1998 Cadillac Catera Consumer Review: Absolutely the Worst Car Ever

1998 Cadillac Catera - Consumer Review

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Absolutely the Worst Car Ever
By olive on


1998 Cadillac Catera 4dr Sedan


i bought this car in May of 2008 with 114,000 miles. First day i got the car, drove to someone's house, go to leave, car wouldn't start. Needed new starter, $334.Within a 11 months... rear main seal, $700. New battery, $100, new alternator $400. Cylinder missfire, $910. Speedometer and odometer went out. Power steering went out. Everytime i braked, steering wheel would jerk and pull car all over the road. Sometimes couldn't pull key out of ignition, have to keep shifting till it came out. Slow coolant leak. finally car would start again, engine problems. just parts estimated $1500. im junking the car. The list goes on. Do you need any more of a reason to NOT buy this car?

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umm...the worn leather seats were pretty comfortable. .. thats about it.
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