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1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,165
6 listings nationwide

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2017 Chevrolet Caprice
Police Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,965

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

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
685
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

Safe/reliable/comfortable To Drive (not Bad Looking Either) — Overall these are great cars to drive and with 20-24 MPG from and very powerful LT1 engine it is lik...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

The End Of An Era — I have owned several full size GM models during my life, my Roadmaster is by far the best of what De...

Primary Use: Family transportation

135
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

One Bad Ass Wagon — I love this car , it has power and drive like new. Drives down the road like you can not belive . Fu...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

2017 Chevrolet Caprice
Police Sedan RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
2017 Chevrolet Caprice
Police Sedan RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
260 hp @ 5,000 RPM
355 hp @ 5,300 RPM
301 hp @ 6,700 RPM
Torque
330 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
384 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
265 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.4:1
11.3:1
Displacement
5,700 cc
6,000 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.48 in
4 in x 3.62 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 2 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 43.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 17.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,182 lbs
Exterior
Length 217.5 in 204.2 in
Width 79.9 in 74.8 in
Height 60.3 in 58.7 in
Wheelbase 115.9 in 118.5 in

Available Options

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
2017 Chevrolet Caprice
Police Sedan RWD

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