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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
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,165
7 listings nationwide

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1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
No User Reviews
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
765
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

Safe/reliable/comfortable To Drive (not Bad Looking Either) — Overall these are great cars to drive and with 20-24 MPG from and very powerful LT1 engine it is lik...

Primary Use: Family transportation

125
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

The End Of An Era — I have owned several full size GM models during my life, my Roadmaster is by far the best of what De...

Primary Use: Family transportation

145
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

One Bad Ass Wagon — I love this car , it has power and drive like new. Drives down the road like you can not belive . Fu...

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

Specs

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 21 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 4,800 RPM
260 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
210 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
330 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
10:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
5,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
4 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 2 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional --
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 41.5 in 37.3 in
Exterior
Length 196.9 in 217.5 in
Width 72.4 in 79.9 in
Height 54.3 in 60.3 in
Wheelbase 110.8 in 115.9 in

Available Options

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD

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