I wanted a bigger safer car in 1997 then became 2nd owner at 68K miles. New tranny at 122K. New heater core at 130K. Two alternators, 3 or 4 mufflers. Rubber door trim won't stay on, I re- glue it, but looks OK if I don't wanna bother at the time. I rely on rear side view mirrors when changing lanes on the freeway - has a blindspot. Primary around town driving is in Drive, not OD. I've bought tires once, highway, not all season. This car is not for sale and I drive it everyday.
The comfort, the power and the cost to insure. The safety - an SUV will flip way before this thing - it's not even close! I like all the various courtesy lights - they're everywhere! Door panels have pockets to tuck things, space and comfort - again. But it's all about the power, really surprises!
Put the Buick trademark "airholes" on the side of each front fender, add a small fridge in the trunk and make it again. There's time, I won't need another one for 3-4 years!