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2003 Cadillac Deville

  • 2003 Cadillac Deville Base Sedan

    Base Sedan

    • MAX MPG
      27
    • SEATS
      6
    • HP/TORQUE
      275/300
    • ENGINE
      4.6L V8
    • MSRP
      $44,400
  • 2003 Cadillac Deville DHS Sedan

    DHS Sedan

    • MAX MPG
      27
    • SEATS
      6
    • HP/TORQUE
      275/300
    • ENGINE
      4.6L V8
    • MSRP
      $49,150
  • 2003 Cadillac Deville DTS Sedan

    DTS Sedan

    • MAX MPG
      27
    • SEATS
      5
    • HP/TORQUE
      300/295
    • ENGINE
      4.6L V8
    • MSRP
      $49,150
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2003 Cadillac Deville Review

High standard features and high-quality manufacturing.

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Overview

The 2003 Cadillac Deville is a full-size sedan that comes with a navigation system in the base model. The exterior mirrors come with a turn signal, and the taillights have an enhanced look. It was the first vehicle to integrate Night Vision technology, which is a special panel specifically for night driving. The panel lies on the windshield within the peripheral vision of the driver without being a distraction. This panel, using thermal imaging technology, projects images that are similar to black and white photography negatives. It highlights objects that are three to five times ahead of the furthest extreme of the headlamps that are potentially dangerous such as animals, humans, and cars.

The Range

Body Styles: sedan
Engines: 4.6-liter V-8
Transmissions: four-speed automatic
Models: Cadillac DeVille Sedan, Cadillac DeVille DHS, Cadillac DeVille DTS

What's New

The 2003 Cadillac Deville’s navigation system and safety signals, such as low tire pressure monitoring, are now available as options on particular models.

Exterior

The 2003 Cadillac Deville has maintained the rounded curves of the earlier edition and is a long vehicle with ample dimensions. It comes with 16-inch alloy wheels and P225/60R S all-season tires, while the windshield has intermittent wipers and a Night Vision panel that is only visible at night. The rear window comes with a defogger. The outer dimensions are 74.5 inches width, 56.7 inches height, and 207.2 inches length, and it rides on a 5.3-inch ground clearance and stands tall on 115.3-inch wheelbase. Most of all, it has a cargo capacity of 19.1 cubic feet in the trunk.

Interior

The 2003 Cadillac Deville comes with leather seats in the front that are height-adjustable. The rear seat has a heater unit and is comes with a pass-thru folding center armrest with storage. Additional storage features of the Cadillac Deville include the storage on the front console, on the front seatback, and on the door pockets. The power fittings on the Cadillac Deville include power door locks, power mirrors, and power windows.

The 2003 Cadillac Deville comes with speed-proportional power steering, and the leather steering wheel is tilt-adjustable. The steering wheel has audio and cruise controls on it. It also comes with three-zone climate control settings and six-way power seats. The convenience features include reading lights in the front and in the rear, and both the driver and the passenger get an illuminating vanity mirror. The driver gets an electro-chromatic rearview mirror that dims the lights behind it in night driving.

The 2003 Cadillac Deville comes with a clock and the entertainment system has eight speakers and an AM/FM single stereo CD-player. The dimensions are 39.1 inches headroom, 56.4 inches hip room, 42.4 inches legroom, and 60.4 inches shoulder room.

Performance & Handling

The 2003 Cadillac Deville is a front-wheel-drive vehicle and utilizes a four-speed automatic transmission. The base engine is a 4.6-liter V-8 that generates 275-hp at 5600 rpm and 300 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm with double overhead cam (DOHC) and 32 valves. The suspension system comes with semi-trailing arm rear suspension and four-wheel independent suspension. The pre-impact safety systems include four-wheel Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) as standard fittings. The brake system comes with ventilated front discs and solid rear disc brakes. Other safety systems include traction control and electronic brake-force distribution.

Safety

The 2003 Cadillac Deville includes side-mounted airbags for the driver and the passenger and height-adjustable headrests in the front. Height-adjustable headrests protect the seat occupant from neck injuries and whiplash in an impact. The rear comes with integrated headrests with child seat anchors and child safety locks on the doors. This ensures that a child cannot open the doors without the assistance of an adult.

The 2003 Cadillac Deville comes with anti-theft alarm system and an engine immobilizer as theft deterrent systems. The trunk has a trunk release lever on the inside that enables a person locked in to open the trunk from inside in an emergency. It comes with additional features to enhance a safer driving experience such as cornering lights and auto delay-off headlamps. For visibility in different light intensity, it comes with daytime running lights and dusk sensing headlamps.

EPA Fuel Economy

Cadillac DeVille: 18/27 mpg city/highway

You'll Like

  • Powerful engine
  • Comfortable drive
  • Cadillac image
  • Roomy interior
  • Attention grabber

You Won't Like

  • Fuel economy

Sum Up

High standard features and high-quality manufacturing.

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