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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 2dr Coupe1996 Buick Skylark Custom California Value w/1SF 4dr Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$15,495$15,495$15,495
    Invoice *$14,797$14,797$14,797
    EngineStandard:2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpmAvailable:3.1L V-6 160 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpmAvailable:3.1L V-6 160 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
    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
    EngineStandard:2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpmAvailable:3.1L V-6 160 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpmAvailable:3.1L V-6 160 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Axle RatioStandard:3.42Available:2.93Standard:3.42Available:2.933.42
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank15.2 gal.15.2 gal.15.2 gal.
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControldrivelineN/Adriveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front SuspensionstrutN/Astrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front SpringscoilN/Acoil
    Rear SpringscoilN/Acoil
    Steeringrack & pinionN/Arack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Wheels14.0 " steelN/A14.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P195/70SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P205/55SR16.0BSW ASP195/70SWSW ASP195/65SR15.0BSW ASStandard:P195/70PR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P205/55PR16.0BSW ASP195/70PWSW ASP195/65PR15.0BSW ASP195/70SR14.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)Available:R14.0Available:R14.0N/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelN/Acompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity5N/A5
    Front Seat TypeStandard:55-45 split-benchAvailable:bucketStandard:split-benchAvailable:bucketStandard:55-45 split-benchAvailable:bucket
    Front ArmrestsAvailable:w/storageAvailable:w/storagew/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:2-wayAvailable:4-way(4-way power)Standard:2-wayAvailable:4-way(4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:(4-way power)
    Easy EntryN/AAvailable:rear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Rear SeatsStandard:benchAvailable:removable full benchAvailable:full benchbench
    Seat TrimStandard:clothAvailable:leatherStandard:clothAvailable:leathercloth
    HeadlinerAvailable:full clothAvailable:full clothN/A
    Floor TrimcarpetN/Acarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsAvailable:dual illuminatedAvailable:dual illuminatedN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightN/Aday-night
    Reading LightsAvailable:frontAvailable:frontN/A
    Floor ConsoleAvailable:fullAvailable:fullAvailable:full
    Door BinsdualN/Adual
    Cargo Floor TrimcarpetedN/Acarpeted
    Cargo NetAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo netN/A
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsAvailable:radio steering wheel controlsAvailable:radio steering wheel controlsN/A
    SpeakersStandard:4Available:4 performanceAvailable:performance4
    AntennaAvailable:window gridAvailable:window gridN/A
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspowerpowerpower
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)N/A
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Instrument DisplayanalogN/Aanalog
    Oil Pressure GaugeAvailable:oil pressure gaugeAvailable:oil pressure gaugeAvailable:oil pressure gauge
    Volt GaugeAvailable:voltmeter gaugeAvailable:voltmeter gaugeAvailable:voltmeter gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometerN/Atrip odometer
    Steering Wheel MaterialAvailable:leatherAvailable:leatherN/A
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Rear WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerN/AStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Tinted WindowslightN/Alight
    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/Acenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors2 doors4 doors
    Exterior Length189.2 "188.4 "189.2 "
    Exterior Width68.2 "68.2 "68.2 "
    Exterior Height53.5 "53.5 "53.5 "
    Wheelbase103 "103 "103 "
    Front Tread56 "N/A56 "
    Rear Tread55 "N/A55 "
    Curb Weight2,948 lbs.2,917 lbs.2,948 lbs.
    Front Legroom43.1 "N/A43.1 "
    Rear Legroom33.4 "N/A33.4 "
    Front HeadroomN/AN/A37.8 "
    Rear Headroom37.0 "N/A37.0 "
    Front Hiproom49.6 "N/A49.6 "
    Rear Hiproom50.9 "N/A50.9 "
    Front Shoulder Room52.2 "N/A52.2 "
    Rear Shoulder Room52.3 "N/A52.3 "
  • Exterior Features
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredblackbody-colored
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manual remoteAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manual remoteAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manual remoteAvailable:dual power 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.
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  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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