2003 Buick Century Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,335 - $4,464
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
20 City / 29 HWY
Horsepower
175
Seats
6
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,335 - $4,464
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
20 City / 29 HWY
Horsepower
175
Seats
6

Ranks #12 By Owner Reviews

Buick Century Models & Trims

Custom $2,335 - $4,464*
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

3.85

113 Reviews

27% 41% 25% 4% 4%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Very reliable, great overall car!

Great, reliable car! I am at over 60, 000 miles and haven't had too many issues. Both back windows and driver's side window broke, (something to do with a small piece attaching wiring to window motor), which I have heard is common with this vehicle. Replaced broken piece without too much difficulty or money. Besides that, a great car! Comfortable to take long drives in, fits up to six with middle front seat. Seats are not leather. My particular vehicle has a remote starter great for hot or cold days. Trunk space is also fairly decent for a car. Again, overall great vehicle.

- Nicole R

Dependable, good gas mileage. Cruise control, 360 window view, low blind spots.

The 2003 Buick century is a comfortable car. It has wide windows to see 360 degrees with low blind spots. It is a heavy safer and dependable car. It is a perfect car for a first time driver. Insurance rates on this type of car are affordable and costs to repair are also fair. The only recurrent problem with older Buicks is the need to have the ac recharged and the headliner tend to get old and fall down after a few years. Gas mileage is great for this car. I would recommend this car to anyone because it just cruises.

- Crystal J

Comfortable and dependable.

My Buick runs beautiful and is very comfortable for me and others who are with me enjoy being in it. I do not have any problems with the motor and it drives smoothly. The only issue is after all these years two of my windows do not work and I have to get them fixed. I live in a hot area and the air conditioner works quickly and keeps the car very comfortable in very hot temperatures, the heater also keeps me warm in the winter. I really enjoy this car and would get another Buick when the time comes.

- Barbara H

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Compare Models & Key Features

Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$2,335 - $4,464

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.1L 3100 V6 SFI (175 HP [130.5 kW] @ 5200 rpm 195 lb.
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
Not Available

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.7 cu. ft.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
Not Available

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available

AC

AC
Not Available

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available

Cell PhoneHookup

Cell PhoneHookup
Not Available

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available

Cooled Rear Seats

Cooled Rear Seats
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Not Available

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Not Available

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Not Available

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Not Available

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Not Available

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available

Running Boards

Running Boards
Not Available

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/70R15

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.5 ft.

Length

Length
194.6 in.

Width

Width
72.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3368 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp

Torque

Torque
195 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
Not Available

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 .lbs

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Trailer Hitch Receiver
Not Available

Gas Electric Hybrid

Gas Electric Hybrid
Not Available

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid
Not Available

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric Gas
Not Available

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel
Not Available

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Not Available

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Not Available

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg

City

City
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Not Available

Stance Suspension

Stance Suspension
Not Available

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available

Overdrive

Overdrive
Not Available

CTV Transmission

CTV Transmission
Not Available
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Not Available

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Optional

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Optional

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Not Available

Stability Control

Stability Control
Not Available

Traction Control

Traction Control
Optional

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Not Available

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Not Available

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available

Night Vision

Night Vision
Not Available

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Not Available

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Not Available

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Not Available

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Not Available

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Not Available

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Not Available

Seatbelt Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag
Not Available

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

    N/A
  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings