Project Description

1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon - Model 69

 

1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon – Model 69

Production8,160 cars
Original Baseprice$ 3,256.00
Engine322 cui Fireball V8
255
341
60.0 inches
75.5 inches
205.1 inches
122 inches
4,080 pounds
1,43

% share of all 1956 Buicks

Quote from Original Literature

1956 Buick Sales Flyer
In the 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon (Model 69), fashion is on a par with spaciousness. Custom-finished interiors are offered in five color choices-with fully carpeted floors front and rear. When rear seat is folded down, load space here is 94.4 inches from back of front seat to tip of lowered tail gate, with tail gate up-77.8 inches.

1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon Equipment

Cars like the 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon were known for their great performance and price advantage. The models of the Century series had the smaller body of the Special series but the biggest Buick engine. Some luxury features that were optional on the Special series were standard on the 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon.

Accessory Group M (includes Electric Clock, Trunk Light, License Plate Frames & Wheel Covers)
Air Cleaner and Silencer
Ash Receivers
Automatic Glove Compartment Light
Cigarette Lighter
Deluxe Steering Wheel
Direction Signals
Dynaflow Transmission (Automatic Transmission)
Foamtex Seat Cushions
High Air Intake Ventilation System
Panoramic Windshield
Rear Coil Springs
Redliner Speedometer
Step-On Parking Brake
Air Conditioner (only with Heater & Defroster)
Antenna (Manual or Automatic)
Custom Interior Trim
Dual Exhaust
Easy-Eye Glass
Heater & Defroster
Junior Seat
Oversize Tires
Permanent Type Antifreeze
Power Brakes (only with Dynaflow)
Power Seats (6-way)
Power Steering
Power Window Lifts
Rear View Mirror
Safety Group (includes Back-Up Lights, Windshield Washer, Glareproof Mirror & Parking Brake Signal Light)
Selectronic Radio
Sonomatic Radio
Tri-Tone Paint
Two-Tone Paint
Wheel Covers (Hubcaps)
White Wall Tires
Windshield Washer – Wide Angle Wiper

See 1956 Buick Options & Accessories for a full list with original prices.

1956 Buick Options & Accessories
  • 1956 Buick Heater & Defroster

    1956 Buick Heater & Defroster

    The new 1956 Buick Heater & Defroster with Air Conditioning brings a continuous flow of outside air warmed thermostatically to your pleasure.Read more!

1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon Colors

1956 Buick Colors

The 1950s were very colorful. Just like the 1956 Buicks! In 1956, Buick offered 20 base colors, which could be used as solid, two-tone or even three-tone paint. Two-tone means that roof and body had different colors.

Note: Color accuracy varies by computer/device settings and depends on the actual light. See complete 1956 Buick color chart for Duco Paint numbers.

1956 Buick Colors

Carlsbad Black

Castle Grey

Dover White

Electric Blue

Bedford Blue

Cadet Blue

Cambridge Blue

Laurel Green

Foam Green

Glacier Green

Claret Red

Seminole Red

Tahiti Coral

Cameo Beige

Harvest Yellow

Bittersweet

Apricot

Spruce Green

Nile Green

Mist Green

1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon Interior Trim Combinations

Trim #605

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material:
Ivory Cordaveen

Seat & Bolster Material:
Red Cordaveen

1956 Buick Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material
1956 Buick Seat & Bolster Material

Trim #615

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material:
Light Green Cordaveen

Seat & Bolster Material:
Medium Green Cordaveen

1956 Buick Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material
1956 Buick Seat & Bolster Material

Trim #625

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material:
Light Blue Cordaveen

Seat & Bolster Material:
Medium Blue Cordaveen

1956 Buick Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material
1956 Buick Seat & Bolster Material

Trim #635

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material:
Ivory Cordaveen

Seat & Bolster Material:
Black Plain Cordaveen

1956 Buick Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material
1956 Buick Seat & Bolster Material

Trim #645

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material:
Beige Cordaveen

Seat & Bolster Material:
Tan Plain Cordaveen

1956 Buick Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material
1956 Buick Seat & Bolster Material

The interior combinations for the 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon were made for practical use, durability – but also provided luxury for the owner. All combinations were made of Cordaveen througout.

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1956 Buick Videos

1956 Buick Videos

Ever heard of Jackie Gleason? Buick was sponsor of his show in 1956. During commercial brakes, Buick presented one spot per show. Jackie Gleason was also part of the dealer introduction of the 1956 Buick. He appeared in the first slidefilm of the DOT (Dealer Training Organisation) program. 22 slidefilms were released overall. You find them in our video section!

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Literature covering the 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon

Online Literature

No matter if you just dirve or even maintain your 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon by yourself – a look into the basic repair manuals for the 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon help you to understand the technical parts and equipment. You can read them online!

1956 Buick Literature

HOMETOWN BUICK Collection

Some collectibles for the 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon are hard to find. But we have some very rare showroom albums, dealer training films, etc. in our collection. Feel free to browse our inventory!

1956 Buick Memorabilia

Available in the HB Shop

Are you looking for original items or high quality reprints to work with? The Hometown Buick shop can help you. Get matching memorabilia for your 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon!

1956 Buick Shop Items

For 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon Owners and Enthusiasts

1956 Buick Body Tag

1956 Buick Body Tag

If you want to find out how your 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon was built back in 1956, you only have to do two things: Get the information on the body Tag and decode it on Hometown Buick!

Decode 1956 Buick Body Tag

1956 Buick Registry

1956 Buick Registry

Is the 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon a rare car today? Besides the official production numbers its hard to say wheather a model or even a specific equipment is rare or not. Thats why we’ve setup the 1956 Buick registry. Help the community and register your 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon!

Register your 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon

1956 Buick Configurator

1956 Buick Configurator

Are you curious how your 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon would look like in a different color? Or do you want to calculate the original price of your 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon? You can do that easily – with our 1956 Buick configurator!

Configure your 1956 Buick

1956 Buick Prices

1956 Buick Prices

Are you considerring a 1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon and would like to know how much its worth? Car prices depend on so many things – car condition, location, how “original” it is, etc. A classic car database can’t answer your question, but can give you a first orientation.

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