1997 Buick Riviera User Reviews

1997 Buick Riviera Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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Mike writes:
1997 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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5

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buick, supercharger, fast

Cons

its fwd

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Buick Sleeper.... — fast 2 door car which can walk any cute little 4 cylinder ricer. she is supercharged and currently makes 280 hp/325 tq. great gas mileage. the most fun car to drive I have ever owned. its fast, sleek, and pretty rare too!

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Scott writes:
1997 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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4

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3800 series 2 supercharged engine.  FWD.  Loaded with factory options.

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Develops electrical problems including the VATS.

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90's Luxury — Good looking car with sleek body lines. Stereo and wheels are dated both will need upgraded. Power can be added simple with a pulley change. Exhaust tips are something definitely needing change. Slotted and or cross drilled rotors with a good set of pads like EBCs will be a plus.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Pete writes:
1997 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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theres a lot

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there are some

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1997buickrivsprchrgd — Buicks are grandma car but the buick riviera supercarged was fun to drive, had some decent pick up, the car is a tank. gas mileage on it wasnt that great but overall it was still a fun car to drive.. especially with my rims on it :)

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Cadillacstyle9092 writes:
1997 Buick Riviera STD Coupe Review
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Nothing else on the road looks anything like it!

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Absolutely none

Cadillacstyle9092
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Very Under Estimated, And Sometimes Misunderstood. You Have To Own One To Know. — You don't need a super-charger in this Riv. She will pin you to your seat in a second. Very responsive, and Very dependable as well. She is a true pleasure to drive one of my friends says "I swear she sprouts wings and seems to float on the interstate" She is a love it or hate it car, but I love it!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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