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1996 960 Base Wagon Specs

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1996 960 Base Wagon Specs

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2,922 cc 2.9 liters in-line 6 front longitudinal engine with 83 mm bore, 90 mm stroke, 10.7 compression ratio, light alloy block, light alloy head, double overhead cam, automatic valve adjustment and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 17 and country/highway (mpg): 25
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 25 and EPA city (mpg): 17
Multi-point injection full management control system fuel system
20.8 gallon fuel tank
Power: 135 kW , 181 HP @ 5,200 rpm; 199 ft lb @ 4,100 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Rear limited slip differential
Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel
Strut front suspension semi-independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and leaf springs
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Body color medium body side molding with colored inserts
Body color impact absorbing front and rear bumpers with rubbing strip and colored insert
Chrome/bright trim on side of body and on bumpers
Coefficient of drag: 0.38
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger power heated body color door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 191.4, overall width (inches): 68.9, overall height (inches): 57.6, ground clearance (inches): 4.1, wheelbase (inches): 109.1, front track (inches): 59.2, rear track (inches): 59.7 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 31.8
Front fog lights
Wash/wipe headlight cleaners
Twin complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Luxury trim wood/woodgrain on doors and wood/woodgrain on dashboard
Multi-coat gloss paint , multi-coat metallic paint , multi-coat black paint
Fixed rear window with defogger
Roof rails
Glass electric tilting sliding front sunroof with sunshade
Tinted glass
Weights: curb weight (lbs) 3,547
Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and fixed intermittent wipe
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CFC free liquid air conditioning with climate control
Element antenna
Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
Audio anti-theft protection: code
Stereo 25 watts/channel two-band audio system with AM/FM, cassette, automatic reverse, search/repeat, scan, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 39.3, rear seat down (cu ft): 74.9, all seats in place (cu ft): 39.3 and all seats removed (cu ft): 74.9
Integrated child safety seat on rear seats
Illuminated front seats cigar lighter
Analog clock
Full dashboard console with covered storage box , full floor console
Delayed/fade courtesy lights with four switches in footwell
Cruise control
Front seats cup holders
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Carpet floor mats
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining electrically adjustable driver seat with fore/aft adjustment, height adjustment, lumbar adjustment and four adjustments , bucket reclining passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment, height adjustment and lumbar adjustment
3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
Front seat center armrest with integral box
Lockable illuminated glove compartment with lid
Head restraints on front seats and rear seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 38.1, rear headroom (inches): 36.7, front hip room (inches): 54.7, rear hip room (inches): 54.7, front leg room (inches): 41, rear leg room (inches): 34.7, front shoulder room (inches): 54.7, rear shoulder room (inches): 54.7 and interior volume (cu ft): 90
Low fuel level warning
Memorized adjustment with three settings and three driver's seat positions
Remote power locks with internal switch includes trunk/hatch, includes fuel filler door and operates from passenger door
Power steering
Front and rear power windows with door mounted switches
Front and rear reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side, passenger side and center side
Folding rear seat center armrest
Three asymmetrical bench front facing rear seats
Rear view mirror
Front seat back storage
Seating: five seats
Leather seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Service interval indicator
Front side airbag
Six speaker(s)
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror with cover
Ventilation system with five fan speeds and recirculation setting
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