Compare 1999 Buick Riviera vs 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

1999 Buick Riviera
1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 27 $30,607 $33,820
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2-Door Coupe LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LS 20 29 $17,032 $18,615
2-Door Coupe Z34 19 30 $18,881 $20,635
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,607
$17,032
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,820
$18,615
Monthly Payment Estimate
$564 / month
$310 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 57.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.2 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 57.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.1 34.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.5 96.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
207.2 200.7
Height, Overall (in)
54.6 53.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.6 59.0
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 107.5
Liftover Height (in)
31.7 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.0 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 59.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.4 15.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.94 x 0.43 NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.86 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.85 x 1.26 11.1 x 1.04
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 16.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.1 36.7
Steering Type
Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.15 2.60
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.9 42.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R16 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3699 3306
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.2 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
970 600
Engine
Engine Type
Supercharged Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 3600 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L67 L82
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5200 160 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 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
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe LS
Vehicle Name
Buick Riviera Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.1 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi Trailing Arm MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 35
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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