1997 Buick Regal 97.5 4-Door Sedan GS Specs

97.5 4-Door Sedan GS
MSRP based on 97.5 4-Door Sedan GS

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 17 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.8L
EPA Class Mid-Size
Style Name 97.5 4dr Sdn GS
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD


EPA Classification Mid-Size
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3470
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7
Liftover Height (in) 29.8
Wheelbase (in) 109.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.6
Length, Overall (in) 196.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5200
Displacement 3.8L/231
Engine Order Code L67
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 3600
Fuel System SFI
Engine Type Gas V6
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.39
Steering Type Variable-Effort Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.2
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code QNX
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code QNX
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Control Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.68
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
Driver & front passenger air bags
Front/rear seat lap/shoulder belts w/front seat shoulder comfort...
Front seat mounted buckles
Rear door child security locks
Electronic traction control system
Dual note horn


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Note No Deductible
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 6
Roadside Assistance Note Courtesy Care Roadside Assistance Program

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.7
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA