I bought my 2000 Buick Regal GS in June 2004, with 114k miles on it, only have had to replace the supercharger belt and serpentine belt, this car has lots of power, very comfortable, and gets 35+ mpg on the highway. An awesome combination of luxury, comfort, and performance. running with Mobil 1 synthetic oil, the motor uses absolutely zero, zilch, nata oil! What a machine!
Superb engine, great power, great economy.
Finicky glove compartment box lid , which needs to be repaired or replaced.
In May of 2003, I got word that I had
to retire my 1986 Park Ave. and I was
devastated. It wasn't the 3600 engine
that was to blame, it was frame rot
that couldn't be avoided living in
Chicago with our salt and harsh
conditions. Bottom line... I couldn't
be happier with this Regal. Our family
has had Buicks for as long as I can
remember and we have never met a Buick
that we didn't love (never kept one
less than 12 years with repairs that we
consider normal wear and tear). I
bought this Regal used (3000 miles left
on the original warranty) because I
just fell in love with it, rather than
taking a new 2003 LS for the same price.
Dual climate controls, power seat,
power sunroof, cd/cassette stereo
system, quiet interior, mileage (25/35)
and sporty design. It always looks
clean (even when it isn't ha ha). I
also like the radio controls on the
steering wheel. The touring suspension
makes it fun to drive.
Had a bit of trouble replacing one of
the lightbulbs... but I chalk that up
to being used to the "ancient" ways of
the "80's" having had a 1985 LeSabre
and a 1986 Park Ave. My passengers
might enjoy a power seat, too.. but who
cares what they want.. I'm driving (ha
I only wish that it had an OnStar
package option when I bought it. This
vehicle has excellent pickup. I am
5'2" and feel totally comfortable in
the seating. (can can see over the
wheel and my arms still fit comfortably
by my side). Compared side by side to
a Lexus 350 LS, mine was the nicer
Sun Roof Option Heated seats are
awesome and every passengers favorite
feature. Dual climate control for my
finicky husband. Heated rear view
mirrors. The rear seats fold forward
to hold extra long cargo. (that has
come in handy more than I
anticipated!) Cargo net.
Too many major repairs: steering rack
and air pump at 55K, rear wheel hub
assembly and wiring short at 60K,
dashboard light switch at 72K and
transmission trouble (unresolved as yet
because it will require removal and
disassembly) at same time.
Also, some weather stripping comes
loose as does one rear door inside
Better chassis construction to
eliminate outside noise.
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