(3.8) 27 reviews
MSRP: $728$6,856
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 21-22
Engine: 185-hp, 3.4-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5-7
2002 Buick Rendezvous

Our Take on the 2002 Buick Rendezvous

Our Take

The Rendezvous is Buick’s brand-new model for 2002 — a crossover vehicle that blends the virtues of a sedan, sport utility vehicle and minivan. It is the first truck-based Buick since 1923. With the Rendezvous, Buick hopes to attract more younger buyers and counteract the brand’s ... Read Full Report


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Americans don't want sport-utility vehicles. They want station wagons. They've always wanted station wagons, which is why they started buying sport-utility vehicles in the first place. SUVs are rolling symbols of federal energy policy gone awry. Lawmakers, afraid to take the political weight for conserving gasoline through higher fuel taxes, shifted the burden to automakers. Th... Read full review for the 2002 Buick Rendezvous

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115k - great car with one exception

by wendy from Maryland on October 4, 2010

I bought this 2002 in 2005 for 22k, it had 6k miles on it. Bought from Carmax and bought warranty - glad for that when the engine went at 90k - cost me nothing but I still think unacceptable for 90K. ... Read Full Review

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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.

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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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