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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

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Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.1 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 160 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/26 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Lots of standard equipment, sporty looks, standard ABS

  • Cons

    Dated design, low seating positions

  • What's New for 1997

    Alloy wheels and a power trunk release are added to the standard equipment list, while coupes gain side-impact protection that meets federal safety standards. The 3.4-liter, DOHC V6 engine is dropped from the options list.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 18
  • cty
/
  • 26
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



One of the best cars

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Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 4dr Sedan

I absolutely LOVE my Cutlass. It's only left me stranded once, and that was my fault (did a repair, forgot to put a part back on properly). It's an absolute blast to drive.



6 of 7 people found this review helpful

Cooling system problems

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Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 2dr Coupe

I've loved this car but it's given me persistent cooling system problems with no end in sight. I think I'm finally going to retire this one. I've had water pumps, hoses, radiators (!!) and gaskets replaced and it's still leaking and causing problems. Everything else has been more than fine, so this is frustrating. (145k miles) It's very hard to work on this car because everything is packed in so tight and in difficult spots to reach. Small tasks can take multiple days.




1997 olds cutlass

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Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 4dr Sedan

I love this car. It is my second car other than my 1980 Malibu. I bought my olds with 134,000 miles on it and I have had it for 2 years now and every thing except the alternator is the original part I've checked. Now it has 234,562 miles on it and it still runs strong I put a few performance parts on it and I've took it out at the local drag strip and it ran a low 14. But besides all of that it is a really good car it has been to North Carolina 3 times since I've had it and there has been no probs. All you gata do is change the oil every 3000 miles or do what I do I change the oil every month spark plugs every 3 months. Well that is my review.



3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Nice car

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Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 2dr Coupe

It is true is very difficult to access to the spark plugs located at rear. The car is some slow to start when the green light is lighting. Of course it has 160 HP, but on road its perfomance is great.




Cutlass lover

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Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 2dr Coupe

I am the owner of two of them. I have a red 4dr. (1996) and a White 2dr. (1995) I bought the 4dr. In 1998 and the 2dr. In 2000. I love the cutlass. Very reliable. I still have both of them today. They drive like I just bought them new. Good ride great brakes and handles great. I am in the process of buying another one. 1997 2dr. I think it is one of gm's most underrated cars. No major issues. Intake manifold is the only problem it both cars. (gm's designing) very well balanced car and is a great car to have. Can't go wrong with this one. With a little touch it can be very stylish.




The truth

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Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 2dr Coupe

Well to put to you straight, the car is good if you take care of it like you should! As far as the head gas because of the fluid that's bull! It all goes with how you drive it. I saved this car from being crushed. It had 176,000 on it when I bought it now it at 180,000 the alt was replaced and the trans has a light slip but over all it a good running car! MPG is 24 to 29 thats it if your saying your getting 30 plus make sure your not going down hill!



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Full 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Review

What's New for 1997

Alloy wheels and a power trunk release are added to the standard equipment list, while coupes gain side-impact protection that meets federal safety standards. The 3.4-liter, DOHC V6 engine is dropped from the options list.

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Talk About The 1997 Cutlass Supreme

1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Discussions See all Started By

etharmon
etharmon
04-12-2001
The April 1995 issue of MT had a picture of the Antares show car which they said would be the next generation Cutlass Supreme in 1997. They also mentioned it would have a DOHC V6 based on the Aurora'...


andre1969
andre1969
08-14-2007
in coupe form, as the Grand Prix, Regal, and Cutlass Supreme. GM sort of dropped the ball with these, as the personal luxury coupe market was fast drying up. GM probably began designing these thing...


ethink
ethink
06-06-2004
Through the 1970's and early 1980's, the popularity of the Cutlass Supreme made Olds the nation's third-best-selling brand. But in the mid-1980's, a sweeping reorganization ordered by G.M.'s chairman,...



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