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2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,450
111 listings nationwide

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1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,165
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD

The Buick LeSabre holds several notable distinctions. As Buick's entry level full-size sedan (just a notch below the Park Avenue), the LeSabre is both the number one selling car in it...

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
20
writes:
Great car
75
writes:
Outstanding car! 3800 V-6.
Looks/Style Ranked 2008 Chevrolet Impala worse.
"Everything!"
Front Seats Ranked 2008 Chevrolet Impala worse.
"Heated leather, styling"
70
writes:
For a twelve year old car that I only paid 3000 for its a gem. Has never failed and easy on the wallet for rep...
Power Ranked 2005 Honda Accord DX worse.
"Yes, more powerful"
Family Car Ranked 2005 Honda Accord DX worse.
"More room and more cargo capacity"
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
715
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

Safe/reliable/comfortable To Drive (not Bad Looking Either) — Overall these are great cars to drive and with 20-24 MPG from and very powerful LT1 engine it is lik...

Primary Use: Family transportation

125
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

The End Of An Era — I have owned several full size GM models during my life, my Roadmaster is by far the best of what De...

Primary Use: Family transportation

145
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

One Bad Ass Wagon — I love this car , it has power and drive like new. Drives down the road like you can not belive . Fu...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Specs

2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 21 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
205 hp @ 5,200 RPM
260 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
330 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
10:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
5,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
4 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 5 stars 2 stars
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 39.9 in 37.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18 cu ft --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 200 in 217.5 in
Width 73.5 in 79.9 in
Height 57 in 60.3 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 115.9 in

Available Options

2005 Buick LeSabre
Custom Sedan FWD
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD

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