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1997 Buick LeSabre Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Custom
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 19 30 $20,143 $22,015
4-Door Sedan Custom SG 19 30 $21,687 $23,195
4-Door Sedan Limited 19 30 $23,369 $25,540
4-Door Sedan Limited SG 19 30 $23,926 $26,149
4-Door Sedan (CMI)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 28 $27,145 $29,995
4-Door Sedan Ultra 18 27 $31,670 $34,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,143
$27,825
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,015
$29,760
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$496 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.4 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.2 111.2
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 59.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.0
Passenger Capacity 6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5
Length, Overall (in) 200.8 206.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 110.8 113.8
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 27.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 74.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.1 19.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.83 x 1.27 NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.85 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 43.3 42.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.57 17.57
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 40.0
Steering Type Power Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.97 2.97
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P225/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3446 3799
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.78 11.78
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 690
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 124 124
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 205 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L36 L36
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.8L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick LeSabre Buick Park Avenue
Body Style 4 Dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.590 0.669
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut w/ Chapman Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 35
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut w/ MacPherson Strut
 
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