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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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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,815
176 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight
4 Dr Regency Elite Sedan
No Expert Reviews
2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base

The Pontiac Grand Prix backpedals a bit for 2008, which will be its last year in production. A GT version with a 260-horsepower supercharged V6 engine, available the previous few years...

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

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

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
writes:
Really good appearance, not great. V6 has good performance, not really good. Good condition gxps are hard to f...
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus worse.
"Sportier bucket seats versus bench like seats for the Taurus."
Family Car Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus worse.
"A family type car that doesnt make feel like your in an old mans car..."
writes:
Best ride in a car that I have experienced.
15
writes:
Beside some electrical issue some idiot had before me im content right now

Specs

1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight
4 Dr Regency Elite Sedan
2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 17 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
205 hp @ 5,200 RPM
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
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 Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 3 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional 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 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.7 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 36.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 16 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 205.7 in 198.3 in
Width 74.6 in 71.6 in
Height 54.8 in 55.9 in
Wheelbase 110.7 in 110.5 in

Available Options

1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight
4 Dr Regency Elite Sedan
2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base

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