, only top does not operate properly. Have to have serviced, but under warranty.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 15
  • cty
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  • 23
  • highway
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Full 2005 Cadillac XLR Review

What's New for 2005

Buyers now have the choice of two interior wood trim finishes: Dark Eucalyptus, along with last year's Light Eucalyptus.

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