Oldsmobile 442 specs: 1973-1977

Oldsmobile 442 specs: 1973-1977

The Oldsmobile 442 for 1973 though 1977 was based on the fastback style body with larger quarter windows. It was technically just an option package of the Cutlass and Cutlass S until 1975. For 1976 and 1977 all 442’s were based on the Cutlass S, even carrying forward the ‘S’ slanted nose.

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Platform: A-body

Trim Levels:

  • base
  • S
  • Body Styles:

  • coupe
  • T-top coupe
  • Wheelbase: 112.0″

    F/R Track Width: 61.4″/60.7″

    Overall Length: 209.6″

    Overall Width: 76.2″

    Overall Height: 53.4″

    Turning Circle: not published

    Drag Coefficient: not published

    Curb Weight: 3837-3964 lbs.

    Available Engines:

  • 231 CID 2bbl V6 (1977 only)
  • 250 CID 1bbl I6 (1975-1976)
  • 260 CID 2bbl V8 (1975-1977)
  • 350 CID 4bbl single exhaust V8 (1973-1977)
  • 350 CID 4bbl dual exhaust V8 (1973-1974)
  • 403 CID 4bbl V8 (1977 only)
  • 455 CID 4bbl V8 (1973-1976)
  • 455 CID 4bbl H.O. V8 (1973 only)
  • Available Transmissions:

  • 3-SPEED MANUAL (231/250 cars)
  • 4-SPEED MUNCIE M21 MANUAL (1973 only)
  • 5-SPEED MANUAL (1976-1977 260 only)
  • 3-SPEED TH350 AUTOMATIC (231/250/260/350 cars)
  • 3-SPEED TH400 AUTOMATIC (403/455 cars)
  • Axle Ratio:

  • 2.56 (1976-1977)
  • 2.73 (1973-1977)
  • 3.08 (1973-1977)
  • 3.23 (1973-1977)
  • 3.42 (1973 only)
  • Fuel Capacity: 22.0 Gallons

    Fuel Economy: not published

    Head Room F/R: 37.7″/37.0″

    Leg Room F/R: 42.1″/33.7″

    Shoulder Room F/R: 59.6″/57.5″

    Hip Room F/R: 56.0″/52.9″

    Tires:

    Wheels:

  • 14.0″ x 7.0″
  • 15.0″ X 7.0″
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