Specs

Research 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

3dr Minivan Reg Length

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 x 1.77
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 1.27
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 50.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 126.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 51.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 45.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.7
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.2

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 180 @ 5200
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5200
Engine Order Code LA1
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.4L/207

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 112.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Liftover Height (in) 24.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 50.8
Height, Overall (in) 67.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2
Length, Overall (in) 187.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 55.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) N/A
Passenger Capacity 7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.6
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) 60.1
Third Leg Room (in) 34.0
Third Head Room (in) 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) 60.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.5

Summary

Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Silhouette
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Silhouette
Body Style 4 Door Van

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.42
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15
Front Tire Size P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R15
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15
Front Tire Size P215/70R15
Spare Tire Order Code

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500

Transmission

Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
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 MX0

Vehicle

EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3746

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -

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