Buick Riviera vs Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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

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1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight
4 Dr Regency Elite Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,880
3 listings nationwide

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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."
1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight
4 Dr Regency Elite Sedan
50
1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight 4 Dr Regency Elite SedanReview:

It Gets From A To B — runs good. tranny shifts hard. its reliable and gets me from work to home everyday. a little noisy b...

75
1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight 4 Dr Regency Elite SedanReview:

Ok To Get Around In, Just Avoid Being Seen — it's solid, thats about it, easy to maintain, good power if you need it, they'll drive forever, the...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

55
1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight 4 Dr Regency Elite SedanReview:

Who Would Buy One — there isn't really a good point, it was poorly made, & repaired wrong. when it rains, water slips i...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight
4 Dr Regency Elite Sedan
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
240 hp @ 5,200 RPM
205 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
9.4:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard 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 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 37.1 in 40.7 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 205.7 in
Width 75 in 74.6 in
Height 54.6 in 54.8 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 110.7 in

Available Options

1999 Buick Riviera
Supercharged Coupe FWD
1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight
4 Dr Regency Elite Sedan

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