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1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,490
5 listings nationwide

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1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,755
1 vehicle

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

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
125
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.)

165
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.)

115
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."
1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
65
1998 Buick Skylark Custom Sedan FWDReview:

Great Gas Mileage — The pick- up and go is the best feature to me. I used to have a 1997 Pontiac Sunfire and it never go...

Specs

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
18 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
27 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
240 hp @ 5,200 RPM
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150 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
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155 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
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Displacement
3,800 cc
3,100 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver -- 1 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 37.1 in 33.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.4 cu ft --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 207.2 in 188.5 in
Width 75 in 68.2 in
Height 54.6 in 53.5 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 103.4 in

Available Options

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD

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