Specs

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

Custom SJ 2dr Coupe Custom SJ

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.3

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.1

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600

Engine

Engine Order Code L82
Engine Order Code LD9
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Type Gas L4
Displacement 3.1L/191
Displacement 2.4L/146
Fuel System SFI
Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4400

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 55.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Wheelbase (in) 103.4
Liftover Height (in) 28.1
Length, Overall (in) 188.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.2
Height, Overall (in) 53.5
Track Width, Front (in) 55.8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2

Interior Dimensions

Second Head Room (in) 36.5
Front Hip Room (in) 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.7
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.0
Passenger Capacity 6

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.96
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2
Steering Type Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.33
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3

Summary

Vehicle Name Buick Skylark
Vehicle Name Buick Skylark
Body Style 2 Door Coupe Custom

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Control Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Twist Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Spring

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Front Tire Size P195/70R14
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code QFC
Front Tire Order Code QPD
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code QFC
Rear Tire Order Code QPD

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.90
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) 3.42
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93
Clutch Size (in)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2923

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Polycast
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Polycast
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6

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