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Buick Century

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Buick Century

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, 3135 cm3 / 191.3 cu in / 191.3 cu in, 129.0 kW / 173.0 hp / 173.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BuickIssued from2001
ModelCenturyIssued until
SerieCenturyNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBuickCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)6180 l / 218.24 cu ft / 218.24 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4950 mm / 194.9 in / 194.9 inTotal (curb) weight1520 kg / 3351 lb / 3351 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2780 mm / 109.4 in / 109.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity66 l / 14.5 UK gal / 17.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.4 sq ft / 24.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.6 hp / 22.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3135 cm3 / 191.3 cu in / 191.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity522.58 cm3/cylinder / 31.890 cu in/cylinder / 31.890 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power129.0 kW / 173.0 hp / 173.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)51.6 kW / 69.2 hp / 69.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.1 kW/l / 0.904 bhp/cu in / 0.904 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque84.5 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio115.1 kW/ton / 87.2 bhp/ton / 87.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/70-R15Tyres rear205/70-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buick Century

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