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1990 Buick Century

Buick Century Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.5 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 3-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 110 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 20/29 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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  • What's New for 1990

    New door trim, passive restraints and an improved suspension debut. Air conditioning now standard. 2.5-liter engine gets more power. Power seat switches relocated.

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Can,t let it go!

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Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Limited 4dr Sedan

I purchased this in 2005 with 63000 miles for $1500( It had barely been out of the garage, old folks car ). I have put a total of $1000 into the car and it now has 142,000 miles. It gets 30mpg all the time and still doesn't burn a drop of oil. I go for 5,000 miles between oil changes. I have another good deal in the waiting but I am hesitant because I think this car has a lot of miles left on it( by the way it is a Buick ). This thing is the fantasy of why we buy new cars, that they will last forever. The car has the 3300 engine and if it sounds like a can't shut up then you are reading this message. I would recommend a Buick in a minute just for the engine reliability.




Not exactly a cream puff

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Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Limited 4dr Sedan

I inherited this car from my Grandmother back in 2001. When I received it, it had 30,000 original miles. I was thinking great, "Great, I should be able to get 70,000 miles on this car without too much trouble." Boy was I wrong. I just sold it for 500 bucks, with 80,000 on the odometer. I just got sick of it after putting over $2000 maintenance dollars into it over past four years. Components just kept on breaking, like the AC parts, the radiator, a brake caliper siezed due to a poor brake hoses, the exhaust rusted, the transmission required a $300 repair, water pump, alternator, battery, crank angle sensor, ignition control module...the list goes on.




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Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Limited 4dr Sedan

great car that i have had for a while. rust was a factor--but the seats were comfortable.




Real cherry

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Vehicle: 1990 Buick Century Limited 4dr Sedan

bought this from original owner to make an upgrade on 2000 dodge caravan without spending much to boot.



Full 1990 Buick Century Review

What's New for 1990

New door trim, passive restraints and an improved suspension debut. Air conditioning now standard. 2.5-liter engine gets more power. Power seat switches relocated.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 20
  • cty
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  • 29
  • highway
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