1983 Cutlass Ciera

Whats new for '83:
Quite unusual for the time, Ciera returned with no real changes. Base coupe and sedan had been discontinued, but there was a sporty new ES model available. One visual change however, was a wider B-pillar on coupe models, though early models were the same as '82. New options included a digital instrument cluster and trunk mounted luggage rack. Rallye wheels were discontinued. .
Biggest News:
There was a new ES coupe and sedan. both featured blacked out trim, special wheel covers, bucket seats with console and firmer suspension. They used the grille design from base model '82s.
Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Powertrain Specs
Standard Engine2.5 L4
Optional Engine(s)3.0 V6 2bbl.
4.3 diesel V6
Standard Transmission

3-speed automatic
Optional Transmission(s)

Exterior DimensionsCoupe/Sedan
Overall length (in.)188.4
Wheelbase (in.)104.9
Luggage cap. (cu. ft.)

Fuel tank (gals.)

Interior DimensionsCoupeSedan
Headroom f/r38.6/38.038.6/37.9
Legroom f/r42.1/36.442.1/35.8
Shoulder room f/r

Identifying an '83:
'83s were much like the previous year models.

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