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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2-Door Coupe Series I - R7A
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Series I 20 29 $17,339 $18,950
4-Door Sedan Series I 20 29 $17,339 $18,950
2-Door Coupe Series II 20 29 $18,162 $19,850
2-Door Coupe Series III 20 29 $18,986 $20,750
4-Door Sedan Series II 20 29 $18,162 $19,850
4-Door Sedan Series III 20 29 $18,986 $20,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,249
$17,339
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,110
$18,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$502 / month
$316 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.2 37.1
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 34.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.6 95.4
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 207.2 193.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.6 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 107.5
Liftover Height (in) 32.9 29.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.4 15.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.43 10.9 x 0.43
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.83 x 1.27 11.3 x 1.04
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.51 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.1 36.7
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 2.76
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.8 42.1
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3706 3305
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 9.14
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 970 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L36 L82
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 160 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.33
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Buick Riviera Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Semi Trailing Arm Tri-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Leaf Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 35
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 35
 
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