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1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,650
1 listings nationwide

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2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$48,305
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

For 2019, the Continental got new standard safety features and a Coach Door limited edition. Competitors include the Cadillac XTS and CT6, Audi A7, BMW 6 Series, and Genesis G90. Linco...

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

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
1,185
DanR63 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

145
Tnoyes 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

145
bigdogprice 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.)

2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD
BobGibsonSouthernHills writes:
The car pictured has the suicide door which I do not want.
Power Ranked 2020 Lincoln Continental AWD worse.
"This only car Im interested inn is the 2020 Lincoln Continental Reserve AWD."
BobGibsonSouthernHills writes:
Power Ranked 2020 Lincoln Continental AWD worse.
"This only car Im interested inn is the 2020 Lincoln Continental Reserve AWD."

Specs

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
260 hp @ 5,000 RPM
305 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
330 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.5:1
Displacement
5,700 cc
3,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.48 in
3.75 in x 3.41 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 --
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 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 44.4 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 41.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 16.7 cu ft
Exterior
Length 217.5 in 201.4 in
Width 79.9 in 82.3 in
Height 60.3 in 58.5 in
Wheelbase 115.9 in 117.9 in

Available Options

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Diamond
  • Burgundy Velvet
  • Ceramic Pearl
  • Iced Mocha
  • Infinite Black
  • Magnetic Gray
  • Pristine White
  • Red Carpet
  • Silver Radiance

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Elements Package
  • Premium Package
  • Twin Panel Moonroof W/Power Shade
  • Wheels: 20" Polished Aluminum

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