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2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
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2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
MSRP
$31,290
Invoice
$29,337
Average Price Paid
$31,290
716 listings nationwide

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2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
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2021 Honda Accord
EX-L 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
12 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,560
39 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...

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

For the 2021 model year, Honda is taking the Accord in a more elevated direction. The company has refined the Accord’s features list, added a trim level, and priced it right to compete...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10

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

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
40
GuruL3XV8 writes:
Great reliable car
10
Caleb 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."
GuruHL6QX writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2005 Honda Accord better.
"Elegant Style "
Family Car Ranked 2005 Honda Accord better.
"Sleakness"
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Guru9DHM2K writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Kia Cadenza Limited better.
"It looks qualityl"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Kia Cadenza Limited better.
"It is better appointed and more powerful."

Specs

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal 14.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
175 hp @ 5,200 RPM
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
195 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10.3:1
Displacement
3,100 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
2.87 in x 3.52 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 -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
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 Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 36.9 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 16.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,078 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 194.6 in 196.1 in
Width 72.7 in 73.3 in
Height 56.6 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 109 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2005 Buick Century
Custom Sedan FWD
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic

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