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1998 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight

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4dr Sedan


Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.85 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.90 x 1.27

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7


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


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

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 28.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1
Length, Overall (in) 200.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4
Passenger Capacity 6


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


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 43.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.63
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.97
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7


Vehicle Name Oldsmobile 88
Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile 88


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67


Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/70R15
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15


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)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39
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
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86
Clutch Size (in)


EPA Classification Large Car

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3455


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