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1996 Buick Park Avenue

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Specs

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4dr Sedan

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.3

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.78
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5

Electrical

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

Engine

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

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1
Length, Overall (in) 205.9
Wheelbase (in) 110.8
Liftover Height (in) 33.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 38.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.9
Second Leg Room (in) 40.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.9
Passenger Capacity 6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.9
Steering Type Power
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.57
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.97

Summary

Vehicle Name Buick Park Avenue
Body Style 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.827
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.669
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35

Tires

Front Tire Order Code QGZ
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code QGZ
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

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) 3532

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