1988 Cadillac Seville sedan 4.5L V8 from North America


Good looks, good performance, good car!


Radiator had crack in the tank.

I slammed on the transmission on a regular basis and it finally gave out.

Small things like paint coming off, trim coming off.

Leather is worn.

General Comments:

Very nice car. Shines up very nice.

Besides the listed problems, the car is very reliable. I live in Vermont where it can reach -40, but the car always starts!

Like I said, I pounded on this car and nothing really broke except the transmission, which makes sense I guess.

I put a flowmaster exhaust on her, with a K&N filter kit. Will smoke most of those idiot ricers!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 20th April, 2005

1988 Cadillac Seville 4.5 liter V8 from North America


Cadillac Style, Comfort, performance, and Luxury will Never Die


Water Pump (Known When Bought)

Thermostat (No Biggie)

Calibration problem with Computer results in mileage error

A/C compressor (not the fault of car)

Standard Seat wear for a car of this age.

General Comments:


Excellent gas mileage I averaged over 25mpg for 90% of the time I drove it.

Great performance,it smokes the ricers and most of the sports cars.

Excellent reliability, when the a/c compressor locked up (r-12 overcharge, mechanics fault) instead of stalling, it ripped the clutch out of the compressor!! if that dosn't say reliable then I don't know what does.

Very solid, it makes you feel safe.

Handling is great for a 3700 lb car.

Very comfortable with a very smooth ride.

The only draw back was the low ground clearance it has a tendency to rub in certain situations.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 4th February, 2004

11th Nov 2010, 17:59

I just bought a '88 Seville, and it is refreshing to read your comments. I have never owned a Caddie, but I love the car.

I am happy with the purchase.

1988 Cadillac Seville Elegante 4.5 Liter V8 from North America


A performance 4 door luxo caddy

General Comments:

It's a great car - 155HP, 240 torque, this is a fast, luxury car, 0-60 9.9.

Comfortable Sierra Grain leather seats, ABS, 14 cubic feet of truck space, super great car.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 13th January, 2001