Here's Why Cadillacs are Crap

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  • Published: 27 October 2019
  • Cadillac car review. Here's Why Cadillacs are Crap, DIY and car review with Scotty Kilmer. Why not to buy a Cadillac. Are Cadillacs good cars? Is Cadillac reliable? Is Cadillac expensive to maintain? Buying a Cadillac. Buying a new Cadillac. Buying a used Cadillac. Should I buy a Cadillac? What type of car to buy. Car Advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 52 years.

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   2 weeks back

    Toyota and Honda Merger: https://youtu.be/Dzc96iQuGHg

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    • Maurice Ramsey
      Maurice Ramsey  2 weeks back

      Scotty can you do a comparison of the best large luxury SUVs like Escalade vs Navigator,Expedition, Armada , Infinity. ,

    • Jay Benjamin
      Jay Benjamin  2 weeks back

      Your wrong on this one Tesla has the battery production that no one has. Making ev is different and ford lost when they didn’t work with Tesla years ago. Rivian hasn’t even made one car for the public. It’s just Texas has laws that make it hard for Tesla. The ceo of VW even talked good about Tesla last week.

    • Aye Bee
      Aye Bee  2 weeks back

      Cars that don't have a ladder type frame and crossmember damage the oil pan, transmission pan, pulleys too. Hitting a dip hard.
      Carmaker solution for that is to lift the body higher. Most all headaches in modern cars is transverse mounting and zero space for hands to get access to worn out parts. I see plenty of idiots hitting dips at 30mph and bottoming out the chassis. Shops make a ton of money fixing driver stupid.

    • Aye Bee
      Aye Bee  2 weeks back

      GM killed quality with chosen demise of Oldsmobile and Pontiac. Those two makes were hallmark of innovation and pride.

    • Aye Bee
      Aye Bee  2 weeks back

      My 1963 Olds Dynamic 88 was head and shoulders above any Caddy of the Day.
      They even went into NASCAR track for 24 hour durability. 4 speed Dynaglide with overdrive.

  • Terry Murray
    Terry Murray  3 days back

    I finally found a video of Scotties on Cadillacs in general...I've been thinking about buying a Cadillac of some kind... whether it be Cadillac Escalade all the way to the Cadillac ATS... basically any modern model of Cadillac that's fairly cheap to buy used for my 1st vehicle...I found a bunch of cheap used Cadillacs ranging from $3K to $15K also been checking the Kelly blue book value on them to see if there worth what they're asking for and most of the time there asking any where from $2K to $12K less than there actually worth...I found a Cadillac Escalade Worth 25K According to Kelly blue book and there selling it for 15K I find good deal like that on used Cadillacs where I live at all the time.. that guy could have done a better job and found a cheaper Cadillac Escalade...40K for the average person is insane on any kind of vehicle not just Cadillacs

    • Yudiel Vlogs
      Yudiel Vlogs  3 days back

      Scotty your celica is garbage it looks fast but it’s slow

      • thesharkman 101
        thesharkman 101  4 days back

        I have 7 year old Cadillac CTS with 150,000 miles on it and it still runs like a dream. I’ve also never had to repair anything in it so I wouldn’t call them “crap”

        • Tin Tu
          Tin Tu  4 days back

          Scotty. Love you. Is there another indication of an engine burning oil besides blue oil emitting from tailpipe?

          • Joseph Bachand
            Joseph Bachand  5 days back

            Cadillacs need a certain kind of respect, like Lincoln or old Dodge vans with the shag carpet, all about style and class. I think that between the intec/triton and Northstar the purpose was to be smooth running almost like nothing is there n they are both really good

            • Colin Morand
              Colin Morand  5 days back

              Cadillactic converters

              • Chris Rutherford
                Chris Rutherford  5 days back

                Re: the guy with over 170,000 km. on it.
                8 I'm. = 5 miles so 160,000 km. = 100,000 miles
                This car has105,000 miles approximately. Not bad.

                • 555moog
                  555moog  6 days back

                  Hi Scotty, V8 Dodge Challengers or any other clean V8 muscle cars (Mustang, Camaro) have excellent resale value. They’re also fairly expensive.... so many of us including me take great care of them... it’s a bit like owning a Harley

                  • ZadfrackGlutz Zesozose

                    Wave of the future. Wave of the future....

                    • newest bear
                      newest bear  1 weeks back

                      Peak oil is propaganda.

