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1997 Buick Skylark Gran Sport SC specs & colors

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1997 Buick Skylark Gran Sport SC

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Color options





Pewter Gray



Starting MSRP

  • elect speed control
  • dual pwr mirrors
  • ETR AM/FM stereo w/pwr-loading cassette



EPA Classification Compact
Front Wheel Size 16 x 6 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Size 14 x 4 in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 29 MPG
Cruising Range - City 304.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 20 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 440.80 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type 4
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Twist Beam
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.2 x 0.79 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 15.2 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Steering Type Power
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.96
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.33
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 35.3 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall 37.2 ft
Front Tire Size P205/55R16
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 100 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Base Curb Weight 3015 lbs
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 89.4 ft³
Front Head Room 37.8 in
Front Leg Room 43.1 in
Front Shoulder Room 52.2 in
Front Hip Room 49.6 in
Second Head Room 37.0 in
Second Leg Room 33.4 in
Second Shoulder Room 52.3 in
Second Hip Room 50.9 in
Wheelbase 103.4 in
Length, Overall 189.2 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 67.6 in
Height, Overall 53.6 in
Track Width, Front 55.8 in
Track Width, Rear 55.3 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.7 in
Liftover Height 28.1 in
Trunk Volume 13.3 ft³
Full trunk trim Standard
Cloth reclining bucket seats w/full operating console, driver side lumbar support Optional
Tilt-wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Acoustical package Standard
Body-color grille Optional
Pwr windows w/driver-side express down, passenger lockout feature Optional
Rear tubular axle spring-on-center suspension Standard
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
Manual remote fuel-filler door release Standard
P205/55R16 touring SBR BSW Eagle GA tires Optional
Rear seat heat ducts Standard
Fixed-back rear seat Standard
High mounted stop lamp Standard
City 20/hwy 29 (3.1L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
ETR AM/FM stereo w/pwr loading cassette-inc: seek-scan, digital clock Optional
16" aluminum wheels Optional
Composite tungsten halogen headlamps Standard
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) Standard
Front independent MacPherson strut suspension Standard
Soft-Ray tinted glass Standard
Flash-to-pass signal lever Standard
Anti-lock brakes Standard
Black bumper insert strips Optional
4-way manual driver seat adjuster Standard
Trunk convenience net Optional
Deluxe steering wheel Standard
Traction control Standard
3.1L (191) SFI V6 engine Optional
Delco Freedom II battery w/rundown protection Standard
Blackout tail lamps Standard
2.93 axle ratio Optional
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Base coat/clearcoat paint w/anti-chip protection Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Backlit analog instrumentation-inc: speedometer, trip odometer, oil level/ pressure, coolant temp, fuel gauge, tachometer, voltmeter Optional
Body-color body-side moldings w/black insert Optional
Dual electric black outside mirrors Optional
Stainless steel exhaust system Standard
2 front door & 2 rear shelf speakers Standard
Electronic warning tones-inc: seat belts, ignition key, headlamps, turn signal on Standard
Traction control Standard
Pwr door locks w/delayed locking feature Standard
Gran Touring suspension Optional
Front air dam Standard
Front/rear carpet savers Standard
Rear seat head restraints Standard
Anti-lock brakes Standard
15.2 gallon fuel tank Standard
Headliner-inc: dual covered visor vanity mirrors w/RH map strap, center dome light, coat hooks Standard
Front/rear carpeting Standard
Black fixed mast antenna Standard
Valet lockout feature Standard
Lights-inc:instrument panel courtesy, glove box, trunk, front courtesy, theater dimming, delayed entry lighting Standard
Compact spare tire Standard
Multifunctional control lever-inc: turn signal, headlamp high/low beam, windshield wiper controls Standard
Lockable glove box Standard
Dual front door map pockets/pull straps Standard
Rear door child security locks Standard
2-speed windshield wipers w/low speed delay Standard
Electric rear window defogger Standard
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD Standard
Electronic speed control Optional
Rear lap/shoulder seat belts w/child comfort guide Standard
Manual remote trunk release Standard
Automatic front safety system seat belts Standard
Passlock theft deterrent system Standard
Air conditioning Standard

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