5th Gen (1998 – 2004) Cadillac SeVille Problems

The 5th generation of the SeVille has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.82. That can be compared against other Cadillac generations. Shopping for a Cadillac? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 1998–2004 SeVille model years have sent in 26 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (34%) followed by the transmission (15%) and the body (11%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Cadillac model years.

Watch out for the 1999 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2004 1
0.32
2003 4
2.9
2002 7
1.92
2001 2
0.67
2000 3
1.35
1999 6
4.89
1998 3
0.69

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