Master & Commander: 1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon

What kind of modern car can you seat 8 people in comfort that ISN’T a minivan (or van) but you can drive it every day?  Oh yeah, and it has to be cheap.   Fuel better be cheap too, because this next car sucks down crude faster than a battleship, but it has the woodsides of a  schooner.  Find this 1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon offered for $6995 in Prescott, AZ via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!

From the seller:
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate wagon 5.7L V8 LT1 Corvette engine. Recent new battery, alternator, heater core. All new heater and cooling hoses, thermostat, water pump, filter and sending unit, freon, wiper blades, new tires, receipts. 21mpg highway, 15mpg city. Garaged and covered. 150,000 miles. Over $10,000 invested. $6995 cash, no trades, serious only. No texts please call

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