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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:45 am 
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I am extremely confused. I am trying to figure out exactly what type of 1999 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight 4-Door Sedan I have just purchased.

A car shop I had evaluating it records it as a Delta Eighty-Eight. The DMV/BMV records it as a Eighty-Eight Royale, while the name lettering on the exterior of the car, and from the CarFax report say it is an Eighty-Eight LS.

Why are there so many different descriptions for the same car?

Which one is "official"?

Would it be appropriate to call it a 1999 Oldsmobile Delta Eighty-Eight (88) Royale LS 4-Door Sedan?

The VIN is: 1G3HN52KXX4820931

Also, which of these "options" are actually funtional on the vehicle.

The ones above the dashed line I am pretty sure are active with the car, but the others, I have no way to really know.

On the dash, there is lettering for "Low Coolant", "Low Wash" and "Low Fuel", but when starting the car, those 3 lights do not light up, so I have no idea as to whether those lights actually work or not. Nor do I know how to accurately test those lights.

ABS (4-Wheel) Brakes
Air Conditioning – Auto Climate Control
Air Conditioning – Front
Air Conditioning – Multi-Zone
Aluminum/Allow Wheels
Anti-Lockout Feature
Assist Handles
Automatic Headlights
Automatic 4-Speed Electronically-Controlled Transaxle With Automatic Overdrive 321
Auxiliary Power Outlet
Auxiliary Sun Shade
Convenience Net
Courtesy Lamps
Cruise Control
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
Delayed Illumination
Delayed Locking
Dual Power Seats - 8-Way Seat Adjuster
Dual Visor Vanity Mirror – Lighted
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
Exit Lighting
Express Down Window
Floor Mats
Fog Lamps
Front Split Bench Seat
Front Reading Lamps
Front Storage Armrest with Cup Holders
Garment Hooks
Illuminated Entry System
Inadvertent Load Protection
Interior Lamps Intensity Control
Intermittent Wipers
Key Reminder Warning
Lamps-On Reminder
Lane Change Signal
Locking Gas Cap
Locking Lug Nuts
Map Pocket
Odometer with English/Metric Conversion
Parade Dimming
Parking Brake Still On Warning Chime
Personalized Automotive Security System (PASS) Key II
Power Antenna Mast
Power Door Locks
Power Remote Control Mirrors
Power Steering
Power Windows
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
Radiator Cap with Safety lever to vent coolant pressure before removal
Radio Theft Lock Theft-Deterrent
Rear Door Child Safety Security Lock
Rear Reading Lamps
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions Lap-Shoulder Belt
Rear Window Defogger
Remote Lock Control (Keyless Entry)
Remote Lock Control (Keyless Entry) – Security Feedback
Remote Trunk Release
Remote Trunk Release Lockout
Retained Accessory Power
Seat Trim – Cloth – Tan
Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
Smart “Glow When Blown” Fuses
Sun Shade Extension
Sun Visor
Theater Dimming
Tilt Steering Wheel
Traction Control
Trip Odometer with English/Metric Conversion
Trunk Lamp
Trunk Security Override
Turn Signal-On Chime
Twilight Sentinel
Window Lock


Child Restraint Top Strap Anchor
Low Coolant Light
Low Fuel Light
Low Wash Light
Rear Spoiler
Pin Stripping
CD (Single Disc)
MP3 (Single Disc)
External Mirrors – Heated
Suspension – Air
Self Leveling Suspension
Automatic Load Leveling
Seat – Adjustable Lumbar
Engine Immobilizer
Electrochromatic (Auto Dimming) Day/Night Rear View Mirror (with Compass)
Rear Storage Armrest with Cup Holders
Steering Wheel – Adjustable
Premium Sound
16 Inch Aluminum Wheels
Premium Wheels
Premium Wheels 19”+
Engine Coolant Heater
Option Package
Value Package

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