The first generation 1991—1994 and second-generation 1996—2001 used the , and the third generation 2002-2004 used the. The front bucket seats were similar to those found on the. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Standard features were daytime running lamps and a driver's airbag. Even six-footers will find ample rear head and knee room, plus plenty of foot clearance beneath front seats. . An optional Gold package with gold exterior badging and special gold aluminum wheels was also new for '93.
An independent rear suspension was seriously considered but rejected. Efficiency and low emissions were high priorities in this design. Overall, the Bravada is 6. A substantial roster of equipment comes standard, including leather seating surfaces, the OnStar communications system, front and seat-mounted-side airbags, stereo and climate controls on the steering wheel, eight-way power front seats, heated outside mirrors, and a stereo system with compact disc and cassette players. The interior styling was more appealing to the eye with less ridges and squares, much like the exterior. The wheelbase has been increased from 107. Only the exhaust-valve cam timing is variable, within a range of 25 degrees of camshaft rotation.
Vehicle stiffness is further enhanced by the use of eight structural cross members up from six , and vehicle stiffness is the linchpin to improved ride, handling, and comfort, and to lower levels of the noise and vibration so common in trucks. We can expect, then, to see bigger versions of those models next year as well, but that's a story for another time. The all-wheel-drive system is comparable to the current Bravada's system and continues to be called SmartTrak. Soon, we'll let you know how it works in the real world. Standard front side airbags included head protection for the driver.
In 1997, 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes became standard and the rear spoiler was deleted. Handling is good, considering the truck-type build. The cabin has a good array of pockets and compartments for small items. Less box shaped than its predecessor, the 1996 and 1997 models had an all new shape. This article needs additional citations for. Also for '92, the Bravada's instrument panel was slightly modified to differ from its siblings.
The third generation was the only version offered in Canada. Inside the Bravada the interior was updated and now included heated seats, dual airbags and an all new front fascia which included the new Aurora inspired Oldsmobile logo. The 1996 and 1997 models' body featured more rounded lines than their predecessor. A sound system was added for 1999 and the fuel injection was updated in 2000, though output remained the same. Power-adjustable pedals 150 129 Cargo cover 125 108 Includes mat and net. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. Dealers will inspect and replace affected parts.
The Bravada was updated later than other models, and no 1995 models were produced. The 2002 Bravada will be available with all-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, with the two-wheel-drivers getting traction control and a locking rear differential as standard equipment. Switchgear has a smooth, quality feel, except for the loose, flimsy headlamp knob. Front head and leg room are good, even for taller folks. Deletes: traction control Optional Equipment Option Note: Major Packages Option Avail.
Their new body-on- hydroformed -frame chassis is shared with no other vehicles. That would outpower the 4. Heated front seats 250 215 Requires Memory Pkg. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. Dealer will eliminate these conditions.
Deletes: traction control, load-leveling rear suspension Optional Equipment Option Note: Powertrain Option Avail. To that end, Bravada gets a new 4. The third generation Bravada holds the distinction of being both the first truck introduced, as well as the last new Oldsmobile model. Instead, the General is developing a lineup of in-line engines. This means, among other things, no big annoying hump in the floor of the front passenger side to clear the exhaust system. Like the and , it used the new 270 hp 201 kW. The engine was a 4.
Bodies were longer, wider, and taller by 5 inches. 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. The current all-wheel-drive Bravada, powered by the ancient 190-hp, 4. The third generation of the Oldsmobile Bravada was introduced from 2002 until 2004. The real fire breather will be the 3. Yearly Updates 2003 Bravada Front side airbags became optional rather than standard this year.