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2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
No Data Available
2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
MSRP
$28,020
Invoice
$26,955
Average Price Paid
$26,062
1,163 listings nationwide

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2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
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2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

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

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2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,834
10 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...

2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Back in the ‘60s, the Chevrolet Impala was the best-selling automobile in the United States. Today’s tenth generation Impala, which came out in 2014, lives in a very different world. T...

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"
2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
writes:
Great car, but it doesnt turn heads like you think it would.
Power Ranked 2019 Buick Regal Sportback Preferred II FWD better.
"The turbo in the 4-cylinder engine. "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Buick Regal Sportback Preferred II FWD better.
"The it factor. "
writes:
Both cars were very nice although the Avalon seemed to be better in every category. The Avalon also seemed to ...
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Toyota Avalon Limited FWD better.
"Fit and finish we’re superior to that of the Impala "
Family Car Ranked 2019 Toyota Avalon Limited FWD better.
"The Toyota had a full complement of safety features "

Specs

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
18 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
175 hp @ 5,200 RPM
305 hp @ 6,800 RPM
197 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
195 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM
191 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
11.5:1
11.3:1
Displacement
3,100 cc
3,600 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.46 in x 3.97 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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player 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 --
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 45.8 in
Back Legroom 36.9 in 39.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 18.8 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 194.6 in 201.3 in
Width 72.7 in 84.3 in
Height 56.6 in 58.9 in
Wheelbase 109 in 111.7 in

Available Options

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Blue Velvet Metallic
  • Nightfall Gray Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 3.6L DOHC V6 Di With Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) Chrome Finish Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Aluminum Wheels, Design 3
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) Aluminum Wheels

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