What's Wrong with the Cadillac DeVille?

Owners of this sedan have sent in 198 complaints, mostly about engine problems, followed by the windows / windshield and electrical issues. It's overall PainRank™ of 9.64 ranks 23rd in reliability out of 25 Cadillac models.

The Most Common DeVille Complaints

These are the worst complaints — weighing repair cost, failure mileage & other factors. The red bar shows what percentage this problems represents for the vehicle's overall complaints. Why 7? Because showing more just get depressing.

  Count Avg. Mileage Cost
15 72,809 $2,000
6 45,502 $316
6 56,333 N/A
5 70,576 $6,250
5 113,800 $608
5 76,587 $310
4 98,835 $5,600

DeVille Generations

Generations are groups of model years where the vehicles are continuously produced, using similar engineering and shared features. Generation data isn't always cut-and-dry and is often different for different countries. When in doubt, we use North American generation data.

  1. 8th Generation DeVille (2000—2005)

    This generation ranks 33rd in reliability out of 37 generations.

    Active Years

  2. 7th Generation DeVille (1994—1999)

    This generation ranks 30th in reliability out of 37 generations.

    • PainRank™ 5.39
    • Complaints 71

    Active Years

  3. 6th Generation DeVille (1985—1993)

    This generation ranks 15th in reliability out of 37 generations.

    • PainRank™ 0.80
    • Complaints 16

Recalls, Investigations, and Technical Service Bulletins

DeVille Recalls

There are 25 DeVille recalls and the following years are involved in the most campaigns.

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Complaints
2002 5
2000 5
2001 4
2003 4
1998 3
1986 3
1996 2
1987 2
1990 2
1985 2
1997 2
1982 2
1995 2
2004 1
1992 1
1991 1
1999 1
1989 1
1988 1
1984 1
1983 1
2005 1
1993 1

DeVille Investigations

There are 25 DeVille investigations and the following years are involved in the most.

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Complaints
1995 6
1997 5
1996 5
1986 5
1985 4
1991 4
1994 4
1987 3
1984 3
1990 3
1998 3
1983 3
1999 2
1988 2
1992 1
2000 1
1982 1
2001 1

DeVille TSBs

There are 740 DeVille TSBs and the following years are involved in the most.

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Complaints
2003 345
2002 345
2005 344
2004 328
2001 316
2000 274
1998 69
1999 66
1997 65
1995 44
1996 39
1994 31
1993 7
1992 3
1991 3