1998 Cadillac Seville Consumer Review: 1998 SLS

1998 Cadillac Seville - Consumer Review

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29 Total Reviews

SLS Sedan (4.6L V8 4-speed Automatic)

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Reliability Value
1998 SLS
By TaxNBowl on


1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4dr Sedan


Bought this from a proverbial "little old lady" with 60k miles. Shortly after air ride went out - a $4k fix. Installed Strutmasters passive shock system instead, $800. Maintenance is constant and interior fabrics and knobs, etc do not hold up. After constant service, at 93k miles A/C is bad, check engine light is on, rack and pinion is leaking and motor mounts are broken. That's just sad! I've had 4 Northstar Cadillacs and the motor mounts have broken on each. Too much torque in these cars for the weak mounts! I recommend against this model unless they got a lot better in 01-02. Just bought a 04 Deville with 42k miles. We'll see how this turns out/

Best Features

Power, nice ride, cheap to buy used so I keep doing it

Worst Features

Like I said, reliability! Cadillac has had known problems in their product but has neglected to address them. Where does all that oil go in the Northstar? Can't make it 3,000 miles without adding oil!
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