Used 2005 Cadillac XLR

2005 Cadillac XLR
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2005 Cadillac XLR

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.

Used 2005 Cadillac XLR for Sale

Cadillac XLR 2005 2dr Roadster (4.6L 8cyl 5A)
47,381 miles
Used 2005
Cadillac XLR
Base
List$22,688
Est.Loan: $413/mo
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Cadillac XLR 2005 2dr Roadster (4.6L 8cyl 5A)
93,478 miles
Used 2005
Cadillac XLR
Base
List$16,311
Est.Loan: $297/mo
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Dealer Notes
Black Raven 2005 Cadillac XLR RWD 5-Speed Automatic with Overdrive Northstar 4.6L V8 SFI DOHC Fully Detailed, 9 Speakers, AM/FM radio, Audio memory, Convertible HardTop, ETR AM/FM Stereo w/6-Disc In Dash CD Changer, Navigation System.Hurry in quick this car won't last long at this price.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

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

2005 Highlights

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

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2005 Cadillac XLR.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Amazed
Jetboy, 11/11/2006
I truly expected to have some problems with this car being limited production and a new design with complicated electronics and top but to my amazement it has been totally trouble free for 16,000 miles now with hundreds of top down cycles. I was considering a Vette when I found this, much better choice for comfort while not giving up much in handling or performance.
out too soon?
Chris, 06/10/2005
Many details were missed in my Cadillac XLR. For example, when you raise the trunk lid outside in the rain the water drains off the forward lid and into the trunk. This causes a damp, musty odor and wets anything inside. The electronics on the car are very complicated and the owner's manual is poorly written. If a passenger who is not familiar with the car is left inside without a fob, they can't get out. This is very dangerous in an emergency! There is an electrical drain on the battery. When my car not used 2 or 3 days the battery dies. This has happened 3 times in 18 months requiring road service. Most of the aforemtioned problems are fixable and would make the ownership experience much more enjoyable, but Cadillac has a deaf ear!
Awesome
Sharon, 01/05/2009
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.
2005 Cadillac XLR
BobJ, 04/30/2005
My 2005 Cadillac XLR has been better than I expected in terms of being fun to drive and the build quality. I have not had any problems with it at all at all after six months of ownership. Heads turn constantly when I drive by. This car is faster than I can go, quicker than I need, and turns and brakes better than my last Porsche. My oonly problem with it, and this is a minor gripe, is that when backing out of a parking space, the roll bar partially blocks my view.
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Features & Specs

MPG
15 city / 23 hwy
Seats 2
5-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
320 hp @ 6400 rpm
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Used 2005 Cadillac XLR Overview

The Used 2005 Cadillac XLR is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include , and 2dr Roadster (4.6L 8cyl 5A).

What's a good price on a Used 2005 Cadillac XLR?

Price comparisons for Used 2005 Cadillac XLR trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 Cadillac XLR Base is priced between $16,311 and$22,688 with odometer readings between 47381 and93478 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2005 Cadillac XLR?

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