1997 Buick Riviera User Reviews

1997 Buick Riviera Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 4 reviews

  • 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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1997 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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4

Pros

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

Cons

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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Mike writes:
1997 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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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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Cadillacstyle9092 writes:
1997 Buick Riviera STD Coupe Review
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5

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Nothing else on the road looks anything like it!

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Absolutely none

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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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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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1999 Buick Riviera Reviews

Overall I Love This Car. By Marshal

i love this car. she is the one on the right. If i decide to go for a drive and get out on the higway and really put your foot into it it will respond. its been more than once that i have made this ca... Read More

Good Luck Finding 1! By Kevin

Great car owned it for 3 years and it is always reliable and it will beat most of the cras on the streets and some at lebenon valley awesome in the snow as well with a set of snow tires and it is so c... Read More

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1998 Buick Riviera Reviews

98 Riviera By Chris

This car has great handling and performance. Also has great breaking with its 4 wheel disc brakes. It handles great in all road conditions. Got the car for a great price in really great shape. Hav... Read More

Future Collectible By johnbomarito

Styling that has stood the test of time. Many people would stop me in parking lots and compliment the styling and Platinum Beige paint. Supercharged V-6 provided excellent balance between mileage & pe... Read More

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1996 Buick Riviera Reviews

Great Sleeper, Loads Of Fun, Plenty Of Power. I Love It! By Josh

Great car. Supercharger gives it kick. Front wheel drive is no fun. Very reliable car never had a major repair in seven years of ownership. Very fun. Easy to get wheel spin. 22-26 mpg, rarely at the p... Read More

Just A Super Car! By 96RivBrad

You can find these in immaculate condition for under $3k. Don't worry about the mileage. IF it's been properly maintained it will run forever. Supercharged and ultimate comfort. Rare design that never... Read More

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1995 Buick Riviera Reviews

Overall I Am Very Impressed. By Alvin1966

First my appreciation for the Buick brand and especially the Riviera. Previously I owned a 75 85 and (95 we still own) which were purchased new. The 95 I am referencing is my comments is one purchase... Read More

Comfortable Car/great Performance When It Runs Right By rodknock3

Car has great potential - very comfortable and can run really well...One complaint is not enough power ports inside for ipods/tablets and maybe could use an extra couple cup holders for backseat occup... Read More

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1993 Buick Riviera Reviews

Good Old Car By Jesse

Good Motor solid built car. Heavy which gives it an amazingly smooth ride and enough power to climb the hills without downshifting. 3.8 series one motor is solid running and the seats are very comfo... Read More

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