Buick Century Model Overview
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Buick Century Questions
Front Driver Window
Will my front driver window in my 2001 one buick century fit my 2001 malibu Ls front driver side window
I am trying to sell my Buick on line however it says that the vin # is already in /on the site , but it's not what do I do???
Check Engine Code P1870
I have a 1998 Buick Century Custom with a 3.1 V6 engine With 115,000 miles. My Service Engine light came on & it has a code P1870 which from what I was told by aamco tech, indicates that while in 4th ...
Sensor On Radiator
REPLACED RADIATOR THE OLD RADIATOR HAD A SENSOR TO SUGGEST THE COOLANT WAS LOW HOWEVER THE NEW RADIATOR DOES HAVE A SENSOR AT ALL IS THAT OK OR DO I NEED THE SENSOR TO BE PLUGGED IN OR TO GET THE CAR ...
Replaced Radiaor In 02 Buick Century My Old Radiator Had A Plug That Would ...
MY OLD RADIATOR HAD A PLUG IN BOX I GOT A NEW RADIATOR IT DOES NOT HAVE THAT BOX TO PLUG INTO IS THAT OK OR DO I HAVE TO HAVE THE BOX FOR VEHICLE TO START UP
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Buick Century Overview
No, they didn't name Buick Century after the average age of its drivers. The reference to 100 is a nod to the top speed the first Buicks supposedly achieved. But there's no denying that Buick vehicles have long been considered granny cars, with their conservative, unimaginative exterior styling housing a somewhat upscale, yet practical interior and less than thrilling performance. By the way, the average age of Buick owners is somewhere in the 60s.
Since the demise of the Skylark, the Century has become Buick's economy car. But this mid-size sedan first appeared back in the 1930s as a full-size car. Reintroduced in the late 70s, the rear-wheel drive Buick Century was offered as a sedan, coupe, or wagon with powerful V6 and V8 engines. In the 1980s it went to front-wheel drive and smaller I4 and V6 engines with little power or energy. It was a practical car, built to get you from point A to B. Its boxy lines screamed American car. In 1997, the Buick Century was freshened up, with softer, rounder lines. It dropped the wagon and coupe, marketing itself as an affordable family car alternative to more upscale foreign sedans, though it didn't sacrifice Buick's reputation for comfort and luxury at an affordable price. For these reasons, it became the top-selling car in the Buick line once the entry-level Skylark disappeared. The Century was a reliable, if unexciting sedan. Though it suffered from a small back seat and a cheap-looking plastic interior, it performed well, was fairly comfortable, and durable -- all things a first-time buyer or family on a budget are looking for in a starter car. As part of Buick's attempt to reinvent itself for a younger market, the Century was axed in 2005, to be replaced by the LaCrosse.