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Buick LeSabre Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.8 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 205 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/27 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2004 Buick LeSabre

  • A crowd-pleasing large sedan that offers space, safety and surprisingly good mileage in a high-value and economical package.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Room for six, excellent mileage from V6, smooth ride, huge trunk, solid crash test scores.

  • Cons

    Dated interior styling, can be slow when fully loaded, no split-folding rear seat.

  • What's New for 2004

    The LeSabre remains largely unchanged, with new colors and a few new options like rain-sensing wipers the only notable differences.

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Customer Reviews

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Junk

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Vehicle: 2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

I bought a lesabre a few years ago, it was used so I didn't expect it to be in perfect condition but it was in pretty good condition none the less. After driving it for only a couple of months the transmission started acting up so I took it in. The transmission had to be replaced and they actually had to install it twice because the first one was "defective". Two years later and only 50,000 miles later I had to have the transmission replaced again. It seems as though the transmissions they chose to install in this model are just expensive junk. Other little things have been breaking down since then, ball joints, blower motor for the heat ect.



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

The money pit

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Vehicle: 2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

I many years in driving cars and working with the, I've never seen a money pit like the Buick LaSaber. It has caught on fire three times. while I'm driving on the freeway. No accessories can be used or you will have to run for your life. We've been always a Buick fan...until now. Never again will we buy, rent, or as to lend a Buick. GM...RIP.




Buick lasabre ltd

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Vehicle: 2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

My 2004 Buick LaSabre LTD is a nice car overall. It has a very nice ride and very good gas mileage (29-31 MPG Highway). My biggest complaint are the split-bench leather seats. After 2 to 2.5 hours in the seat your rear end gets mighty sore. You wouldn't think so when you first sit down on the seat as it is well padded. I had trouble with the dual climate control system. The driver's side quit working and was cycling hot air-cold air-hot air, etc. The car drives nice going straight but very poor at any kind of spirited handling. I find the car rather boring to drive but my wife likes it as it is really her car to drive. The LaSabre is a well equipped car with power everything.



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Highway king

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Vehicle: 2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

Bought car in DEC. of 08 with 49,000 and have completed 5 family vacations. Usually 1500 mile trip. This car has had nothing go wrong with it. Normal wear and tear and that's it! I'm proud to own this American made car. My Buick is the highway King. These cars are going to be seen on the road for the next twenty years because the 3.8 liter engine just keeps cruising!



2 of 2 people found this review helpful

2004 lesabre celebration edition

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Vehicle: 2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

This is my second Buick. I had a fully loaded 1997 Park Avenue that I loved untill I hit a deer. I looked for another PA but couldn't find one up to my standards so I started looking at LeSabres. I found a 2004 Celebration Edition with 60,xxx miles, one owner local trade in Excellent condition very well maintained. I was hesitant at first because it is 'smaller' than my previous Park Avenue but it blew me away with the interior room and large trunk not to mention all the bells and whistles. It's a fully loaded Limited plus xm radio, chrome wheels, eye cue display, embroidered leather seats and a dealer installed spoiler! 33mpg is standard on highway. Perfect Buick ride and style.




Best car i ever owned

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Vehicle: 2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

I bought my Buick LaSabre in Jan. 04. We had rented one the previous October to take on vacation, because the transmission had gone out on the automobile I owned. We loved it... so I told my husband I wanted to buy one when we traded again. I have loved it! It's a big roomy ride, yet gets great gas mileage. The first 3-4 years, it would get 31 mpg on the highway... and 27 around town. It is older now, and the mileage has dropped a little, but I still get 29 mpg on highway. It is has never had a mechanical problem. I have kept all routine maintenance up to date, and with 120,000.00, I still do not want to get rid of it. I hope it will continue giving me such enjoyment.



Full 2004 Buick LeSabre Review

What's New for 2004

The LeSabre remains largely unchanged, with new colors and a few new options like rain-sensing wipers the only notable differences.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 18
  • cty
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  • 27
  • highway
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