If bigger is better then the Pontiac Parisienne must have been one of the best cars of 1986. If this logic somehow failed to get across, it at least was one of the biggest cars that year.
This traditional V-8-powered, rear-drive, family-car, at first, seems a bit out of place in an age of downsized, front-wheel-drive automobiles. But its virtues were apparent if someone wanted to move up to six people under one roof. Six real people can be hauled – three up front, and three in the rear.
This type of big sedan was still common right until the late 1970s, but their gas gluttony, coupled with the ever-increasing price of fuel and federal mandated fuel mileage cut down the population rapidly.