1956 Buick Options (Optional Equipment)

1956 Buick Options (Optional Equipment)

The list of 1956 Buick Optional Equipment is long. Buick has chosen to specify the options with letters. As you can see, the alphabet was almost used completely! Prospects had great opportunities: The could buy big cars for little money or they could turn the 1956 Buick to a real luxury car. Almost anything could be power controlled: Seat, windows, radio antenna & convertible top plus steering and brakes for more driving security.

This list was compiled from original Buick literature and reflects the specs at showroom presence of the 56 Buick. Some dealers had local prices. Some of the prices are still missing. Do you have a source showing them? We’d love to hear from you!

A closer look at 1956 Buick Options & Accessories

1956 Buick Optional Equipment Overview

ADynaflow Transmission$204.30StandardStandardStandard
BHeater & Defroster$85.00$85.00$85.00$85.00
CPower Steering$107.50Standard$107.50Standard
DSonomatic Radio with Manual Antenna$95.70$95.70$95.70$95.70
ESelectronic Radio with Manual Antenna$118.30$118.30$118.30$118.30
FSafety Group (B/U Lights, Glareproof Mirror, Prk. Brake Signal Light, Instrument Panel Safety Pad)$38.70$38.70$38.70Standard
GWindshield Washer – Wide Angle Wiper$14.50$14.50$14.50Standard
HDeluxe Steering Wheel$15.10StandardStandardStandard
IEasy Eye Glass$32.30$32.30$32.30$32.30
JDrive Out????
KFoamtex Seat Cushions$21.50StandardStandardStandard
LPower Brakes$38.70$38.70$38.70$38.70
MAccessory Group (Wheel Covers, El. Clock, Trunk Light, License Plate Frame)$38.70n/an/an/a
NAir Conditioner$430.00$430.00$430.00$430.00
OSonomatic Radio with Electric Antenna$125.80$125.80$125.80$125.80
PSelectronic Radio with Electric Antenna$148.40$148.40$148.40$148.40
QWhite Wall Tires$36.50$40.00$40.00$44.50
ROversize Tires$16.10n/an/an/a
SPower Seat Adjuster (2-way)$67.80$67.80 (std. on 56C)$67.80 (std. on 66C)$67.80 (std. on 73/76C/76R)
SPower Seat Adjuster (6-way)$92.50 (n/a for 48)$92.50$92.50$92.50
TPermanent Type Antifreeze????
UPower Window Lifts$96.80$96.80 (std on 56C)n/a (std on 66C)$96.80 (std on 76C/76R)
WDual Exhaust$28.00$28.00$28.00Standard
YJunior Seat (only for 49/69)????
ZSpecial Order????