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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
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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
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 27.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 74.7
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
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 Size P205/70R15 P225/60R16
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
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
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
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
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.8L/231
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28
Transmission
Trans Type 4 4
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
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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