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2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,625
28 listings nationwide

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2005 Buick Park Avenue
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,350
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD

The Buick Century has always been one of the top-two selling cars in the Buick lineup, but 2005 will mark its last year of production as it makes way for the more youth-oriented LaCros...

2005 Buick Park Avenue
FWD

Buick is getting set to reinvigorate its brand with a whole new lineup for 2006, so 2005 will be the last year for the full-size Park Avenue sedan. This luxury sedan has seat for six ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
10
writes:
Great reliable car
writes:
a nice, comfortable family hauler that excels on the freeway but falls short in the handling department.
Power Ranked 2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 better.
"The motor and transmission tuning made the Grand Am more powerful than the Century."
Family Car Ranked 2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 worse.
"The Buick Century is a better family car as it rides better, is more comfortable, and is more practicable than the Grand Am."
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2005 Honda Accord better.
"Elegant Style "
Family Car Ranked 2005 Honda Accord better.
"Sleakness"
2005 Buick Park Avenue
FWD
10
writes:
both are good. Ihave driven buick park avenues ultra and want another.
Back Seats Ranked 2004 Buick Park Avenue Ultra FWD worse.
"none"
Family Car Ranked 2004 Buick Park Avenue Ultra FWD worse.
"none"
writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2008 Buick Lucerne CXL FWD worse.
"Seems roomier."
Family Car Ranked 2008 Buick Lucerne CXL FWD worse.
"Old style, personal choice."

Specs

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
2005 Buick Park Avenue
FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
175 hp @ 5,200 RPM
205 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
195 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
9.4:1
Displacement
3,100 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 3 stars 4 stars
Side Driver 3 stars 4 stars
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player Optional Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 36.9 in 41.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 19.1 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.6 in 206.8 in
Width 72.7 in 74.7 in
Height 56.6 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 109 in 113.8 in

Available Options

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
2005 Buick Park Avenue
FWD

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