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

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

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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 ...

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 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."
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
765
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 Park Avenue
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 Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 2 stars
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 41.4 in 37.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.1 cu ft --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 206.8 in 217.5 in
Width 74.7 in 79.9 in
Height 57.4 in 60.3 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 115.9 in

Available Options

2005 Buick Park Avenue
FWD
1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD

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