The Oldsmobile Silhouette Was a Really Weird Luxury Minivan

The original Oldsmobile Silhouette was weird, quirky, and bizarre. It was also the original luxury minivan, and today I'm reviewing the Silhouette to show you what it was like. I am also going to show you the quirks and features of the Silhouette, and I will show you how the Oldsmobile Silhouette drives.
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  1. Doug DeMuro

    Doug DeMuroپیش 17 روز

    If I were to list my favorite reviews, it would include the Vector W8 and this - the 1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette. It would be the only list, ever, that includes both the Vector W8 and the 1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette.

  2. Noah F-Bomb

    Noah F-Bombپیش 2 روز

    I wish there were cars like this in Forza Horizon 4.......

  3. Mr Papagiorgio

    Mr Papagiorgioپیش 4 روز

    Doug DeMuro you would like that soccer mom mini van lol but you down every nice vehicle smh you’re a strange guy lol

  4. Justin Jordan

    Justin Jordanپیش 7 روز

    Doug I would love a review of the DeTomaso Pantera

  5. daniel bohorquez

    daniel bohorquezپیش 8 روز

    the las roof compartment is for CDs the s10 deluxe 4x4 93 blazer has the exact same thing, my father had one and it is til this day one of the best cars he ever had

  6. The Flags that Flew

    The Flags that Flewپیش 9 روز

    Doug DeMuro make a video about jeep renegade please.

  7. Harrison Hunter

    Harrison Hunterپیش روز

    good video

  8. Vicman Thome

    Vicman Thomeپیش روز

    Omg my family had this car and all the things he said were soo true. The car door noise and hitting my head in the door


    ANDREW BITTANپیش روز

    Reliability poor?????? Damn thing is still working well!!!

  10. 0Beyonder0

    0Beyonder0پیش روز

    First ten seconds -“ its also ugly-“ XD

  11. MrAarongx

    MrAarongxپیش روز

    Looks like it burns a lot of oil lol

  12. bullitt777

    bullitt777پیش روز

    Looks like a boat on wheels

  13. Mitchell Guyon

    Mitchell Guyonپیش روز

    Maybe start driving some more ‘any man’ cars. You sound like an elitist. Every single ‘quirk and oddity’ you pointed out are on modern cars. Unopenable wing windows in front are common still. Sloped windshield? Yup. Buttons to open sliding doors? Yup. Windows in back that only open a slit to allow in air? Every van ever. Window in back that doesn’t open? Vans, SUVs, hatchbacks. Engine that goes under the body mostly? Vans, today... walk around cars that don’t cost Over $100,000 and you won’t sound like an ass

  14. 2003monte

    2003monteپیش روز

    Love the cloud of smoke at 21:06

  15. Derek Wall

    Derek Wallپیش روز

    "Bad styling, weak power train, poor quality, I like it because its quirky and it's weird and its rare" funny, those are all the reasons I like doug, maybe he's onto something.

  16. youaregrounded78

    youaregrounded78پیش روز

    Doug the type of guy to conceive his kids in the back of an Oldsmobile Silhouette

  17. Philippecr

    Philippecrپیش روز

    I think the aircond vents behind the driver's head isn't a blower fan, but a suction vent for the rear seat blower fans, that is why the rear seat controls only has fan speeds but not temperatures.

  18. Ben Boatright

    Ben Boatrightپیش روز

    That sound is the relay latching the door. It's intentional, but it's not there as a warning. If you watch the door, your fingers would have already been pinched since the door's at its latching point already.

  19. junkass Glamis

    junkass Glamisپیش 2 روز

    A 2nd gen Prius has the front triangle windows

  20. jason shirrill

    jason shirrillپیش 2 روز

    And the design was a concept from the famous artist Syd Mead who was responsible for all the like designs of the ara

  21. Underp4ntz

    Underp4ntzپیش 2 روز

    When you run out of super cars but still want to upload a video because loving your work :) But seriously... if you put some nice rims under it and paint it matte black with tinted windows and "pimp" it a bit you could make a awesome futuristic looking back to the 80's style mini van and put it in movies or something like a special forces car.

