In 1971, all Cadillacs feature an impressive array of General Motors safety, theft-deterrent and convenience equipment items.
Notable among these are: Energy absorbing steering column; Seat belts with pushbutton buckles for all passenger positions;
Shoulder belts with pushbutton buckles and special storage convenience provision for driver and right front passenger (except convertibles);
Two front-seat head restraints; Passengerguard door locks with forward-mounted lock buttons; Four-way hazard warning flasher;
Dual master cylinder brake system with warning light and corrosion-resistant brake lines; Folding front seatback latches;
Three-speed windshield wipers and washers; Dual-action safety hood latches; Remote-control outside rearview mirror;
Backup lights; Side marker lights and reflectors; Parking lamps that illuminate with headlamps; Energy absorbing instrument panel;
Padded sun visors; Low-glare instrument panel top, inside windshield moldings, steering wheel hub and windshield wiper arms and blades;
Wide-view inside day-night mirror (vinyl-edged, shatter-resistant glass and deflecting support);
Directional signal control with lane-change feature; Safety armrests; Thick laminate windshield;
Soft, low-profile coat hooks; Padded front and intermediate seatback tops; Anti-theft ignition key warning buzzer;
Anti-theft steering column lock; Safety wheel rim; Safety door latches and hinges; Safety steering wheel;
Contoured roof rails; Cargo-Guard (except limousine) Side-Guard Beams; Inside hood lock release.