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What's Wrong with the Buick Century?

The Buick Century has a total of 326 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the engine (26%) followed by the windows (18%) and the electrical (9%).

We'd recommend avoiding the 6th generation (1999–2005) which has the worst overall PainRank™ of 8.07

How Century Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
6th Gen Century 1999–2005 290 8.07
5th Gen Century 1982–1982 36 0.28

Worst Overall Century Complaints

Let's take a look at the most common Century complaints submitted to over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About Century Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on