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1997 Buick Park Avenue

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Specs

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4dr Sedan

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 19.1

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

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 113.8
Liftover Height (in) 27.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3
Height, Overall (in) 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5
Length, Overall (in) 206.8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7
Second Leg Room (in) 41.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.0
Front Hip Room (in) 56.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19

Steering

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

Summary

Vehicle Name Buick Park Avenue
Body Style 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire Order Code QPY
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code QPY
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact

Trailering

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

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70

Vehicle

EPA Classification Large Car

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3799

Wheels

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