About Oldsmobile Silhouette
The Oldsmobile Silhouette is a 3-door minivan that belongs to General Motors. It was produced in 1989 and marketed as a 1990 model. The production of the Silhouette stopped in 2004. It has a life span of 14 years and 2 generations with other variants. The Oldsmobile Silhouette was GM's first attempt to open the minivan market. It was aimed at more customers. The inspiration was from the Pontiac Trans Sport. Both models featured parts like a galvanized steel space frame. It was wrapped in composite plastic body panels, resisting rust and minor dents and dings. They differed in orientation. The Oldsmobile Silhouette focused more on value and premium.
The first generation of the Silhouette was supported by a 3.1L V6 engine that could provide 120 horsepower. The Silhouette power parts were installed with a 3-speed automatic transmission. Another option appeared in 1992, customers were then able to choose a 3.8L V6 engine which elevated the power to 170 horsepower. It came with a 4-speed automatic transmission. The first generation ended with a 3.4L V6 engine that was capable of 180 horsepower. The interior of the vehicle has 5 lightweight seats in the back. These parts were able to be removed or reassembled. Later in 1994, built-in child seats were available for purchase. In 1991, the interior was improved with parts like the power mirrors, a new carpeted dashboard, and a rear side panel with a 12-volt power outlet.
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The second generation of the Oldsmobile Silhouette was smaller and narrower. This modification was made to meet the needs of the European market. In 1996, the newly designed vehicle had a much more conservative appearance with its chassis made of steel. A base model was the only model available for short-wheelbase. The sliding door parts at the driver's side were only kept on the market till 1997. Other trim levels were equipped with dual sliding doors. Because of the strong wish to keep its luxury positioning, the Oldsmobile Silhouette become one of the first automobiles in the market to have a VCR. It was with an overhead retractable LCD screen for rear seat viewing. Also in 2001, the vehicle got the remote keyless entry, the CD player. Load-leveling suspension, and GM's symbolic OnStar assistance system.
The maintenance of such a luxurious automobile is definitely required for a better experience. During regular check and repair, OEM parts of the Oldsmobile Silhouette are most recommended if any parts need replacement. The parts can all be found and ordered online.