• (3.8) 19 reviews
  • Available Prices: $803–$5,695
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 25
  • Engine: 175-hp, 3.1-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2000 Buick Century

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Vehicle Overview
Buick marks the end of this century with a special edition of its own Century, a front-wheel-drive sedan. All models have more power this year thanks to improvements to the standard V-6 engine, and versions with leather upholstery gain a seat-mounted side-impact airbag for the driver.

Century is built from the same design as the Buick Regal but assumes a more conservative stance aimed at an older audience.

Though Century's styling is similar to the Regal's, a different grille, rear-end features, trim and wheels give it a unique appearance at first glance. Both ride a 109-inch wheelbase and come in four-door body styles.

The Century 2000 special edition wears a blacked-out grille, body-color fascias and side moldings, and machined aluminum wheels to set it apart from the Custom and Limited models.

Only bench seats separate the six-passenger Century from the sportier Regal, which has front bucket seats. All models come with a three-place front bench seat featuring a folding, center storage armrest. Leather upholstery is standard on the Limited and optional on the Century 2000 special edition.

Under the Hood
Horsepower on the standard 3.1-liter V-6 jumps from 160 to 175 from internal changes, new intake and exhaust manifolds and revised electronic controls. The EPA's fuel economy estimate for highway driving increases 1 mpg to 30; the city estimate is unchanged at 20.

In addition to the federally required dual front airbags, Century also comes with standard anti-lock brakes and traction control. The new side-impact airbag for the driver's seat is included with leather upholstery (standard on the Limited and optional on the special edition).


Reported by Rick Popely  for cars.com
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by nsgky from Owensboro, Kentucky on November 6, 2017

This car is the most reliable car still on the market. My Century has around 111,500 miles and it still runs like a top. Yes, the transmission is a little rough, but if you don't drive it hard, it isn... Read Full Review

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