1st Generation (1991—1996) Park Avenue Problems

This generations ranks 6th out of 21 Buick generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (41%), electrical (33%), and the lights (8%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Stalls After Warming Up 2 complaints at an average of 125,000 miles in the 1992 Buick Park Avenue.
  2. Tail, Dash and Parking Lights Don\'t Work 1 complaints at an average of 95,000 miles in the 1995 Buick Park Avenue.
  3. Coolant Leaking Into Oil 1 complaints at an average of 96,423 miles in the 1995 Buick Park Avenue.

What Park Avenue Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Buick model years.

Watch out for the 1995 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1996 4 3 35 0.83
1995 6 1 48 1.54
1994 3 0 23 0.55
1993 2 1 19 0.5
1992 4 1 17 0.75
1991 5 1 10 0.79

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