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Engines & Power

Mark VIII Base

3-Series 318ti

Riviera Riviera

Eldorado Base

Regal Turbo FWD

Standard Engine 4.6L 280 hp V8 1.9L 138 hp I4 3.8L 205 hp V6 4.6L 275 hp V8 2.0L 259 hp I4
Horsepower 280 @ 5750 RPM 138 @ 6000 RPM 205 @ 5200 RPM 275 @ 5750 RPM 259 @ 5300 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 285 @ 4500 RPM 133 @ 4300 RPM 230 @ 4000 RPM 275 @ 4750 RPM 295 @ 3000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 32/DOHC 16/DOHC 12/OHV 32/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 4605 1895 3791 4605 1998
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.55 X 3.54 3.35 X 3.29 3.80 X 3.40 3.55 X 3.54 3.39 X 3.39
Compression Ratio 9.9:1 10.0:1 9.4:1 9.9:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger No No No No Yes
Supercharger No No No No No

Transmissions

Mark VIII Base

3-Series 318ti

Riviera Riviera

Eldorado Base

Regal Turbo FWD

Standard Transmission 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive 5-Speed Manual 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

Mark VIII Base

3-Series 318ti

Riviera Riviera

Eldorado Base

Regal Turbo FWD

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.70 87.00 99.50 100.20 96.80
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 14.40 15.00 17.40 15.30 14.20
Standard Towing (lb.) 2000 No data 1000 1000 No data
Max Towing (lb.) 2000 No data 1000 1000 No data
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data No data No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data No data No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data No data No data No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data No data No data No data No data

Braking & Traction

Mark VIII Base

3-Series 318ti

Riviera Riviera

Eldorado Base

Regal Turbo FWD

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std. Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance N/A N/A N/A N/A Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Traction Control N/A N/A N/A N/A Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A N/A Std.
Next Steps

Mark VIII Base

3-Series 318ti

Riviera Riviera

Eldorado Base

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