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

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2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,630
6 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
No Expert Reviews
2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD

After the new generation began in 2006, the 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo changed little from the ...

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

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
165
Marshal 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.)

185
Kevin 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.)

145
DPressler 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."
2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD
Team8829 writes:
Love the monte Carlo
5
mustangsally5o writes:
flex fuel + , tires n wheels large enough to not get stuck or bottom out in pot holes , good , a/c , comforta...
Back Seats Ranked 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT FWD better.
"more options , flex fuel , heated seats , stereo , "
Value Ranked 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT FWD better.
"flex fuel"
Sheila writes:
This was a fun car. But you still had plenty of space to stow in the trunk. I loved that it was a two door bec...
Looks/Style Ranked 2007 Nissan Maxima SE worse.
"Sporty and it didnt look like every other car on the market. It had its own sense of style. And it was a two door. "
Family Car Ranked 2007 Nissan Maxima SE better.
"4 door"

Specs

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
29 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 17 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
240 hp @ 5,200 RPM
211 hp @ 5,800 RPM
211 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
214 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
214 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
9.8:1
9.8:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.9 in x 3 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 37.1 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.4 cu ft 15.8 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 207.2 in 196.7 in
Width 75 in 72.9 in
Height 54.6 in 55.8 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 110.5 in

Available Options

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD

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