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Review I have had it for 12 years and have put about 100,000 on it. As far as reliability, the car has failed to start only one time-when the original battery gave out after six years. It has never been in a shop for repairs. A few things have gone wrong such as power windows, a blower resistor, led resistor in gauge cluster, and a/c clutch coil. I fixed all those things myself. The cost and level of difficulty were low, though. I have done all of the regular maintenance such as oils, filters, brake pads,coolant, tune up, -again cheap and easy. This year (2015), the car was showing some signs of wear, and since it ran and drove quite well still, I decided to do a semi restoration. I repaired the rusted rocker panels. New tires, brakes, struts, motor/tranny mounts, tires, headlights,exhaust system, wheel bearings, paint touch up, a few other piddly things. It runs and drives like brand new no issues at all. In 12 years time I have spent under 4000 on maintenance and 2500 of it was on the semi restoration this year. It has spent most of it's life outside, but the paint still looks very good. It has been a great car for 12 years and it will most definitely last another 12. Good solid reliable car.
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What options are available on the 2002 Buick Century?
Available Buick Century 2002 Submodel Types: Sedan
Available Trims: Custom, Limited, Standard, Base
Exterior Colors: Light Sandrift Metallic, Graphite Metallic, Cashmere Metallic, Sterling Silver Metallic, Bordeaux Red Pearl, Jasper Green Pearl, Platinum Gray Metallic, Bright White Diamond, White, Bright White, Cardinal Red Metallic, Dark Bronzemist Metallic, Jasper Green, Augusta Green Metallic, Bright Red, Glacier Blue Metallic, Jasper Green Metallic, White Opal
Interior Colors: Taupe, Medium Gray, Graphite, Gray
Popular Features: Multi-Zone Climate Control, Rear Bench Seats, Power Driver Seat, Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Leather Seats, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Tire Pressure Warning, Auto Climate Control, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Sunroof/Moonroof