                      • angelo crisostomo
                        angelo crisostomo  1 weeks back

                        🔥🔥🔥👍👍👍😎😎😎

                        • sewing1243
                          sewing1243  1 weeks back

                          Re the Audi owner: Maybe the guy with the STS wants an Audi next.🤣🤣🤣

                          • James N
                            James N  1 weeks back

                            I've been hearing that Tesla's are spontaneously combusting either while moving or parked lol.


                            Ford could have easily competed the Fusion with the Camry if they had just made a 3.5 L V6 but instead they decide to quit.

                            • MetaView7
                              MetaView7  2 weeks back

                              The new wave of Korean and Japanese mid-size SUVs will sink this sorely outdated land yachts.

                              • Bruce Morris
                                Bruce Morris  2 weeks back

                                2:15, “put it up at a high price & see if anybody’s dumb enough to pay it”: with the prices people write in about paying for used cars lately, I like the odds on this one!!

                                • Rahim Uddin
                                  Rahim Uddin  2 weeks back

                                  Scotty Kilmer Is That Guy That He Think A Crap About Anything That The Cadillac Esclade Is A Good But Scotty kilmer Said Its A Bad Car.Scotty Kilmer Is A Lie.

                                  • repetitivemotion
                                    repetitivemotion  2 weeks back

                                    Change fuel pumps on a VW as often as you change your underwear

                                    • Dave Watts
                                      Dave Watts  2 weeks back

                                      SCOTTY..
                                      brought to you by Toyota...and the all new 1994 Celica.

                                      • Erich Mais
                                        Erich Mais  2 weeks back

                                        "That's a typical problem for Volkswagens" -every problem

                                        • Garrett Hu
                                          Garrett Hu  2 weeks back

                                          What do you think about a 2014 Fiat 500e all electric car as a commuter? These things were $32,000 new but can now be had for $7500 for a lease return with 30,000 miles. I get free charging at work and it’s enough to get back and forth to work without ever needing to charge at home.

                                          • Ralph Castillo
                                            Ralph Castillo  2 weeks back

                                            But WHY are they crap Scotty?

                                            • Diederik H.
                                              Diederik H.  2 weeks back

                                              2:30 random snake hahaha

                                              • Eda Bean
                                                Eda Bean  2 weeks back

                                                Ford's Mustang-Inspired Electric--has a plastic Mustang badge attached to the nose.
                                                And some horse crap in the trunk.

                                                • Eda Bean
                                                  Eda Bean  2 weeks back

                                                  You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

                                                  • Eda Bean
                                                    Eda Bean  2 weeks back

                                                    If you love somebody, really love somebody, send them a Scotty link and tell them to subscribe.

                                                    • vulpixgrant
                                                      vulpixgrant  2 weeks back

                                                      Speaking of electric cars and all, it amazes me the fuel economy you CAN get out of a gas motor in 2019. I'm 35 owned everything from a 84 Sentra 5 speed to a 2006 F-250 4x4 My Altima 2.5 easily get's 28mpg city with spirited driving, and on the highway upper 30's. It's a shame that gas motors are on the decline now that they designs are getting so efficient with modern 'Weak' CVT trannies. About the time the CVT is 100% perfected the gas motors will be totally obsolete :-(

                                                      • daddyjohn2007
                                                        daddyjohn2007  2 weeks back

                                                        😁🖖👍👌✌😎

                                                        • LL L
                                                          LL L  2 weeks back

                                                          Just another comment from another unknown world-wide major thankful Fan of yours, Scotty.
                                                          Tremendous information from both the head and the heart! Thanks mucho mucho mucho.
                                                          Continued success to you all around Scotty. Peace.

                                                          • Electronics For Fun
                                                            Electronics For Fun  2 weeks back

                                                            because they aren't toyota celicas?

                                                            • Anthony Shabrack
                                                              Anthony Shabrack  2 weeks back

                                                              You should change the name of this video to why GM cars area crap. GM pushes out crap from the factory. Unbelievable. I don't know what happened. There was a time when they made some decent cars...that time is over. They push out literal garbage that they know is gonna have $5k-6k of repairs needed after 5 to 7 years.

                                                              • Northstar Network
                                                                Northstar Network  2 weeks back

                                                                $9,000 2010 DTS 33k miles I think I’m aiight had it for years now

                                                                • Jerry Olson
                                                                  Jerry Olson  2 weeks back

                                                                  Kilmer is a dingbat

                                                                  • James Ballard
                                                                    James Ballard  2 weeks back

                                                                    170,000 kilometres is about 105,000 miles.

