Used 2004 Buick Century Sedan Consumer Reviews

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Best Used Car Ever!!!

amee, 05/26/2013
Standard 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)
28 of 28 people found this review helpful

I bought this car used with over 150,000 miles on it. I was worried about the high mileage at first. I have driven this car over 50,000 miles with no problems. This is the most comfortable and reliable car I have ever had. I did not know it before I purchased this car but I am a Buick fan for life. Great Car, Great gas mileage, high comfort level, great reliability.

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Great deals to be had on this car.

masonjar, 01/29/2011
Standard 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)
14 of 14 people found this review helpful

Just recently purchased a 2004 Century with 79,000Kms in absolutely mint condition. Nice Metallic Augusta Green paint job with not one blemish. Wasn't on my radar at all until I read in Consumer reports that it had fantastic reliability and could be had for cheaper than comparable Japanese models. I don't see it as an "Old Man" car...the styling is sharp and I mistook an older Lexus for one the other day. Very Very happy with the car..lots of power..nice smooth ride over rough road surfaces. Thinking a nice set of Rims and a better set of tires would really kick it up a notch and I will have a car that will turn heads and last me for years.

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Value

teapartynow, 07/12/2012
Standard 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)
25 of 29 people found this review helpful

We bought the year model 2004 used because the previous year models had a gasket problem. This car has a wobbly feel to its wheels which I think is because of poor wheel bearings, not weak side walls of the tires. I have not bothered to pay for new replacements. I recommend these three "upgrades": 1. Pour a can of transmission Seafoam in the automatic transmission by pouring it down the tube of the check stick. 2. Replace the air filter with a K&N or home made from cut reusable air conditioning filter material. MPG will improve 10%. 3. Replace the front door speakers with anything else, 5.25". We hope this car will last a long while. It's a good choice for large people.

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Bring Back the Century

Brenda in Augusta, 07/03/2010
Standard 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)
16 of 18 people found this review helpful

This is my third Buick Century. I bought them because of the comfortable seats and good mileage. We got 34 mpg traveling between Maine and FL this year -- with the car packed full. I want another one, but alas they are no longer made.

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Underrated auto

nekosan, 05/11/2008
Standard 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)
12 of 14 people found this review helpful

This the second Buick Century I've owned, the first I drove over 75 thousand miles without a single bit of trouble. In fact, I never even had to replace the brake shows in that time. And I drove it across the U.S. and back 5 times. It is a quiet, smooth riding vehicle that does what a family sedan should do, and it never received the praise it should have from a public besotted with wanna-be racing-car sedans.

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