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Buick Riviera

Consumer Reviews

97 RIV

By on Friday, May 30, 2008

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

"I'M 52. I GOT MY RIV WHEN IT HAD 74K ON IT, IT NOW HAS 243K. I WOULD FEEL SAFE TAKING IT CROSS COUNTRY TODAY AND TO DATE, I HAVE HAD TO REPLACE THE FRONT STRUTS, REAR HIJACKERS ,FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS AND THE SERP BELT. I GET 20 MPG WITH MY FOOT IN IT AND IT STILL WILL DO 0-60 IN 3 TELEPHONE POLES. SMOOTH POWER QUICK ACCELERATION, A GREAT CAR, COMFORTABLE AND STILL NOT TO BAD ON THE EYE. ALSO HAVE THE ORIGINAL EXHAUST SYSTEM."

7 people out of 7 found this review helpful

LOVE THIS CAR

By on Monday, August 19, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 134,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
6/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I loved this car and wanted one forever, but the planets never aligned for me. finally I picked one up, 98 fully optioned 134k. The car has some slight hail damage, some slight interior wear and the infamous paint damage. other than that, the car just glides its as great as I imagined."

5 people out of 5 found this review helpful

Very comfortable,swift car!

By on Tuesday, January 8, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 84,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Great drive for town or long trips."

Cons: "Not the best drafting car on windy days."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"My only regret is that it didnt have the supercharger, but even without it is Very Peppy;) I really want a late 60's early 70'model Riviera to restore. Wish Buick would bring back the Riviera it was always and still is Very Reliable with a touch of class!"

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

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