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3/4 Front Glamour 1996 Buick Skylark

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

1996 Buick Skylark Custom 4dr Sedan1996 Buick Skylark Custom California Value w/1SF 2dr Coupe1996 Buick Skylark Custom 2dr Coupe
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$15,495$15,495$15,495
    Invoice *$14,797$14,797$14,797
    Engine2.4L I-4 150 HP2.4L I-4 150 HP2.4L I-4 150 HP
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City22.0 mpg22.0 mpg22.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy32.0 mpg32.0 mpg32.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.4L I-4 150 HP2.4L I-4 150 HP2.4L I-4 150 HP
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Axle Ratio3.423.423.42
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank15.2 gal.15.2 gal.15.2 gal.
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControldrivelineN/AN/A
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front SuspensionstrutN/AN/A
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front SpringscoilN/AN/A
    Rear SpringscoilN/AN/A
    Steeringrack & pinionN/AN/A
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Wheels14.0 " steelN/AN/A
    Front TiresP195/70SR14.0BSW ASP195/70PR14.0BSW ASP195/70PR14.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelN/AN/A
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity5N/AN/A
    Front Seat Type55-45 split-benchsplit-benchsplit-bench
    Front ArmrestsN/Aw/storageN/A
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way4-way2-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Rear SeatsbenchN/AN/A
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Floor TrimcarpetN/AN/A
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightN/AN/A
    Door BinsdualN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor TrimcarpetedN/AN/A
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereo
    Cruise ControlN/Acruise controlN/A
    Door Lockspowerpowerpower
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Instrument DisplayanalogN/AN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometerN/AN/A
    Front WindowsmanualN/AN/A
    Rear WindowsmanualN/AN/A
    Tinted WindowslightN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightN/AN/A
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors2 doors2 doors
    Exterior Length189.2 "188.4 "188.4 "
    Exterior Width68.2 "68.2 "68.2 "
    Exterior Height53.5 "53.5 "53.5 "
    Wheelbase103 "103 "103 "
    Front Tread56 "N/AN/A
    Rear Tread55 "N/AN/A
    Curb Weight2,948 lbs.2,917 lbs.2,917 lbs.
    Front Legroom43.1 "N/AN/A
    Rear Legroom33.4 "N/AN/A
    Rear Headroom37.0 "N/AN/A
    Front Hiproom49.6 "N/AN/A
    Rear Hiproom50.9 "N/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room52.2 "N/AN/A
    Rear Shoulder Room52.3 "N/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredblackblack
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manual remotedual manual remotedual manual remote
  • 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 Skylark 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.
StyleFrontal Rating
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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