by Michael on Mar 3, 2006 Vehicle: 2005 Buick Park Avenue 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
We purchased our 5th and sadly last PA, as our new 2005 was the last year available. We currently own a 1999 with 105K miles as well. Previously owned '85, '88 and '94 PA models. All 5 have been the most reliable vehicles I have owned and the most comfortable car to drive. Very good economy for a large car, consistantly 21 in town and 29 - 31 mpg on the interstate. The only major repair necessary on any of the 5 was a transmission service at 125K miles on the 1988. None have ever used oil and the GM 3.8L V6 is bullet proof and very quiet. If looking at pre-owned, I highly recommend finding one with the touring package. I'll be keeping the two I have now until the wheels fall off.
by jerry on Oct 17, 2005 Vehicle: 2005 Buick Park Avenue 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
Although the car required a few minor adjustments initially, it has proved to be an excellent car. I am pleased with the ride, the overall performance and fuel economy. Having owned several PA"s this one seems to be the best of all. Very pleased.
by Jean Sibery on Jul 4, 2005 Vehicle: 2005 Buick Park Avenue 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
No bumps, noise or shimmys felt. Runs like a champ when you need to pick up speed and pass. Self adjusting seats are just what is needed as my husband and I share the car...no need to readjust mirrors on sides, it does that automatically too depnding on the driver.
by Ron Stein on Nov 13, 2004 Vehicle: 2005 Buick Park Avenue 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
Purchased a Park Avenue in 1991, traded
in 1995 and again in 1998. Last year I
purchased a Chrysler Pacifica. Wow,
what a change. I think it is time for
Buick to make a body style change.
Been using this mold since 1991. Just
by Paisley on Oct 9, 2004 Vehicle: 2005 Buick Park Avenue 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
Buick has provided a most comfortable
ride and a fair element of prestige and
operational economy. The only real
negative is the rapid depreciation and
this will continue to plague the Park
Avenue as well as most other domestic
vehicles. Our service experience with
the dealership has been excellent and
we will probably continue to drive Park
Avenues because for traveling and for
storage capacity it has been a
by Richard Wallman on Sep 26, 2004 Vehicle: 2005 Buick Park Avenue 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
Automobile is a comfortable large sedan
with a very pleasant ride. Mine has
the touring suspension - giving a much
more comfortable ride than one without
the extra suspension. Although the car
could use a little more power (on hills
it is constantly shifting) I can find
nothing else to change.
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