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GE 1997 Buick Skylark

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1997 Buick Skylark specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Buick Skylark warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$15,970$15,970$16,958
    Invoice *$15,091$15,091$15,941
    EngineStandard:2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpmAvailable:3.1L V-6 155 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpmAvailable:3.1L V-6 155 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpmAvailable:3.1L V-6 155 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City22.1 mpg22.1 mpg22.1 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy32.1 mpg32.1 mpg32.1 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-6 155 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpmAvailable:3.1L V-6 155 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:2.4L I-4 150 HP 155 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpmAvailable:3.1L V-6 155 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Batterywith run down protectionwith run down protectionwith run down protection
    Axle RatioStandard:2.93Available:3.42Standard:2.93Available:3.422.93
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank15.2 gal.15.2 gal.15.2 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction Controldrivelinedrivelinedriveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Ridecomfortcomfortcomfort
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    WheelsStandard:14.0 " steelAvailable:15.0 "Standard:14.0 " steelAvailable:15.0 "Standard:14.0 " silver aluminumAvailable:15.0 " steel
    Front TiresStandard:P195/70SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P195/70SR14.0WSW ASP195/65SR15.0BSW ASStandard:P195/70SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P195/70SR14.0WSW ASP195/65SR15.0BSW ASStandard:P195/70SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P195/70SR14.0WSW ASP195/65SR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat TypeStandard:55-45 split-benchAvailable:bucketStandard:55-45 split-benchAvailable:bucketStandard:55-45 split-benchAvailable:bucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:6-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:6-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:6-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear SeatsbenchbenchStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Seat TrimclothclothStandard:clothAvailable:leather
    Door TrimN/AN/Acarpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AN/AAvailable:leather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofAvailable:powerAvailable:powerAvailable:power
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/AAvailable:dual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsAvailable:dualAvailable:dualAvailable:dual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading LightsAvailable:front & rearAvailable:front & rearAvailable:front & rear
    Floor ConsoleAvailable:fullAvailable:fullAvailable:full
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Cargo NetAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo netcargo net
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsAvailable:radio steering wheel controlsAvailable:radio steering wheel controlsAvailable:radio steering wheel controls
    CDAvailable:singleAvailable:singleAvailable:single
    SpeakersStandard:4Available:4 performanceStandard:4Available:4 performanceStandard:4Available:4 performance
    AntennaStandard:fixedAvailable:window gridStandard:fixedAvailable:window gridStandard:fixedAvailable:window grid
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspowerpowerpower
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseStandard:mechanicalAvailable:keyfobmechanicalmechanical
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/Arear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets111
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    TachometerAvailable:tachometerAvailable:tachometerAvailable:tachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeAvailable:oil pressure gaugeAvailable:oil pressure gaugeAvailable:oil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeAvailable:voltmeter gaugeAvailable:voltmeter gaugeAvailable:voltmeter gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/AAvailable:leather
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerpower
    Rear WindowsfixedStandard:manualAvailable:powerpower
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverAvailable:driverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    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)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume13.3 cu.ft.13.3 cu.ft.13.3 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length188.4 "188.4 "188.4 "
    Exterior Width67.6 "67.6 "67.6 "
    Exterior Height53.6 "53.6 "53.6 "
    Wheelbase103 "103 "103 "
    Front Tread56 "56 "56 "
    Rear Tread55 "55 "55 "
    Turning Radius17.7 '17.7 '17.7 '
    Curb Weight2,848 lbs.2,890 lbs.2,890 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom43.1 "43.1 "43.1 "
    Rear Legroom32.5 "33.5 "33.5 "
    Front Headroom37.8 "37.8 "37.8 "
    Rear Headroom36.8 "37.0 "37.0 "
    Front Hiproom49.5 "49.5 "49.5 "
    Rear Hiproom50.3 "50.9 "50.9 "
    Front Shoulder Room52.2 "52.2 "52.2 "
    Rear Shoulder Room55.0 "52.3 "52.3 "
    Passenger Volume102 cu.ft.102 cu.ft.102 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume13.3 cu.ft.13.3 cu.ft.13.3 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-colored with chrome insertbody-colored with chrome insertbody-colored with chrome insert
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Insertchromechromechrome
    Grille Moldingschromechromechrome
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone with badging
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manual remoteAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manual remoteAvailable:dual power remotedual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components 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
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,00096/80,00096/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 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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