1996 Buick Century User Reviews

1996 Buick Century Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars 2.6 / 5
  • Appearance:2.2 out of 5 stars2.2 out of 5 stars2.2 out of 5 stars2.2 out of 5 stars2.2 out of 5 stars 2.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5

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Peter2642 writes:
1996 Buick Century Special Review
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Roomy interior, with easy to use controls. Pretty big trunk for storing dead bodies. Looks reserved and mature. Quiet at cruising speed. Decent power, 160 bhp, and 185 foot lbs of torque. It is fairly light; 2950 lbs.

Cons

Handles like a drunk Holstein. Spongerific brakes. No tach. Not very roomy for rear passengers. It sags with only two people in the back. Looks reserved and mature.

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A Comfy Boat For Smooth Seas. Just Don't Rock The Boat Or It Will Roll Over And Kill You. — This was my first car. It has been a reliable commuter for about one and a half years. Its very comfortable for my weekly commutes to Loudon. When I want to have some fun with a curvy road, it starts squealing and reeling and I have to stop before I kill myself. Parts I Have replaced; Front right hub Radiator High beam lamps

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Tony writes:
1996 Buick Century Special Review
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its a beater so i can drift with it!

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its ugly and looks like my gma should drive it

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Car — this thing accelerates like a tank but at 65 if you throw it down into 2nd gear and floor it you could prolly take anyone. im pretty sure this thing could take a semi head on and not have any damage. good drifter

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Kyle writes:
1996 Buick Century Special Review
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It's fast for an old car

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It's not much to look at

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Buick Century — This was my grandparents car. When I first sat behind the wheel I didn't know what to expect. But when my foot met the pedal and the 3.1 V6 underneath the hood let's just say I was no less than suprised. The gas mileage that went along with it is a huge trade-off. From a quarter off a tank it costs twenty bucks to fill. And usually I can get about 260 miles or more out of three quarters of a tank. The suspension feels like a trampoline is riding underneath the car. Braking is like ABS braking should be like. The traction control feature is suprisingly helpful. The car isn't too much to look at but driveability wise its dependable and comfortable.

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5teel writes:
1996 Buick Century Special Wagon Review
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4

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Cheap to Obtain, cheap to maintain. Parts are accessible. Unique old school style. Versatile vehicle that can haul a lot of cargo, tow a little bit, and get around comfortably

Cons

Maintainence must be performed regularly with occassional repairs, but it is nearly 20 years old.

5teel
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The Wood Buoy Is Like A Old Buddy! My Family And I Love This Car — Overall the Buick Century wagon is one of the most versatile cars I've owned. It works very well in the City as it isn't a huge wagon, but has plenty of space and handles the potholes. Mileage is getting better now that I've fixed the exhaust system and lots of minor repairs have been made (brakes, water pump, alternator,battery, window motors) If you are not handy then a classic car is not for you, but with a little effort you essentially get the granddaddy of the SUV without the size and hassle. Plus with the Wine and Wood style, you can pull off the Clark Griswold Vacation!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nick writes:
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Never had a problem, starts and drives perfectly.

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It's a Buick Century

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My Car — It drives, but you will feel safe. I've hit a deer and nothing happened! This thing will live FOREVER!!! (Or until I sell it) It's a point A,B,C,D,E,F,G type of car, and a beast in the winter, and very comfortable. My grandma had good taste.

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Brandy writes:
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only seats 6, no airbags

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no airbags and is a heavy car

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Old But Reliable With Some Upkeep Can Be A Powerful Car — It will seat 6 if the front seat is a bench seat. Has alot of power when kept in good condition.

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2005 Buick Century Reviews

Crap By Jade

never worked right brakes are bad transmission was screwed up i never wanted this car the accelerator sucked doesnt pick up the way it should speakers suck and the car was a mess never buy this car ... Read More

Buick Century By Jade

its a great car reliable and good gas mileage the car has alittle rust inside very clean has been in an aciddent but got fixed the car is very fun to drive not horrible looking but still. Engine is fi... Read More

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2004 Buick Century Reviews

It Is A Good Car. By Aaron

This Buick is a well built car. it preformance is what you would expect for a car of it's type (it fortunalty has cruis control or else I would probly have gotten a ticket by now). I usley get in the ... Read More

Dependable By Ellen

It is the car I always wanted. Firstly a great, smooth ride, roomy and easy to handle. It has a great acceleration for moving out and good gas mileage. most people think of this as a senior citi... Read More

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2003 Buick Century Reviews

Reliable Car With No Major Issues By LtColumbo

Not the most stylish vehicle, but a safe one with great gas mileage and reasonable maintenance. The Buick Century is usually reasonably priced, and seems to have found a new following among college s... Read More

Damn By Bradley

its a great car for my family to drive back and forth to work and its realy safe to put a 6 month old in and a newborn in its a really fun car to drive the acceleation is very nice Read More

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2002 Buick Century Reviews

My Little Buick By Amanda

Its a great car. Smooth ride and amazing seating. Have so much fun in this car with the entire family. It gets me to and from college. It is a blast to drive. I love this car!! So much. :) Thank you Read More

Not Very Quick By Andrew

Solid car all around. Nothing to special about it. Rust likes to build along rocker panels and on gas trank door. Suspension absords just about anything, perfect for long highway road trips. Good V-6... Read More

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2001 Buick Century Reviews

I Love This Car By AntwonM

If you are looking for a solid performing, roomy reliable car at reasonable price, this is the car for you. Solid Buick make with alot of extras for the price. Great car for a growing family like mine... Read More

A Good Solid Car That Need A Better Tranny To Make It A Nice Car. By Ray

good solid family kinda car,nice options and a smooth ride, but do not like abs sensors, or those really small fuses would have been nicer if it had bigger fuses, a better tranny,a full size tire for ... Read More

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