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1996 Riviera

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1996 Buick Riviera

$3,400 - $3,400  MSRP Range
1996 Buick Riviera

Review Score

4.8 out of 5 stars

4.8

5 Reviews
100% of drivers recommend this car
Score Breakdown
5 out of 5 stars Comfort
5 out of 5 stars Value for the Money
5 out of 5 stars Interior Design
5 out of 5 stars Reliability
5 out of 5 stars Performance
5 out of 5 stars Exterior Styling

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5 out of 5 stars

A work of ART! "Never seen anything like it"

by NascarCup from Hardwick MA. on Tue Mar 11 2014

This car is the ultimate Sport/luxury cruiser. Technology way ahead of it's time with the solid reliability of the old classic cars. Great in the snow and ice, and still cruise down the highway at speeds of 100 mph+... like you were on your leather, living-room (reclining) couch; watching a Nascar race!

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Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Most comfort driver in 30 years;very dependable.

by Slverfx from Boston North Shore on Sat Oct 06 2012

This is 2nd Riv,i.e 96, and 97 owned. Rides most comfort.drives easy, steers simple, never mechanical difficulties, replaced battery in trunk; expensive but only every 5 years,;highway speeds 75-80 gives 20.3 mpg; Performance in-city driving 14-16.5 mpg. leather interior most pleasant, sunroof,supercharger all work extremely well; maintenance costs low..no repairs. Sold 96 and am on 97 with just 60K on mill.....nothing as comfy and reliable and easy ride on mkt;including e320cabr...would buy again!

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Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Sexy Mama

by chenel from roanoke, virginia on Thu Aug 10 2017

I love her. She's expensive to fix, but doesn't need it often. A dream of a ride. Very, very comfortable. I turned off the supercharger to get better gas mileage, about 20 mph, as there is plenty of power without the supercharger running. This is a heavy car, which I consider safer than the fiberglass, lightweight cars. The trunk is deep and long, thus holds a lot. My mechanic today (8/10/17) said Buick is discontinuing (or discontinued already?) the Riviera, which should make the value increase. He said this vehicle gives Cadillacs a run for the money.

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Purchased a Used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car!!

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4 out of 5 stars

Very good shape and runs very well!

by Duane R from Ca. on Wed Nov 01 2017

This auto has been very reliable and I have kept it up very well It is ready for a long trip! It has almost new Michelin tires new brake and front end alignment good gas mileage!

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Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

mOST RELIABLE CAR THAT i HAVE OWNED

by Granny Road Warrior from Salem, Or on Sat Nov 25 2006

The only problems have been the sun roof motor and the cd player. It is a dream to drive on the freeway. It never lacks power or comfort. Like driving a pillow.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
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Purchased a Used car

Does recommend this car!!

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