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1990 Buick Electra Limited Sedan FWD
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Specs

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
2017 Chevrolet Caprice
Police Sedan RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
165 hp @ 4,800 RPM
355 hp @ 5,300 RPM
301 hp @ 6,700 RPM
Torque
210 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
384 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
265 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
10.4:1
11.3:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
6,000 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
4 in x 3.62 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional --
Cassette Player 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 42.2 in
Back Legroom 41.5 in 43.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 17.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,182 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.9 in 204.2 in
Width 72.4 in 74.8 in
Height 54.3 in 58.7 in
Wheelbase 110.8 in 118.5 in

Available Options

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
2017 Chevrolet Caprice
Police Sedan RWD

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