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2000 Cadillac Catera

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 16/Hwy 23/Comb 19 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, 3.0 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: Germany

2000 Cadillac Catera Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
5.8
Out of 10

Based on 217 Ratings for the 1997 - 2001 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    6.0/10
    Quality
    6.3/10
  • Reliability
    5.9/10
    Performance
    6.8/10
  • Comfort
    7.6/10
    Styling
    7.3/10

Love my Caddy!!!!

By on Thursday, June 26, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 216,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Sharp look,stylish ,fun to drive!"

Cons: "Interior lights work occasionally Sunroof tricky,"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"Love my Caddy, my friends & family all want my car. It has a great look, still after all these years. Love the sports mode for some get up and go! Things that could improve are fuel economy, :/ The smell of f oil burning, but no leaks. Tricky sunroof! I would buy this car again! My car has over 216,000 miles"

sharp ride love it and get lots of co,pliments

By on Saturday, June 14, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 74,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
5/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 6

"I bought the car and the radiator light keeps coming on but nener gets hot ive tried to fill it but the water is leaking slow som ewrhere does any one else have this problem? please share if you know wat it could be"

Great Car, Heartbreak Repairs. What a beauty.

By on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 65,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
6/10
Reliability
5/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Fun to drive. Luxurious and Sporty."

Cons: "Expensive to Repair"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 3

"I absolutely love this car. Pride of ownership. Luxurious, thick, leather seats. Still, stylish after 14 years. Smooth ride. Great acceleration. Auto dimmer on the rearview mirror. However, it is German made and it costs a small fortune to repair and believe me, it has practically had everything done -- including replacing the hood latch ($$$). Right now, the speedometer doesn't work and internet research shows this to be a common problem that should have been recalled. The part costs about $400 and a mechanic can put it on for about $100. Do I want to spend another $500. For in-city driving, I can do without a speedometer. Other Catera owners say they use a GPS to tell them how fast they are going. Do I want to sell the car, as-is, or hold on to it because I do love this car and it drives so smoothly. It is like driving a couch with a steering wheel."

6 people out of 8 found this review helpful

NOT REALLY WORTH THE MONEY

By on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 137,534

10 1.0
overall rating 1 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
1/10
Value
1/10
Reliability
1/10
Quality
1/10
Performance
1/10
Styling
1/10
Comfort
1/10

Pros: "Fun to drive"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1

"This car has been a money pit since I got it 2years ago. tranny went out had it rebuilt. Then 6months later had to rebuild it again Crank sensor. Fuel pump twice. Speedometer mod rebuilt 4 times."

3 people out of 6 found this review helpful

Really bad

By on Tuesday, April 30, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 96,000

10 2.0
overall rating 2 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
2/10
Value
3/10
Reliability
1/10
Quality
4/10
Performance
Not Rated
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Nice inside"

Cons: "Everything else"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1

"Car shuts off while driving. I've seen stories on this car from other people I just wish I saw it before I bought. I payed $800 for this and would give someone another $800 to take this death trap off my hands. We have nick named this car Carrie because its possessed. Stuff works when it wants to. One minute the radios on. Then turns off by itself. Off to be donated to a high school tech shop"

8 people out of 9 found this review helpful

I bought it almost a year ago and it ran good

By on Sunday, December 23, 2012

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 250,000

10 4.0
overall rating 4 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
4/10
Value
2/10
Reliability
3/10
Quality
2/10
Performance
3/10
Styling
4/10
Comfort
5/10

Pros: "it will get you were you need to go"

Cons: "the motor smokes for some reason"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 4

"I bought this car almost a year ago from an auction. It ran good until here recent it starting tearing up and I haven't got the money to fix it any more. I'm just wanting something more dependable for work."

4 people out of 5 found this review helpful

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