1985 Buick Riviera Overview


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STD Convertible
STD Coupe
4 national listings
T Type Turbo Coupe

Buick Riviera Experts

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Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 3 reviews

2nd One, Glad To Have My Favorite Car From My Youth Again! by pcurri1
 — Classy & comfortable. They don't make them like that anymore, When I drive mine on the highway I imagine how many cars of today will last as long. Gas MPG is ok because is isn't used all the time. The... Read More
Reliable, Safe, And Fun For A Teenager by Eric
 — Got the car for free but it needed some work - about 450 dollars worth. Drove the car for a few years and the only problem was a bad battery cable and the exhaust rotted and fell off. Read More
A Fun Ride by D_Yaros
 — The carbureted V8 (307 c.i.) is adequate at best. The car is underpowered. It did cost me an arm & a leg to get the car to pass the emissions test! It is a good car for long trips, as it is very co... Read More

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Buick Riviera Questions


1985 Riviera Starts Rough, Runwith Foot On Gas, Then Stall If Foot Off Of G...

The Riviera ran fine. I had a squealing alternator belt and slipping power steering belt. I tightened the power steering belt and it still squealed so I replaced the alternator belt. It stopped squea...

49 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

1985 Buick Riviera Keeps Stalling Out!

ok, this is a bit long winded but i want all the information there as to get a proper assessment. i bought my buick about 10 days ago and have been having nothing but problems with it. the first time ...

534 views with 8 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

Leveling Control

My 1985 riviera auto leveling works. But the light in the dash board is not coming on. I was told the light comes on for 4 sec when you start your car .it dose not light up. Dose any one know what mi...

425 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

How Much Is My 1985 Buick Riviera Worth With Only 65k Miles On It? Just Nee...

1985 Buick Riviera with only 65K miles on it. Needs some cosmetic work. New Transmission. Engine is good.

826 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

How Can I Get The Original Hub Cap Off Of 85 Buick Riviera Without The Key?...

220 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)