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

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2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,781
1 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...

2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
Rob Feeman Preview:

Due to the popularity of its compact Buick Verano sedan, General Motors decided it was time to revamp one of its mainstays into something new and slightly larger. The sixth-generation ...

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

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
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."
2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
175 hp @ 5,200 RPM
182 hp @ 6,700 RPM
Torque
195 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
172 lb-ft @ 4,900 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
11.2:1
Displacement
3,100 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.46 in x 3.85 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 3 stars --
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Cassette Player Optional --
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 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 36.9 in 37.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 14.2 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 194.6 in 190.2 in
Width 72.7 in 73.1 in
Height 56.6 in 58.4 in
Wheelbase 109 in 107.8 in

Available Options

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
2017 Buick Regal
1SV Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry Metallic
  • Black Onyx
  • Crimson Red Tintcoat
  • Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic
  • Graphite Gray Metallic
  • PepperDust Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Summit White
  • White Frost Tricoat

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