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1993 Buick Regal GS 3.8 from North America

Year of manufacture1993
First year of ownership2002
Most recent year of ownership2003
Engine and transmission 3.8 Automatic
Distance when acquired74700 miles
Most recent distance74700 miles
Previous carBuick Regal

Summary:

Car runs and drives great

Faults:

The cd player gives an error and ejects the cd back out when installed.

General Comments:

How do we fix this problem?

Your advice would be greatly appreciated by us.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 2nd January, 2003

21st Jan 2003, 17:34

Switch the + current and ACC wires. This happened to me when I installed mine and I fixed it this way.

1993 Buick Regal GS 3.8 SFI from North America

Year of manufacture1993
First year of ownership2002
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 3.8 SFI Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.6 / 10
Distance when acquired172000 kilometres
Most recent distance174000 kilometres
Previous carFord Mustang

Summary:

A modern day hot-rod family car

Faults:

Front side signals don't work.

Remote locks and trunk lid don't work.

Apparently, both are expensive to fix.

General Comments:

If you can put up with people thinking you are a senior citizen, good.

This buick is impressively powerful, very roomy, quiet and reliable.

They come very well equipped, leaving you wanting for nothing as far as options go. and the seating is great.

I'm 6' and my wife is 5', neither of us has any trouble positioning ourselves, and our daughter loves the huge backseat with its own armrest.

The GS suspension makes it feel like a smaller sports car, and although the brakes feel a little small, they do a very good job (most of us don't actually push our cars to their limits of performance that often to nitpick about things like that anyway).

This is my first buick, and first GM car, I'm sold on buicks, it's a great luxury tourer.

Need a family car on a budget, but don't want to give up your hot-rod?

This is a perfect compromise.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 11th November, 2002

1993 Buick Regal GS 3.8L from North America

Year of manufacture1993
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 3.8L Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.4 / 10
Distance when acquired280000 miles
Most recent distance316000 miles
Previous carPontiac Bonneville

Summary:

A very reliable luxury sports sedan

Faults:

The air conditioning leaks.

Back brakes went bad.

Needed new spark plugs and wires.

Rear struts went bad.

Fuel pump relay went bad.

General Comments:

This car is surprisingly quick.

It is also very reliable.

The engine and transmission run as if they were new with over 300,000 miles on them.

I have never had any major work done on this car and it is still running strong.

I have never seen a car with this many miles still running, let alone running almost perfect.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 16th October, 2001

15th Jan 2002, 19:38

I have a 1993 Buick Regal GS with 105000 miles and the car is powerful, yet I can get 25 miles to the gallon. It beat a 94 Ford mustang with a 3.8 engine in it. I also had to get the a/c fixed for $640, and the brake disks replaced. Most recently my drivers door handle broke. I also agree this is a great car.

15th Mar 2005, 10:28

I have a 93 Regal Custom with 210,000 miles on it. Everything major except the alternator is original, but just stumbled across some potential tranny problems. This car gets up and goes (when working properly). Some minor fixes include 2 electrical coils on the front of engine, and a wheel bearing. Can break the 110 mph gauge easily. Fun car.

1993 Buick Regal GS 3.8 L from North America

Year of manufacture1993
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 3.8 L Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.6 / 10
Distance when acquired120000 miles
Most recent distance140000 miles
Previous carGMC Mirage

Summary:

This vehicle is the best I ever had and has the most miles I ever had. Drive one and you will see

Faults:

The air conditioner valve leak.

The leather on the driver seat has cracked.

The leather on the arm rest cracked.

The vinyl under the dashboard is bending from heat.

The anti-lock brake light flashes on and off.

General Comments:

This 3.8 liter V-6 runs like a horse.

Hitting bumps in the road won't effect you.

Very fast!!!

A real luxury sports sedan.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 2nd October, 2001

Average review marks: 8.4 / 10, based on 18 reviews