Most of our dealer and finance partners are offering at-home car buying services. Learn more

Buy a car from the
safety of your home.

Look out for these badges when shopping for a vehicle.

Virtual Shopping

Virtual Shopping Experience Connect with the dealer, ask questions and get a vehicle tour through video chat.

E-Transactions

E-Transaction Purchase, trade-ins, and/or financing can be completed electronically and remotely.

Delivery

At Home Test Drive and Delivery Your vehicle of choice will be delivered to you for a test drive and/or after purchase.

Sanitization

Enhanced Sanitization Dealers will go the extra mile to ensure their vehicles and premises are clean and safe.

*Confirm at home service details with dealer.
OK
Buick
Riviera
1998
Go

1998 Buick Riviera Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1998 Buick Riviera specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Buick Riviera warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$32,500
Invoice *
$29,412
Engine
3.8L V-6 240 HP 280.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
26.9 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
3.8L V-6 240 HP 280.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Battery
heavy duty with run down protection
Axle Ratio
2.93
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
18.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Ride
comfort
Auto-Levelling Suspension
rear
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P225/60TR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Rear Armrests
center
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leatherette w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
passenger illuminated / driver illuminated
Auxiliary Visors
dual / driver side
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini with storage / mini
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / clock
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
single
Speakers
6 performance
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
power retractable
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
power
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open
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
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
17.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
207.2 "
Exterior Width
75.0 "
Exterior Height
54.6 "
Wheelbase
114 "
Front Tread
63 "
Rear Tread
63 "
Turning Radius
19.5 '
Curb Weight
3,699 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
42.6 "
Rear Legroom
37.1 "
Front Headroom
38.2 "
Rear Headroom
36.2 "
Front Hiproom
54.5 "
Rear Hiproom
52.7 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.8 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.8 "
Passenger Volume
99 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
17.4 cu.ft.

Exterior Features

Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Wheel Well
chrome
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone / monotone with stripe
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote
Trailering
class I
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 1998 Buick Riviera 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.

Find more information on Buick vehicles

Buick Riviera By Year

COPYRIGHT 1999-2020 MH Sub I, LLC dba CarsDirect.com.