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1990 Buick Electra Limited Sedan FWD
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1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,775
1 vehicle

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2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,450
134 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
No Expert Reviews
2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD

The Buick LeSabre holds several notable distinctions. As Buick's entry level full-size sedan (just a notch below the Park Avenue), the LeSabre is both the number one selling car in it...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
No User Reviews
2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
10
writes:
Great car
55
writes:
Outstanding car! 3800 V-6.
Looks/Style Ranked 2008 Chevrolet Impala worse.
"Everything!"
Front Seats Ranked 2008 Chevrolet Impala worse.
"Heated leather, styling"
60
writes:
For a twelve year old car that I only paid 3000 for its a gem. Has never failed and easy on the wallet for rep...
Power Ranked 2005 Honda Accord DX worse.
"Yes, more powerful"
Family Car Ranked 2005 Honda Accord DX worse.
"More room and more cargo capacity"

Specs

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 4,800 RPM
205 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
210 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
9.4:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 4 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 41.5 in 39.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 18 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.9 in 200 in
Width 72.4 in 73.5 in
Height 54.3 in 57 in
Wheelbase 110.8 in 112.2 in

Available Options

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD

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