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1996 Century Special Wagon Specs

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1996 Century Special Wagon Specs

Section Opened 1996 Century Special Wagon Performance Hide
3,130 cc 3.1 liters 60° V 6 front transverse engine with 89.2 mm bore, 84.1 mm stroke, 9.6 compression ratio, cast iron block, light alloy head, overhead valve and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 19 and country/highway (mpg): 29
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 29 and EPA city (mpg): 19
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
16.5 gallon main fuel tank
Power: 119 kW , 160 HP @ 5,200 rpm; 185 ft lb @ 4,000 rpm
Section Opened 1996 Century Special Wagon Handling & Brakes Hide
Four-wheel ABS
2.97:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
Section Opened 1996 Century Special Wagon Exterior Hide
Black/grey medium body side molding with colored inserts
Body color impact absorbing front and rear bumpers with rubbing strip and colored insert
Chrome/bright trim around side windows, on side of body and on bumpers
Driver internally adjustable black door mirrors , passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 190.9, overall width (inches): 69.4, overall height (inches): 54.2, wheelbase (inches): 104.9, front track (inches): 58.7, rear track (inches): 56.7 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 38.5
Twin complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Luxury trim wood/woodgrain on doors and wood/woodgrain on dashboard
Gloss paint , black paint , metallic paint
Swing-out rear window with defogger
Roof rails
Tinted glass
Weights: curb weight (lbs) 3,118
Two-speed windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
Section Opened 1996 Century Special Wagon Interior Hide
CFC free liquid air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
Stereo audio system with AM/FM and scan
Automatic drive indicator on dashboard
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 41, rear seat down (cu ft): 74.4, all seats in place (cu ft): 41 and all seats removed (cu ft): 74.4
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Delayed/fade courtesy lights with four switches
Steering wheel mounted cruise control
Front seats cup holders
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Driver front airbag
Split bench reclining driver and passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment
3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat with action , 3-point reel front seat belts on passenger seat with action , lap static front seat belts on center seat
Folding front seat center armrest with integral box
Lockable illuminated glove compartment with lid
Height adjustable head restraints on front seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 38.6, rear headroom (inches): 38.9, front hip room (inches): 50, rear hip room (inches): 54.3, front leg room (inches): 42.1, rear leg room (inches): 34.8, front shoulder room (inches): 55.9, rear shoulder room (inches): 56 and interior volume (cu ft): 96
Internal button power locks with internal switch includes trunk/hatch
Power steering
Front and rear power windows with door mounted switches
Front reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap static rear seat belts on center side
Three asymmetrical split bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Electric remote trunk/hatch release
Seating: six seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Service interval indicator
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Driver and passenger vanity mirror with cover
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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