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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
1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,490
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1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
No User Reviews
1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
115
1999 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe FWDReview:

Overall I Love This Car. — i love this car. she is the one on the right. If i decide to go for a drive and get out on the higwa...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

145
1999 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe FWDReview:

Good Luck Finding 1! — Great car owned it for 3 years and it is always reliable and it will beat most of the cras on the st...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

85
writes:
Handling Ranked 1999 Cadillac Eldorado worse.
"Aerodynamics I guess"
Looks/Style Ranked 1999 Cadillac Eldorado worse.
"aerodynamics look at the higher end coupes of today 2017 designs 95-99 Rivieras were ahead of their time they should have put the supercharged V8 as proposed."

Specs

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 4,800 RPM
240 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
210 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
8.5:1
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
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 41.5 in 37.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 17.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.9 in 207.2 in
Width 72.4 in 75 in
Height 54.3 in 54.6 in
Wheelbase 110.8 in 113.8 in

Available Options

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD

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