(4.1) 7 reviews
MSRP: $2,692$10,228
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 17-18
Engine: 275-hp, 4.2-liter I-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5
2005 Buick Rainier

Our Take on the 2005 Buick Rainier

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Five-passenger capacity
  • Fuel economy
  • Step-up height
  • Instruments

Notable Features

  • Available 300-hp V-8
  • Rear air suspension
  • RWD or AWD
  • Available DVD player and navigation system


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 7 reviews

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More bang for the buck

by 1st time Buick owner from Hartford, CT on March 30, 2008

Lots of high end features. Higher ride like a SUV but rides comfortable like a car. Might not have purchased new because of the original sticker, but it makes for a really great ride now. We bought as... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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