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1997 Buick Riviera

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Specs

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2dr Coupe

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.83 x 1.27
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.43
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 970
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140

Engine

Displacement 3.8L/231
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 3600
Engine Order Code L67
Engine Order Code L36
Engine Type Supercharged Gas V6
Engine Type Gas V6

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 207.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.8
Liftover Height (in) 32.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.6
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28

Steering

Steering Type Power
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.51

Summary

Vehicle Name Buick Riviera
Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Buick Riviera

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Semi Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code

Trailering

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

Transmission

Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93
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
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3738
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3706

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Chrome