2002 Buick Century User Reviews

2002 Buick Century Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5

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"ride" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"wheels" 2 reviews

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I am POSITIVE this car should NEVER be bought- the electrics are a NIGHTMARE and every time you go to try and fix something, it is buried under the ELECTRICAL system and the mechanic will charge you WAY more because of all the labor!

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We've had this car for precisely ONE year and two months- and haven't even put 2 thousand miles on it- because as SOON as we had it in our custody, we realized the mechanic who SOLD it to us, put all this gunk into it to cover up all the PROBLEMS.
First it was the lifters- noisy- then it was the wheel bearing, then the radiator- it's overheating for some reason- blower speeds quit except for 4th- and NO HEAT OR A/C. ENGINE LIGHT IS ON and we are prob gonna have to junk this car. 4 thousand dollars for a piece of JUNK- and from what I've heard, ALL cars of this type are the SAME way- especially the "luxury" models. GREAT car to SLEEP IN but not much else!

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Terrible Car- Do Not Ever Buy This Model, Year, And Type! — I am disgusted by this car purchase, and all of the "flaws" this car has, and it is my own fault because I didn't do the proper research on it, and found out after the fact that all the problems we are having (blower motor, radiator, electrical nightmare problems) could have been seen in plain day had we been more studious in our research . This is a lesson for the ages...take your TIME when you have the CASH to buy a car - because it is a BUYER'S market when you are holdin' 4 grand!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Its mine

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Rust!!

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My Little Buick — 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

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Good highway driver

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Rust along rocker panels

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Not Very Quick — 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 sound when air box is replaced with a cone filter.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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You should drive it because, it's like any ordinary car like Ford,Chevy, American Brands or Imports that are a regular model

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Not meant for racing or limit

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My Bottom Line Is If You're Not So Serious About Buying A Fancy Car.. A Buick Would Be Right For You — The Buick Century is an average daily car that would take you from home to wherever you're going like ANY Regular Car, though it is a GOOD Reliable Vehicle from Buick.. I guess you can say it's a so-so fun car to drive... if you don't want attention or people to look at you in any fancy car.. THIS is for you

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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For day-to-day comfort and luxury

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Only reason to avoid this car may be its gas mileage (19MPG)

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Nothing Has Balanced Luxury And Power Like Buick Does. And It Has That American Brand We All Know. — Never can go wrong with a Buick. Buicks are America's Toyota, very reliable but still have that American zest of being bigger - in every way. The car is a sleeper: meaning, looking from the outside, it's a grandma's car. But the 4.1 V6 can take on most sportscars like they're nothin'. Trust me, I've done it. It does justice when you're one lane over from a peach-fuzzed 16 year old with a huge ego in his Mitsubishi Eclipse, thinking he has a chance at a drag race. The Buick Century boasts an astonishing 0-60 in just 5.3 seconds. For a car that weighs 3,500 pounds, guess Grandma's been around the block more than you. Leather seats or cloth are extremely comfortable even on long trips, with power seats, windows, and everything else, it's a luxury car with muscle. Very smooth, boaty-like, but quiet ride.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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It bumps

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geared slow

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Comfortable — Smooth soft ride, not attention getting, handles good on ice. A nice big trunk to fit subs and amp in. Its very easy to customize, like I took the dash apart and painted it ford blue. Just for fun lol

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Solid car, Drives smooth, Low heat.

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Breaks down easily, Lacks any real power.

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Buick Century Custom 2002 — While the car drives very smoothly, it lacks in proper acceleration, and like most north American cars, it is prone to a lot of break downs. Within 100k km, the Catylic converter went, ERG valve had to be replaced. While I would recommend this car to a friend, I would rather see them with a different car. Thats why overall, I give it a 3 star rating.

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Strong, Safe, on the way to Luxury...

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Drinks gas if you have a heavy foot.

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Definition Of A Family Car... — This powerful V6 engine is built well. Interior is very spacious with comfortable bucket seats. The concert sound feature was a plus on this model, providing rich acoustics. The low-tire light was another good feature which proved reliable. Very strong frame on the vehicle.

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Very fuel sufficient and reliable

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Only has front disc brakes, and rear wheel drum brakes.

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The Silver Bullet Of Sport Sedan's. "buick Century" — Leather Interior, Power seats, Power windows, Cd player, Concert sound III, On-star navigation system, Heat sensor side mirror's,

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least stolen/vandalized car in america

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average in every way. GM unreliability which is to say the engine runs forever while the interior rattles and the electronics slowly flicker out one by one.

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Typical Buick — good low end torque. lackluster handling. average in every way like every buick. Not really fun to drive but not unpleasant. Mediocre in town mileage, great highway mileage. This one's rusting apart while the engine runs forever. certainly not an exciting car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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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

Heck Of A Nice Used Car. By Mike

Traded in a 2000 Neon for this much larger more comfortable car. Much more room, comfort, power! Mileage nearly equals the old Neon, with 27 poking around town and up to 33 on the highway. Interior pi... Read More

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

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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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2000 Buick Century Reviews

Very Nice For Their Time, But That Time Has Come And Gone! By BradLawson

Nice ride, options, and such, but pretty lame handling. I am second owner, car was well treated by previous owner. I really should have considered that the world won't allow for pleasure drivers any... Read More

2000 Buick Century By Jham2081

I bought it used from a private seller. It's body is in rough shape and is really showing the rust. The engine hasn't given me any problems - only had to replace brakelines, change oil, brake pa... Read More

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