1985 Buick Parts and Restoration Information

1985 Buick VINS, Production Numbers, Fact and Figures

Trying to decode your 1985 Buick VIN to find out where it was made, or exactly what model it is? Keep reading as we have all the information below to help you out! 

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1985 Buick

1985 Buick VIN Breakdown

Vehicle Identification Number – VIN

The Buick VIN number for 1984 had 17 Characters.

1st = country code Number “1” is for USA.
2nd = Company code, “G” is for GM
3rd = What division of GM, “4” is for Buick.
4th Restraint system
5th = Tell what TYPE of car it is (Skylark, Century, Riviera, etc..)
C – Skylark Custom
H – Century Custom
J – Regal
K – Regal T-Type
L – Century
G – Century T-Type
M – Regal
P – LeSabre Custom
R – LeSabre
S – Skyhawk
E – Skyhawk T-Type
X – Electra
W – Electra Park Ave
F – Electra T-Type
V – Electra Estate Wagon
Y – Riviera T-Type
Z – Riviera
6th and 7th = Tells Body Style
11 – Electra 2dr sedan
19 – Electra 4dr
27 – 2dr coupe
35 – 4dr wagon
37 – LeSabre 2dr coupe
47 – Regal 2dr
57 – Riviera 2dr coupe
67 – 2dr Convertable
8th = Engine Code
O – 110ci L4 TBI
P – 121ci L4
U – 151ci
R – 151ci
X – 173ci V6 2bl carb
L – 181ci V6
A – 231ci v6 2bl Carb
3 – 231ci V6 2bl carb SFI
B – 231ci v6
7 – 231 ci turbo
T – Diesel 231ci V6
Y – 307ci V8 4bl carb
N – Diesel 350ci V8
9th = check digit
10th = tell what year it is “F” = 1985
11th = What Plant the car was Produced
D – Doraville GA
M – Lansing MI
T – Tarrytown NY
6 – Oklahoma City OK
H – Flint MI
K – Leeds, MO
X – Fairfax, KS
1 – Wentzville MO
2 – Quebec CA.
12th – 17th = Production Sequence numbers

1985 Buick Production Numbers

  • calendar year 1985 – Buick all version, total sales U.S. – 845579 units
  • model year 1985 – Buick all version, total sales U.S. – 915336 units
  • calendar year 1985 – Buick all version, total production U.S. – 1001461 units
  • model year 1985 – Buick all version, total with a turbos – 6137 units
  • model year 1985 – Buick all version, total with diesel engines – 1178 units
  • model year 1985 – Buick all version, total V-8 – 215488 units
  • model year 1985 – Buick all version, total V-6 – 515995 units
  • model year 1985 – Buick all version, total 4-cyl. – 271423 units
  • model year 1985 – Buick all version, total production U.S. including early 85 Electras – 1002906 units

 

1985 Buick Car Models

  • 1985 Buick Riviera
  • 1985 Buick Electra
  • 1985 Buick LeSabre
  • 1985 Buick Regal
  • 1985 Buick Century
  • 1985 Buick Skylark
  • 1985 Buick Skyhawk
  • 1985 Buick Century Wagon
  • 1985 Buick Electra Estate Wagon
  • 1985 Buick LeSabre Estate Wagon
  • 1985 Buick Skyhawk Wagon

1985 Interior and Exterior Colors

1985 Buick Options and Features

1985 Buick Sales Brochure

A copy of the sales brochure for the entire 1985 Buick product line courtesy of OldCarBrochures.com

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