Research 2001 Buick Century specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Custom 4dr Sedan Custom


Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102


Engine Order Code LG8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.1L/191
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 195 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 29.8
Length, Overall (in) 194.6
Wheelbase (in) 109.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 6
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5
Steering Type Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -


Vehicle Name Buick Century
Body Style 4dr Sdn Custom


Suspension Type - Rear 4-wheel
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-wheel
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent


Rear Tire Order Code QGY
Front Tire Order Code QGZ
Front Tire Order Code QGY
Rear Tire Order Code QGZ
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/70R15
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MX0
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05
Clutch Size (in)


EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3368


Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum