Specs

Research 1996 Buick LeSabre specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Custom 4dr Sedan Custom

Brakes

Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Brake Type Power
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.83 x 1.27
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.85 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.1

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.78

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 124

Engine

Engine Order Code L36
Displacement 3.8L/231
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000
Engine Type Gas V6

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9
Length, Overall (in) 200.0
Wheelbase (in) 110.8
Liftover Height (in) 26.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 40.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.2
Passenger Capacity 6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 43.3
Steering Type Power
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.57
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.97

Summary

Vehicle Name Buick LeSabre
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Custom

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.590
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut w/
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut w/
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code QGZ
Front Tire Order Code QGZ
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P215/60R16
Front Tire Size P205/70R15
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 450

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.06

Vehicle

EPA Classification Large Car

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3439

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel

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