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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1996 Buick Roadmaster specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Buick Roadmaster warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$25,560$25,835$26,205
    Invoice *$23,387$23,639$24,842
    Engine5.7L V-8 260 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm5.7L V-8 260 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm5.7L V-8 260 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg17.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy26.0 mpg26.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine5.7L V-8 260 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm5.7L V-8 260 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm5.7L V-8 260 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Axle RatioStandard:2.56Available:2.932.56Standard:2.56Available:2.93
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank23.0 gal.21.0 gal.23.0 gal.
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialN/AAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    RideAvailable:heavy dutyheavy dutyAvailable:heavy duty
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionAvailable:rearAvailable:rearAvailable:rear
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Front TiresStandard:P235/70SR15.0WSW ASAvailable:P235/70SR15.0WSW self-sealing ASP225/75SR15.0WSW ASStandard:P235/70SR15.0WSW ASAvailable:P235/70SR15.0WSW self-sealing AS
    Spare Tire and WheelAvailable:full-sizeAvailable:full-sizeN/A
  • Seating and Interior
    Front Seat Typesplit-benchsplit-benchsplit-bench
    Front Armrestsw/storageN/Aw/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:2-wayAvailable:(4-way power)Standard:2-wayAvailable:(4-way power)(4-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction ControlsStandard:2-wayAvailable:(6-way power)2-way(4-way power)
    Rear SeatsN/AfullN/A
    Seat TrimStandard:clothAvailable:leatherclothleather
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearN/Acarpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof FeaturesN/Aroof rackN/A
    Vanity MirrorsAvailable:dual illuminatedN/Adual illuminated
    Rearview MirrorAvailable:day-nightN/Aday-night
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Cargo CoverN/AN/Arigid
    Cargo Netcargo netN/Acargo net
    Cargo Lightcargo lightN/Acargo light
    Front Air ConditioningN/AmanualN/A
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningN/Aautomatic air conditioning
    RadioAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereo
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspowerpowerpower
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)N/Akeyfob (driver only)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Steering Wheel MaterialAvailable:leatherN/Aleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterN/Arear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Exterior Length215.8 "217.5 "215.8 "
    Exterior Width78.1 "79.9 "78.1 "
    Exterior Height55.9 "60.3 "55.9 "
    Wheelbase116 "116 "116 "
    Curb Weight4,138 lbs.4,486 lbs.4,138 lbs.
  • Exterior Features
    Bodyside MoldingsblackN/Ablack
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/Arocker panel extensionsN/A
    Wheel WellblackN/Ablack
    Paintwith stripeStandard:with woodgrain body accentAvailable:with stripewith stripe
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:manual remote driver, manual passengerAvailable:dual power remote heatedAvailable:dual power remotedual power remote heated
    Traileringclass IIclass IIclass II
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1996 Buick Roadmaster safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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