  22. Jason Harvey

    Jason Harveyپیش 2 روز


  23. Nicolas Bruel

    Nicolas Bruelپیش 2 روز

    Nothing will beat the Fiat Multipla xD You should review it

  24. VJ Vlogs

    VJ Vlogsپیش 2 روز

    Elon will buy that and make it a cybervan..

  25. Guilt Azaour

    Guilt Azaourپیش 2 روز

    so, no mention of why tf are them 3 seat in the back all different shape and material?

  26. scheggehut

    scheggehutپیش 2 روز

    I think the missing airbag is embarassing, but what about the headrests on the backseats? Are those suicideseats? I don‘t understand why nobody likes to buy US cars outside the US 😅😅

  27. Ashish Pradhan

    Ashish Pradhanپیش 2 روز

    They could have added pop up lights.... But no... They had to make it boring....

  28. Alex Yarnell

    Alex Yarnellپیش 2 روز

    Had a Chevy Venture with that same motor. Two, yes two head on accidents, driving it through water so high it stalled and wouldn't turn over for days AND running it at Bradenton Motorsports dragway here in FL, (17.89 at 89mph btw) that van was a BEAST... Would smoke the tires through first and run down a 4.6 F150...

  29. P0licywonk

    P0licywonkپیش 2 روز

    It's the Cadillac of minivans

  30. Mark Norman

    Mark Normanپیش 2 روز

    Rare? I saw these piles of hot steaming poop all over the place.

  31. JackF

    JackFپیش 2 روز

    "I borrowed this vehicle from a viewer here in San Diego who has a number of 1980's and 1990's General Motors vehicles." Sounds like someone's planning on starting a demolition derby.

  32. Agustin Martinez

    Agustin Martinezپیش 2 روز

    Reminds me of the micro machine city toy

  33. Cesar Olvera

    Cesar Olveraپیش 2 روز

    We always want one of those on the 90's but just had an oldsmobile cutlass 😪

  34. Lord Publius

    Lord Publiusپیش 2 روز

    My family rented one of these in 1991 for a trip to Alabama. My then 9-year old self thought it was rather advanced. My now 38 year-old self sees this poor vehicle as something that didn't deserve to have the Oldsmobile name.

  35. Paul O'Neal

    Paul O'Nealپیش 2 روز

    I don't know what you're talking about. This is the Cadillac of minivans.

  36. Fish

    Fishپیش 2 روز

    That same noise was in another van... I think it was a Pontiac van but newer than this one.

  37. moreylongo

    moreylongoپیش 2 روز

    That door closing noise came straight out of my childhood.

  38. MJ H

    MJ Hپیش 2 روز

    They actually kept that door closing warning noise until sometime in the early 2000s. A friends family had a later model silhouette and it sounded exactly the same.

  39. Eric Laplante

    Eric Laplanteپیش 2 روز

    Come to southern minnesota. Every trailer park or small town has at least 5 of them still on the road.

  40. S C

    S Cپیش 2 روز

    Very futuristic design and modern technology but why cheaply built 🤷🏻‍♂️

  41. Tiersinski Kendrick

    Tiersinski Kendrickپیش 2 روز

    I would have loved to watch this review but he. is. just.annoying.. his voice his mannerisms his vernacular ugh.😒😞 hopefully Hoovies garage will do a review.

  42. W C

    W Cپیش 2 روز

    The 90's was a terrible decade for vehicle design in lots of manufacturers.

  43. jacob .s

    jacob .sپیش 2 روز

    It looks like a car you would draw in pre-k

  44. Goran Djordjevic

    Goran Djordjevicپیش 2 روز

    Renault Espace is older

  45. CSLFiero

    CSLFieroپیش 2 روز

    12:45 Doug: no other car has these Suzuki sx4 Doug. Why doesn't IRgos give me 1.6 million a year?

