1996 Skylark

Consumer Reviews

1996 Buick Skylark

1996 Buick Skylark

Review Score

3.0 out of 5 stars

3.0

2 Reviews
50% of drivers recommend this car
Score Breakdown
3 out of 5 stars Comfort
3.5 out of 5 stars Value for the Money
3 out of 5 stars Interior Design
3 out of 5 stars Reliability
2.5 out of 5 stars Performance
2.5 out of 5 stars Exterior Styling

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4 out of 5 stars

FORMER OWNER

by FORMER OWNER from on Wed Dec 31 2008

I THINK YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR, THE IS NOT THAT STYLISH BUT IT IS RELIABLE, AND THE MAINTENCE AND UP KEEP IS NOT EXPENSIVE

4 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
3 out of 5 starsInterior Design
4 out of 5 starsReliability
3 out of 5 starsPerformance
3 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a Used car

Does recommend this car!!

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2 out of 5 stars

Runs more poorly than expected

by Amber from Cincinnati, Ohio on Sun Nov 12 2006

Although this is a good car in terms of price and size I have had problems with it running rough despite a tune up which has been a disappointment.

2 out of 5 starsComfort
2 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
3 out of 5 starsInterior Design
2 out of 5 starsReliability
2 out of 5 starsPerformance
2 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a Used car

Does not recommend this car!!

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Our Take on the 1996 Buick Skylark

What is it about the Buick Skylark that gets it no respect?

It's never in the front of Buick's catalog, nor first in the hearts of its buyers. It fills the entry-level niche at luxury-oriented Buick, sharing its underpinnings with the Pontiac Grand Am and Oldsmobile Achieva. It sells the fewest copies of the three.

But there's plenty to change that for '96.

To start with, stylists tamed the Skylark's bodacious beak, giving it a more conservative look (the swoopy side trim is retained). It's certainly a more acceptable look for Buick's mature buyers. The back end is much the same, but the result is an improved set of feathers for Buick's bird.

Trim levels are the same as last year: entry-level... Read More