2004 Buick Century Overview


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2004 Buick Century Overview

Perhaps because its typical driver is in the age range of anywhere from 60-80 years old, the Buick Century hasn't felt the need to jazz up its exterior or interior looks. As long as it gets the driver from point A to B comfortably, inexpensively, and with a modicum of luxury, it will remain a popular choice for both personal and family car owners. But the roomier and more upscale LeSabre has passed the Century in popularity for the first time, prompting a return of bundled option packages. Still, the 2004 Buick Century does not see the need for any drastic changes.

New this year is standard 4-wheel disc brakes and an improved audio system. Nothing that rocks the mid-sized boat too much. The 2004 Century comes in one trim that's available with three different packages. All are powered by a 175-hp, 3.1 V6 and 4-speed automatic, and sit on 15-inch wheels. There is seating for five with the optional front bucket seats, or six with the standard two bench setup. A fold-down center console provides extra storage, and optional split-folding rear seats open up the 16.7 cubic foot trunk. The Standard Package is the base model, with power features, a CD player, and dual-zone climate control. As you move up to the Custom and Limited Packages, you get power front seats, cruise control, leather upholstery, and wheel-mounted audio controls. Dual front airbags are standard, but side impact bags come only with leather-equipped cars, and ABS brakes and traction control will cost you extra.

The 2004 Century has no pretenses at winning design contests, but it is a reliable, affordable, and reasonably well-equipped entry-level sedan. Owners say you get a lot for your money, and they like the 20/30 mpg, and smooth and quiet ride. The trunk capacity is another highlight, but the overwhelming praise went to interior comfort, especially on long trips. There are few complaints about the 2004 Century. They mostly concern its bland styling, lack of standard ABS, and the soft suspension.


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We Have A 2004 Buick Century Presidenial And We Went On Vacation For A Week...

We have a 2004 Buick Century Presidenial and we went on vacation for a week came home and now it won't turn over lights are all on inside and out but when you turn the key they go out and nothing ...

My Low Beams To My 2004 Century Don T Work. The Switch To My High Beams Doe...

I put new low beam bulbs still no lights it said to check under the hood relay fuse. Can t find it all other fuses I found but there fine


The Shift Lever Control Display And Odometer Illumination Are Working Spora...

My dad has a 2004 Buick Century. The shift lever control display and odometer illumination are working sporadically. Also the gas gauge is showing full, then empty, then full again. Never showing th...

Transmission Speed Sensor

If the transmission speed sensor is bad will it make the transmission drag when changing gears? And make the speedometer hand go crazy?

Car Blows Hot On Drivers Side Cold On Passenger Side

How can I mainly open vent to switch it to cold