But i hate that it's a money sucking leach! Like the and , it used the new 270 hp 201 kW. When the truck is running properly not often! This version was produced through 1994. A revised interior including dual airbags, heated seats, and a new front fascia which included the new inspired Oldsmobile logo. There is also no light or switch for smart trak, so you don't know it's defective until you need it! The inside is all leather interior, fully loaded, bose speakers, 6 disc changer. I will leave off on the positives of this truck! The third generation Bravada holds the distinction of being both the first truck introduced, as well as the last new Oldsmobile model.
This truck looked immaculate inside and out and drove like a dream when i test drove it. Since i've had my truck i have had absolutely nothing but problems. The Bravada entered at this time. A week after i purchased it, it started to overheat, only the thermostat that time. In 1997, 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes became standard and the rear spoiler was deleted.
Brake sensors also go out constantly which will cause the anti lock to start malfunctioning, and it's hard to get it to stop when it does that. Find sources: — · · · · February 2019 Oldsmobile Bravada Overview Manufacturer Production 1990—2004 1991-1994 1996-2004 Assembly , , Body and chassis 4-door Powertrain 4-speed Chronology Successor The Oldsmobile Bravada is a front-engine, five-door manufactured and marketed by the Oldsmobile division of General Motors — across three generations and as a variant of the and. That didn't hold up either! My only issue has been replacing a wheel bearing, because heck the car has 165,000 miles. As with the previous generation, the Oldsmobile Bravada was available only in 4-door, 5-passenger configuration. Have you ever stopped to get gas on a quarter tank and the car won't take gas? Also if you're driving downhill and have to stop, it will die and think it's out of gas! The first generation 1991—1994 and second-generation 1996—2001 used the , and the third generation 2002-2004 used the.
I could no longer live without heated leather seats and at 10 years, 165,000 miles my seats looks beautiful with no sign of wear. The last Bravada, the number 500, rolled off the assembly line on January 12, 2004. It kicks the gas pump off every couple dollars, like when your tank is full. Even on a spot on bottom side of the lift gate where it was nicked a few years ago. The scariest thing i had happen with this truck was a couple weeks ago, i was driving down the interstate and the gas pedal got stuck clear to the floor! Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Rear view of Oldsmobile Bravada The 4.
Standard fare including a driver's and daytime running lamps. I am so disappointed with it. I now owned it for 5 years, put the mileage up to 165,000 and it just keeps going while doing and feeling good doing it. The third generation was the only version offered in Canada. The report came back clean: One owner, no accidents, 77,000, etc. I had new hinges put on both doors and some welding done and after about a year and a half it needs done again. I will say however when it does work you can get just about anywhere.
I love the way it looks inside and out, when it runs right i love driving it. The gas milage is horrible! What did they do to make this vehicle? This generation was phased out in 2001 to make way for the new Bravada. The whole front end had to be rebuilt also. This is a nice looking truck especially if taken care of properly. It's had fuel issues that i can't even begin to describe! Since i've had this truck i have probably put almost as much money into fixing it as i'm paying for it! Her 2006 Lucerne also had more rust one spect in the inside corner of the door than my Bravad that has zero rust.
I wouldn't own another one if i got it for free, and certainly wouldn't recommend it to anyone i like! This was the first Oldsmobile with a engine since the of 1976, and the only not to offer a V8 engine option. It was already a high miler, but in immaculate shape. I'm worrying what I will do when one day things do start to go wrong and I have to replace it. Also for '92, the Bravada's instrument panel was slightly modified to differ from its siblings. I always liked the looks of the blazers and such and always wanted one so i ended up getting it. The interior styling was more appealing to the eye with less ridges and squares, much like the exterior. A sound system was added for 1999 and the fuel injection was updated in 2000, though output remained the same.
The Bravada has everything and has now spoiled me for future vehicles. The 1996 and 1997 models' body featured more rounded lines than their predecessor. I test drove my sister's Buick Lucerne. J from heath, ohio on Sun Nov 18 2012 I bought a 2001 Bravada, it was used so i got the car fax. A new two-tone exterior dubbed the Platinum Edition was made available in 2000. Production of the Bravada ended with the demise of the marque in 2004.
The Bravada bodyshell was continued by its joint replacements, the 2004-2007 and the 2005-2009 - the latter of which remained in production until December 2008. An optional Gold package with gold exterior badging and special gold aluminum wheels was also new for '93. This article needs additional citations for. . The front bucket seats were similar to those found on the. It was nice ,but I still like the features and seat on my Old Bravada better and it didn't feel any smoother than the Bravada wow. It was the first truck-based vehicle offered by Oldsmobile since the 1920s, and at that time was a -only vehicle.