1984 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass Ciera, V-8

1984 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass Ciera, V-8

CUTLASS CIERA — SERIES 3A — FOUR/V-6 — The Ciera was updated front and rear. This year's grille was changed little, but the twin sections now consisted of thin vertical bars. Each model now had six-passenger capacity, with divided bench and custom bench seats. New 14-inch wheels had larger standard tires. Coupes had a wide B-pillar. Inside, a new center console contained a storage area under the armrest. An optional auto calculator could be installed in the console. Four-speed automatic became standard with the 231 cubic inch (3.8-liter) V-6 and optional with the V-6 diesel after production started. This transmission was specifically designed for transverse-mounted front-drive models. It had an integral four-speed design, using two planetary gear sets instead of the usual three in rear-drives. Five models were offered: LS coupe and four-door sedan, Brougham coupe and sedan and new Cruiser two-seat wagon. The n ...

 

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