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one of the best I have ever owned
Pros: 4 way seats and rear leg room.....great
Cons: Problem with front light seals.Great gas mileage ( over 30 MPG highway) @ 60 mph .Comfort max . Well built .I worked for Ford Mtr for 25 yrs.and I compare this vechile equally with the Lin/Merc line.Only problem I experienced were the original BF Goodrich tires (too much road noise) I changed them.
Pros: It's the perfect size for us to travel. Very comfortable.
Cons: small console
Advice: Change the oil every 3000 miles. You'll love this car!We just traded our 2003 Buick Century for a 2005. We LOVED the 2003 and wanted another one exactly like it. Sorry this is the last year for this model. We were looking forward to trading in 2008 for another one. Guess we'll have to look for another favorite Buick.
Pros: The cloth, electric-adjust bench seats. OnStar
Cons: Center console too small.
Advice: If you can find one this last year, buy it.I did extensive test driving of a number of cars, and both the 05 Century and LaCrosse. Both were great cars - lots of extras and comfort features of a larger car - however, there is just something about the ride of the Century; too bad this is the last manufacture year. Acceleration is smooth, responsive, and quiet - you never feel a shift change. Most quiet, comfortable, solid mid-size on the market. Well put together; makes you feel safe. Although hard to find, get an 05 Century with the total 'package' of extras for the complete feel of luxury and safety (comparible to the LaCrosse). As they say, 'Wouldn't you rather have a Buick?' Yes, I would!!