Buick
Skylark
1997
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1997 Buick Skylark Specs & Safety

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.
MSRP *
$15,970
Invoice *
$15,091
Engine
2.4L I-4 150 HP 155.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm / 3.1L V-6 155 HP 185.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
22.1 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
32.1 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.4L I-4 150 HP 155.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm / 3.1L V-6 155 HP 185.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Battery
with run down protection
Axle Ratio
2.93 / 3.42
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.2 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
driveline
Ride
comfort
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
14.0 " steel / 15.0 "
Front Tires
P195/70SR14.0BSW AS / P195/70SR14.0WSW AS / P195/65SR15.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
55-45 split-bench / bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way / 8-way (4-way power)
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Sunroof
power
Auxiliary Visors
dual
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
single
Speakers
4 / 4 performance
Antenna
fixed / window grid
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical / keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical
Power Outlets
1
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual / power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
13.3 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
188.4 "
Exterior Width
67.6 "
Exterior Height
53.6 "
Wheelbase
103 "
Front Tread
56 "
Rear Tread
55 "
Turning Radius
17.7 '
Curb Weight
2,848 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
43.1 "
Rear Legroom
32.5 "
Front Headroom
37.8 "
Rear Headroom
36.8 "
Front Hiproom
49.5 "
Rear Hiproom
50.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
52.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
55.0 "
Passenger Volume
102 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
13.3 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored with chrome insert
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual remote / dual power remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000
Accessories Months/Miles
96/80,000

Safety Ratings

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.

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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