                                                                    • Amad Hinnawi
                                                                      Amad Hinnawi  2 weeks back

                                                                      Where can we post questions ? If here, I just recently bought a 2019 Camry se and I LOVE IT. my question is do you fix viewers cars ?

                                                                      • James Woody
                                                                        James Woody  2 weeks back

                                                                        Hi Scotty, I truly love your videos, your blend of goofy humor and insight into cars has such variance from those who take themselves too seriously. My question is one of Maintenance. I have a 2015 Mazda 3 GT.. It has been a wonderful car(and I have owned some clunkers, so I KNOW). I currently have 65,000 miles on it and change the oil(with synthetic as required by my warranty) every 7500 miles. I have not done anything else to it except brakes, tires, and wiper blades. I am looking to give it a little tlc.. Transmission fluid and filter, air filter and ??????? That is my question, what would you recommend to keep things as close to new as possible.. It is the 2.5 liter model, but I think there are a lot of us out here with newer cars, that are well built(BY THE JAPANESE!!! I had to fight with 3 dealers to make sure I got a Japanese made one and not a Mexican made one), and want to do preventive maintenance on a budget without necessarily following the dealers playbook. Tx in advance..

                                                                        • Bruce Morris
                                                                          Bruce Morris  2 weeks back

                                                                          James Woody maybe I wasted money, but on my 2016 Mazda at just under 50k miles I’ve had the brake fluid and COOLANT changed out. I don’t care what anybody says, I’m not leaving the same coolant in any aluminum engine for the 10 years/120,000 miles my book calls for, that’s lunacy to me

                                                                      • DashCamAndy
                                                                        DashCamAndy  2 weeks back

                                                                        Another cause for difficulty shifting into Reverse from Park is from letting the car lurch forward after shifting to Park the last time it was driven. (Release the brake pedal gently and let the car slowly ease forward, or set the parking brake if it works properly.) That lurch forward puts excessive pressure on the parking pawl inside the transmission, and requires more force to shift out of park. My mother is guilty of this, no matter how many times I yell at her, or for how many years.

                                                                        • Juan chevy
                                                                          Juan chevy  2 weeks back

                                                                          I have a chevy tahoe it have 254,000 mile it work good

                                                                          • ncrdisabled Submarine vet

                                                                            tesla is hard to get fixed my friend has 1 model 3 and had to have it shipped from nyc to tesla plant.

                                                                            • ncrdisabled Submarine vet

                                                                              i would have paid 2k at the most.

                                                                              • David Daugherty
                                                                                David Daugherty  2 weeks back

                                                                                There are 2 or 3 Tesla owned repair garages in Houston. I know the one by me is up on the North Freeway

                                                                                • Robert P
                                                                                  Robert P  2 weeks back

                                                                                  $40K? Sounds like a car be bought off lease from the caddy dealer, warranty good still and so called certified. People I guess like the idea of the 1 yr factory warranty. My 2017 BMW X3 was returned recently off lease 29k miles, mint, had a residual of just under $30K. Same warranty.

                                                                                  • JONAS GRUMBY
                                                                                    JONAS GRUMBY  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I think Scotty added an extra 0 to $4,000

                                                                                    • Shekhar Moona
                                                                                      Shekhar Moona  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Is it me or for the last month minus that jeep Grand Cherokee has he called every car available for stupid people?

                                                                                      • Kyle Schack
                                                                                        Kyle Schack  2 weeks back

                                                                                        You could make arguments all day, this one is set in his ways.

                                                                                        • willie finch
                                                                                          willie finch  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Scotty I need your help I have a 2008 Chevy Malibu that the engine keeps shutting down and will not let the car run I have had it in the shop for three months now and the mechanic still cannot find out why it will only run for about a week and is shut down he has replaced everything and it is still doing the same thing please help me I need to get rid of this junk or drive it straight to hell

                                                                                          • Jason GUNN
                                                                                            Jason GUNN  2 weeks back

                                                                                            your crazy man. any vehicle you don't take care of will do the same. If you can't afford the cadillac don't buy one. Your just crazy to think like this.

                                                                                            • Morgan
                                                                                              Morgan  2 weeks back

                                                                                              The person asking about the Amazonbasics engine oil must be from Canada as you can’t get it here.