Deville Cadillac History 1969

Deville Cadillac Models & History 1969

DeVilleshad all of the features used in Calais, plus rear center arm rests; dual rear cigarette lighters and two-way power operated horizontal front seat adjusters. A model identification signature script still sat above the horizontal body side rub molding towards the back of the rear fenders.

1969 Cadillac


Type V-8 Overhead valves
Block Cast iron block
Displacement 7.729 Liters
Bore and stroke 109.2mm x 103.1mm
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Brake horsepower 375 @ 4400 rpm
Power 280 kW @ 4400 rpm
Bearings Five main bearings
Valve Lifters Hydraulic valve lifters
Carburetor Rochester four-barrel Quadrajet, model 7028230


Model No. Style No. Body Type Seat Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
69-683 68369L

4-door Sedan DeVille

6 $5954 2109 kg 7,890
69-683 68347J

2-door Coupe DeVille

6 $5721 2089 kg 65,755
69-683 68349B

4-door Sedan DeVille

6 $5954 2118 kg 72,958
69-683 68367F

2-door Convertible DeVille

6 $5905 2086 kg 16,445

NOTE: On January 1, 1969, head rests (restraints) became mandatory on all U. S. and Canadian cars. Cadillac prices were increased $18 to reflect the cost of the head rests. Dealer preparation charges were $90 on Calais and DeVille. These charges are included in retail prices listed above.


Wheelbase 3289mm
Overall Length 5715mm
Front Tread not available
Rear Tread not available
Tires 9.00 x 15-PR blackwalls


All cars used the 7.7 Liter, 375 horsepower V-8 with no other powerplants available
Turbo-Hydramatic transmission was standard equipment throughout the line
Controlled differential was $52.65 extra on all models except Eldorado
Standard axle ratios: 2.94:1


Automatic Climate Control option $516
Automatic level control $79
Firemist paint $132
Cruise Control $95
Rear window defogger (not Convertible) $26
Door guards (two-door) $5
Door guards (four-door) $8
Dual comfort seat models F-J-B $105
Twin front and rear floor mats $17
Soft Ray tinted glass $53
Guide-Matic headlamp control $51
Head restraints $18)
Note: Head restraints mandatory after January 1, 1969.
Leather upholstery, models J-B-L $138
License frame, single $6
License frame, dual $$13
Power door locks, includes electric seat back release, two-door $68
Power door locks, four-door $68
AM radio $162
AM/FM radio $188
Six-way power seat adjuster, front seat with bench seat only $90
Front seat warmer, available all models, $95
Front shoulder belts $32
Tilt and telescope steering wheel $95
Trumpet horn $16
Remote control trunk lock $32
Twilight Sentinel, $32
Vinyl roof, models J-B-L $153