1999 Buick Riviera specs & colors

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1999 Buick Riviera

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Key specs

Color options


Medium Blue

Light Gray

Light Autumn Green

Bordeaux Red




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  • driver lighted vanity mirror
  • theft deterrent system
  • cornering lamps



EPA Classification Mid-Size
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 4 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 970
Displacement 3.8L/231
Engine Type Supercharged Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 3600
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 27 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - City 333.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 18 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 499.50 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Trans Type 4
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Semi Trailing Arm
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.85 x 1.26 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake Type Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.94 x 0.43 in
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 18.5 gal
Steering Type Power
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall 40.9 ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 39.1 ft
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 100 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1000 lbs
Base Curb Weight 3699 lbs
Front Head Room 38.2 in
Second Head Room 36.2 in
Track Width, Front 62.5 in
Track Width, Rear 62.6 in
Passenger Volume 99.5 ft³
Length, Overall 207.2 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in
Front Hip Room 54.5 in
Liftover Height 31.7 in
Second Hip Room 52.7 in
Second Shoulder Room 57.8 in
Front Shoulder Room 57.8 in
Trunk Volume 17.4 ft³
Min Ground Clearance 5.4 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Leg Room 42.6 in
Second Leg Room 37.1 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 75.0 in
Height, Overall 54.6 in
Electrochromic day/night inside rearview mirror w/compass Standard
Dual horns Standard
Cornering lamps Standard
Rear slide-in license plate holder Standard
Universal transmitter garage door opener Standard
Grille mounted hood ornament Standard
Electric remote fuel filler door release Standard
Front/rear carpet savers Standard
ETR AM/FM stereo w/compact disc, cassette, auto tone control-inc: seek-scan, digital clock, auto-reverse, music search Standard
Full length operating console w/storage armrest & dual cupholders Standard
Dual automatic comfortemp climate control air conditioner Standard
Stainless steel dual exhaust Standard
Pwr antenna Standard
Electronic speed control Standard
Steering wheel-mounted radio controls Standard
Clear coat paint Standard
2-speed windshield wipers w/low speed delay feature Standard
Dual lighted visor vanity mirrors Standard
Theft deterrent system-inc: central unlocking & starter interrupt Standard
Trunk convenience net Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
(2) rear rail assist handles Standard
Front/rear shoulder/lap safety belts (outboard position) w/front shoulder belt comfort adjuster Standard
Front auxiliary pwr receptacle Standard
Gas hood support struts Standard
(2) rear coat hooks Standard
Speed variable magnetic assist steering Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Pwr front/rear disc brakes Standard
Solar-Ray solar control glass Standard
Leather bucket seats w/6-way pwr, dual pwr seatback recliners, dual pwr lumbar Standard
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) Standard
HD Delco Freedom II Plus battery w/rundown protection Standard
Flash-to-pass signal lever Standard
Heated driver/passenger seats Standard
Electric remote keyless entry w/security feedback, perimeter lighting, instant alarm Standard
3.8L (231) SFI V6 Series II supercharged engine Standard
P225/60R16 all-season touring SBR BSW Eagle GA tires Standard
PASS-Key II theft deterrent system Standard
20.0 gallon fuel tank Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
4-wheel independent suspension w/auto level control Standard
Twilight Sentinel headlamp control Standard
Fuel cap holder Standard
Electric rear window defogger Standard
Electronic warning tones-inc: seat belt, ignition key, turn signal on, parking brake on Standard
Cornering lamps Standard
Anti-lock brakes Standard
Front/rear plush carpeting Standard
Dual deluxe body-color electric heated, remote outside rearview mirrors w/ driver-side electrochromic mirror Standard
Tilt-wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Pwr door locks w/delayed locking, lockout protection, memory feature Standard
Anti-lock brakes Standard
2.93 transaxle ratio Standard
Retained accessory pwr Standard
Memory controls-inc: driver/front passenger seat, mirrors Standard
Rear seat comfortemp air conditioning Standard
Traction control Standard
Electric remote trunk lock release w/security switch Standard
HD engine/transmission cooling Standard
Aux pwr outlet Standard
Front/side window defogger outlets Standard
Moldings-inc: protective body-color body side, belt reveal, wheel opening, rocker panel Standard
(6) Concert sound II speakers Standard
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Standard
(4) 16" aluminum wheels Standard
Full trunk trim Standard
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD Standard
Inside hood lock release Standard
Instrumentation cluster w/speedometer, tachometer, coolant temp/ trip odometer/oil level/low fuel/washer fluid indicators Standard
Acoustical pkg Standard
Pwr windows w/driver-side express down Standard
Lights-inc: front ashtray, trunk, instrument panel courtesy, glove box, engine compartment, door courtesy/floodlight, front/rear/trunk courtesy lamps Standard
City 18/hwy 27 (3.8L supercharged engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Delayed entry/exit lighting w/theater dimming Standard
Composite tungsten halogen headlamps Standard
Storage-inc: glovebox/garage door opener compartment, coinholder, cupholders cassette/compact disc storage, trash receptacle Standard
Supplemental extendable front sunshades Standard

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