Just to let you know that my 1994 Buick limited 3.8 Liter has always got around 30-34 MPG since I owed her. She has over 190,000 miles on her now and going strong. Somebody is blowing smoke telling you that you only get 20 MPG.
Sure, the Lesabre may not be the
coolest car or the sportiest, but it
has never let me down. The ride is
unbelievably comfortable, the seats in
these older cars are much more
comfortable than Buicks new seats.
The 3800 engines are bulletproof, and
is probaly the main reason I had went
with this car, owning several other GM
I bought my LeSabre for $1200 with
about 139k on it. It had had 4
previous owners, including a rental-
car place, but was relatively well
taken care of. Although my friend's
cars were sportier looking, everyone
loved the comfort and space it
offered. I put about $300 worth of
work into it (fuel pump, ABS) over the
next 15,000 miles. At that point the
sub-frame broke off of the mainframe
and dropped the transmission,
steering, exhaust, etc.; but up until
then it was fine. If you're driving
during the winter on salted roads, I'd
recommend getting the undercarriage
washed out regularly (I didn't) to
Great room (both in cab and in trunk),
smooth ride, cruise, radio, and engine
power make for a good highway car.
Gadgets (power window, cruise, speed
sensors, gas gage) had problems. Also,
the paint on mine and several others
chips off easily.
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