  46. CSLFiero

    CSLFieroپیش 2 روز

    Doug: No one is doing a built in child seat and I don't know why Dead babies up in heaven:

  47. Leonard MacAulay

    Leonard MacAulayپیش 3 روز

    Good ole GM putting the child seat in the most vulnerable position .

  48. databuild

    databuildپیش 3 روز

    That no parking sign tho, didn’t park here

  49. Nate Hill

    Nate Hillپیش 3 روز

    That overhead compartment with the strap was to hold CDs... strap is pretty stretched out now though

  50. Ilya Szondi

    Ilya Szondiپیش 3 روز

    The door close noise reminds me of prog music. I like it.

  51. Bill Varga

    Bill Vargaپیش 3 روز

    My wife have had 2 , a 94 and a 96 . Our 96 had 270,000 on it when the frame failed up by the passenger side by under the radiator. I foolishly continued to drive it until the steering column separated from the rack and pinion . Praising GOD for his mercy it happened in a turn at 2 miles in hour to the left . We live in Ohio , the salt kills the unibody frames. Note to owners , if your sliding door stops working because you bumped it . disconnect the positive terminal waite 10 minutes and reconnect. We still have our 96 it has only 135,000 however the frame is going. They have been a great for us! \

  52. Classified Info

    Classified Infoپیش 3 روز

    I knew a few people who had these hideous Vans when I was growing up. My family only bought Chrysler minivans growing up and ai thought they were so much nicer.

  53. MrPanzerDragoon

    MrPanzerDragoonپیش 3 روز

    YEs! More old and ugly cars Doug!! Lol

  54. G Lepp

    G Leppپیش 3 روز

    GM made so many cars that totally disappeared from the roads almost as soon as production of them stopped. It is amazing this van did not dissolve like cotton candy in the rain like the rest of their failures.

  55. Daniel Gross

    Daniel Grossپیش 3 روز

    The body panels were plastic, and adhesived to a space frame... similar to the Pontiac Fiero. The Dustbuster had HORRENDOUSLY BAD NHTSA crash ratings. It folded and deformed like a beer can.....


    JASOWN CHECKOVپیش 3 روز

    It's so ugly it gives me the creeps..

  57. SMIFFY

    SMIFFYپیش 3 روز

    I don't think it looks that bad. Then again I appreciate the styling of the Fiat Multipla.

  58. Mike Hawk

    Mike Hawkپیش 3 روز

    That’s a lumina van

  59. Bobby Ledford

    Bobby Ledfordپیش 3 روز

    Tesla: the cyber truck design has never been done before!!! Oldsmobile silhouette: Am I a joke to you?

  60. Bace

    Baceپیش 3 روز

    I remember the Olds Silhouette well for the reason that you could not buy one in Canada.

  61. TheKnightda8

    TheKnightda8پیش 3 روز

    I learned to drive on a 1993 Pontiac transport.

  62. Michael Nguyen

    Michael Nguyenپیش 3 روز

    Legend said Oldsmobile Silhouette designed was built with Doug in mind.

  63. Randy Kumpf

    Randy Kumpfپیش 3 روز

    If the front doors had frameless windows... they would still be making this car!

  64. Randy Kumpf

    Randy Kumpfپیش 3 روز

    We used to have tons of these around, especially the Chevy and Pontiac versions. Eventually replaced by the Venture and Montana, then Chevy Uplander. My Uplander has 200 hp 3.9 V6. Pretty good car for 12 years old. Well equipped but doesn't have that power sliding door! Our first Chevy Venture had the built in kiddy seat. Super convenient!

  65. Robert Lutz

    Robert Lutzپیش 3 روز

    لْمٌ ۚ ثُمَّ إِلَيَّ مَرْجِعُكُمْ فَأُنَبِّئُكُمْ بِمَا كُنْتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