Practicality and modern style have met in the form of Buick Rendezvous. Designed to cater to city drivers with active lifestyles, the Rendezvous can carry a LOT of load, take on bumpy roads, and maintain an all-time high fuel mileage. Produced from 2002 to 2007, this 4-door SUV is the combination of a minivan, luxury auto, and a traditional SUV. Its minivan features include its massive cargo capacity and spacious passenger cabin that can seat up to 7 people. Handling is smooth and ride is comfortable, fitting for any auto designed for luxury. And lastly, its truck styling and all-wheel drive function gives it the SUV appeal, perfect for drivers who often run the highway, take the off-road track, and haul some huge cargo during the trip.
In spite of its claim to fame, the Buick Rendezvous was far from being perfect. Its ABS and front-seat side airbags weren't a standard on the later models released. Stability control and side curtain airbags also weren't available. Apart from these, this model also carried an unrefined engine. Sure, it's capable of producing 201 hp and 216 lb.-ft. of torque, but these isn't enough to beat popular competitors, Lexus RX300 and Highlander both from Japanese automaker Toyota. These flaws do not completely take out the appeal of the Rendezvous. Considering its pros, it still remains as a practical and affordable family vehicle although there are still better choices such as Buick's Enclave.
Overall, Buick Rendezvous parts are tough and reliablethese still live up to GM's brand of workmanship and quality. Used Rendezvous vehicles can still function as a work truck and vehicle for daily commute. Its above average fuel economy makes it an ideal choice for starting families and average Joes looking for an SUV that does not need special maintenance, can endure long-distance drives, and outlast exposure to heavy-duty, everyday use.