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Good For A High School/college Student, Or Old Person, But Would Not Recommend For Anyone Else — I got this car for $500 used back in 2008 and it only had 55k miles on it. For the first year/year and a half, I didn't have any major problems. But once it got to a certain point, I started having problems with the brakes, brake lines, gas lines, gas pump, water pump, etc...and many of these issues, mainly the brakes, have re-occured in the past year. Driving the car itself is a bore, and it's very slow for a 6 cyclinder. You aren't going to pick up many chicks in this thing. It will, however, get you from point A to point B. I would only recommend this to a young kid that is still in school.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Gas mileage isn't the worst, handles okay, transmission and engine have held up well

Cons: Always seem to have problems with brakes, headlights, exterior paint is wearing off, gas mileage could be better, performance is poor, pretty ugly

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It's Aight — Performance - Not meant for the young folks! Everything operated slowly. This is definetly a car meant for older folks. Build Quality - When it got to a certain age everything just when down hill. Other than that everything was mostly well put together. Appearance - Are you kidding me? One of the ugliest cars of 1987. Cost of Ownership - Other than the bad gas mileage everyhing was pretty reliable. It was as reliable as a Maytag appliance. Fun Factor - Are you serious? It's a Buick, otherwise known as an OPC - Old People Car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliable as the sun, Great for a college kid!

Cons: Bad interior fit and finish, "Could be better" gas mileage,

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Excellent Car — Performance is terrible, the top speed is around 85 mph, because of it's 2.5 liter in-line 4 engine. This car is solid american built. This car is alright to the environment because of it's 22 mile per gallon rating. Even though this car is 22 years old it still drives strong and gives good gas. I also love the radio in the Buick.

Pros: Comfotable

Cons: Breaks down a lot

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A Some-what Cool Car That Got Me From A To B (my First Car). — This was a great first car. I bought it for $1200 in my senior year for high school with the cash I had saved from working 3~4 summers for my uncle. Nothing very special about it but that emotional attachment from it being my first car. I was a good car overall, it started up great, cruised well, went though snow like a tank, was good on gas, and had a great interior. Not much of a sports car with a 2.5L inline 4 cylinder but it had its moments... haha.

Pros: Reliable, parts were cheap, great winter car, comfy interior, rode like a cloud, good on gas, and was built like a tank....

Cons: Started to show it's age, very sluggish, overheated easily, very noisy engine....

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Reviews From Other Years

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

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

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

2002 Buick Century Reviews

Terrible Car- Do Not Ever Buy This Model, Year, And Type! By Ashes2ashes

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 ar... Read More

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

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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