Buick
Century
1996
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1996 Buick Century Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Buick Century specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Buick Century warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$16,455
Invoice *
$15,500
Engine
2.2L I-4 120 HP 130.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
3-spd auto
Fuel Economy City
24.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
31.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.2L I-4 120 HP 130.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
3-spd auto
Axle Ratio
3.06
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
16.5 gal.
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Front Tires
P185/75SR14.0WSW AS / P185/75SR14.0BSW AS
Front Seat Type
split-bench
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way / (4-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Seat Trim
cloth
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Reading Lights
front
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo
Speakers
brand
Antenna
power
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (driver only)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver front-impact
Door Count
4 doors
Exterior Length
189.1 "
Exterior Width
69.4 "
Exterior Height
54.2 "
Wheelbase
105 "
Curb Weight
2,951 lbs.
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Paint
with stripe
Exterior Mirrors
manual remote driver, manual passenger / dual power remote
Trailering
class I
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 Buick Century 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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