1981 Cadillac Brougham Review

1981 Cadillac Brougham 6litre 4-6-8 from North America

Year of manufacture1981
First year of ownership1995
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 6litre 4-6-8 Automatic
Performance marks 3 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.2 / 10
Distance when acquired135000 kilometres
Most recent distance194000 kilometres
Previous carCadillac DeVille

Summary:

Love this car

Faults:

Throttle body needed rebuilding at 135K.

Air condiotining air mix motor failed.

General Comments:

This is a very comfortable car.

The fuel mix is controlled by the computer and dealers seem to be unaware of how to fix it.

Would appreciate hearing from people who are experienced with this car.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 22nd November, 2003

8th May 2005, 16:59

The engines in these are very durable and overall they are good cars. Unplug the 8-6-4 harness and you are set for a long relationship. Watch the brakes and rust too.

Average review marks: 7.2 / 10, based on 1 review