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1996 Buick Century Review
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I have had to replace the A/C twice. Heavy rust. Smooth ride. Good gas mileage (25 city/ 30 highway).
Back Seats Ranked 1987 Chevrolet Celebrity better.
"more space."
Would Buy Ranked 1987 Chevrolet Celebrity worse.
"shape was more appealing and engine more dependable."
1996 Buick Century Special Wagon Review
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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

Pros: 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.

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1996 Buick Century Special Review
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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

Pros: its a beater so i can drift with it!

Cons: its ugly and looks like my gma should drive it

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1996 Buick Century Special Review
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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.

Pros: It's fast for an old car

Cons: It's not much to look at

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1996 Buick Century Special Review
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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.

Pros: Never had a problem, starts and drives perfectly.

Cons: It's a Buick Century

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1996 Buick Century Special Review
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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.

Pros: only seats 6, no airbags

Cons: no airbags and is a heavy car

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1996 Buick Century Special Review
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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

Pros: 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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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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