Buick Century, 1996 MY US

Buick Century is a car that has a 4 door sedan/saloon type body with a front positioned engine supplying power to the front wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 120 bhp (122 PS/89 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 190 N·m (140 lb·ft/19.4 kgm) at 4000 rpm. Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The quoted weight at the kerb is 1354 kg.

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Buick Century, 1996 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4803 mm
How heavy?
1354 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2180 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
122 PS / 120 bhp / 89 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
190 Nm / 140 ft.lb / 19.4 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Buick Century models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3135 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1383 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2190 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1335 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 2190 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1315 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 3A 2190 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1415 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3344 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1266 kg

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1996 Buick Century data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2664 mm 104.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1440 mm 56.7 inches
Length 4803 mm 189.1 inches
Width 1763 mm 69.4 inches
Height 1377 mm 54.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight 1354 kg 2985 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62.5 litres 13.7 UK Gal 16.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.2 litre
2180 cc
(133.032 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 88 mm
3.5 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
55 bhp/litre
0.9 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
190 Nm (140 ft·lb) (19.4 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
87.16 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1095.2 kPa (158.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 545 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 89.86 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
66.09 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
88.63 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.13 kg/kW
25.27 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID19800
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Buick Century added 1996-05-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.