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1990 Buick Electra Limited Sedan FWD
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1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Chevrolet Impala is a large sedan, one you might consider if you’re in the market for a Dodge Charger, Kia Cadenza, Nissan Maxima, Buick LaCrosse, or Toyota Avalon. It gets a few c...

Specs

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
2020 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 4,800 RPM
305 hp @ 6,800 RPM
197 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
210 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM
191 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
11.5:1
11.3:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
3,600 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.46 in x 3.97 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 --
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 45.8 in
Back Legroom 41.5 in 39.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 18.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 196.9 in 201.3 in
Width 72.4 in 84.3 in
Height 54.3 in 58.9 in
Wheelbase 110.8 in 111.7 in

Available Options

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
2020 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD

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