22 reviews
2005 Cadillac STS
2005 Cadillac STS
Available Price Range $3,477-$10,465 Trims2 Combined MPG 20-21 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2005 Cadillac STS

Our Take

Cadillac takes another step into rear-wheel-drive territory with its new STS sedan, which replaces the front-wheel-drive Seville. Built on a Sigma-based architecture, like the automaker's smaller CTS sedan and SRX sport utility vehicle, the STS is the first rear-drive version of the luxury p... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort with Magnetic Ride Control
  • Over-left-shoulder visibility
  • Price with V-8 and AWD

Notable Features

  • RWD configuration
  • V-6 or Northstar V-8
  • Available AWD in V-8-equipped models
  • Six airbags
  • Numerous standard and optional technical features

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Curve dancing done well requires good music and a nimble automobile. No ordinary car will do. No truck need apply. You can't salsa with a wimp. You can't tango with an elephant.Curve dancing demands a tight body and responsive soul. It is ritualistic art -- engine humming, music pumping, speed building, approaching the entrance to the curve, easing into its apex, letting the curve tak... Read full review for the 2005 Cadillac STS

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Consumer Reviews

4.1

Average based on 22 reviews

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Smartest Car I've Ever Owned

by Happy 1SG STS Owner from Central Ky on November 19, 2011

The Good: Heated seats front and back, cooled seats up front. No touch key fob allows easy entry, pushbutton start, leave your keys in your pocket. Adaptive Cruise Control is a dream come true, no 'fi... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 3 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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