- Year: 1991
- Make: Oldsmobile
- Model: Silhouette
- Trims Available: 1
- Made In: UNITED STATES
- Body & Doors: SPORTS VAN
- Engine: 3.1L V6 OHV 12V
- Transmission: 3-Speed Automatic
- Driveline: FWD
- Seating: 7
- MSRP: $$18,195 USD
- MPG: 18 miles/gallon/23 miles/gallon
- Tires: 205/70R14
- Tank Size: 20.00 gallon
1991 Oldsmobile Silhouette Review
1991 Oldsmobile Silhouette has an enjoyable SPORTS VAN body style. It is manufactured in United States. The car has 1 variation available for its customers. 1991 Oldsmobile Silhouette is seating 7 people. The engine type is 3.1L V6 OHV 12V. The car has a large tank size capacity of 20.00 gallon. 1991 Oldsmobile Silhouette uses 18 miles/gallon of gasoline in the city. On highways, the usage of gasoline comes to only 23 miles/gallon. The wheel of the vehicle's axle are FWD driveline. The tires are 205/70R14 which provide comfort and little to non friction. The overall length of the model is 194.20 in. The height of the vehicle is 65.20 in. which is kept as low as possible to keep the vehicle's center of gravity as close to the ground as possible. The Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price is $18,195 USD. 1991 Oldsmobile Silhouette has had 3 recalls in the past 30 years.
Safety & Recalls
Recall 8678 started on 06/08/1999 by ODI effecting 187,459 units.
Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH FRONT BUCKET SEATS. THE FRONT SEAT RECLINER MECHANISM LOWER BOLTS CAN LOOSEN. A LOOSE BOLT COULD FATIGUE AND BREAK, RESULTING IN THE SEAT BACK FALLING REARWARD.
Consequence: THE SEAT COULD SUDDENLY FALL BACKWARD, DISTRACTING THE DRIVER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN OR REPLACE THE BOLTS AT NO CHARGE TO THE OWNERS. THIS POLICY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL JUNE 30, 2002.
Notes: GM HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SPECIAL POLICY TO TIGHTEN OR REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT RECLINER MECHANISM LOWER BOLTS. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.
Recall 16326 started on 04/08/1997 by ODI effecting 676,535 units.
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR CRADLE BOLTS PULL THROUGH THE RETAINERS DUE TO CORROSION OF THE RETAINER. IF BOTH BOLTS PULL THROUGH, THE REAR CRADLE WOULD NOT LONGER BE SUPPORTED AT THESE MOUNTING LOCATIONS AND THE STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT CAN SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING GEAR.
Consequence: IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD RESULT.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR CRADLE BOLTS AND RETAINERS.
Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 1997.NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537, OR PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
Recall 21338 started on 01/28/1992 by MFR effecting 95,897 units.
Summary: THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR WILL NOT REMAIN CLOSED DURING CERTAIN LOAD FORCES ASSOCIATED WITH A VEHICLE CRASH. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 201.
Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOORMAY OPEN AND RESULT IN OCCUPANT(S) INJURIES FROM CONTACT WITH THE GLOVECOMPARTMENT DOOR.
Remedy: REPLACE THE CURRENT UPPER GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR WITH A REDESIGNED UPPER GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR WHICH INCORPORATES A POSITIVE LATCH TO KEEP THE DOOR CLOSED SHOULD A VEHICLE CRASH OCCUR.
Notes: SYSTEM: GLOVE COMPARTMENT; FMVSS 201.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI-VANS.