I have owned several 90's lesabre's and park avenue models, they all routinely got mileages in the 30 mpg range. many people have told me the same was common to buick's they had owned. this site rates them at 19 mpg must have a lead foot
I bought my Park Avenue 5 years ago and it has been a pleasure to own and drive. I now have over 222,000 miles on it, and it doesn't burn or leak a drop of oil. Besides oil changes, tires and brakes, I have had nothing major go wrong with this car. The book value is now basically a wash. But, I only paid $2950 for it back in '02, even though the original owner paid over $29,000. My car is now 15 years old and I'm planning on keeping her to run during the winter months to save the new one I'll be buying soon. I can't say enough good things about my Buick.
Come this July , I will have owned my Park Avenue for 5 years. That is also 83,000 miles later. She is now rolling with 208,000 plus miles on her. This is all I have done since I bought her. Brakes and calipers. Shocks and struts. 2 sets of Tiger Paw tires. Oil and lube every 3K-5K. Tranmission flush. A/C charge.
Nothing special, just a fine ride is all.
Make it last forever. She is more reliable and predictable than most women.
I bought a Buick Lesabre Just a couple
of Years ago for $500.00 a 1986 it was
in good condition plenty of Power a
couple of blemishes on the body and very
little rust at the bottom of the door.
I liked the way it rode. Later the
Tranny failed, so luckily we found a
great deal on a 92 Park Ave. I paid
about the same price for it that I would
of to get the LeSabre fixed and it was
newer so I sent the Lesabre to the junk
yard and Never looked back.
The whole Car
Better advertisement as a reliable quick
Family Car and not just an old people car
Excellent Buy with tremendous comfort
and reliability. The 3.8 litre V-6 has
plenty of power and at 50% City/50%
Highway, it averages 20 MPG. The
biggest downer is with all of the
gadgets and "creature comforts" I
anticipate a lot of little problems in
the coming years.
Air shocks level even out heavy loads
in the trunk. This is probably the
quietest car I have ever driven. The
power driver's seat is incredibly
comfortable with a wide variety of
The "Dual" feature available with
standard Heat and A/C is not offered
with the Automatic Climate Control. It
would be nice to have the option to
have A/C vent from the floor as well as
the dashboard vents.