2004 Buick Rendezvous

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16 reviews
Available Price Range $1,412-$7,976 Trims5 Combined MPG 21-22 Seats 5-7

Our Take on the 2004 Buick Rendezvous

Our Take

Introduced for the 2002 model year, Buick’s crossover model blends the virtues of a sedan, sport utility vehicle and minivan. Buick hoped the Rendezvous would attract more young buyers and c... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride quality on rough pavement
  • Controversial appearance
  • Frontal crash-test rating
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • Five- or seven-passenger seating
  • Versatrak AWD available
  • Optional XM Satellite Radio
  • Optional DVD entertainment
  • Fastback rear-end styling


Our Expert Reviews

Buick goes for glitz with Rendezvous Ultra My friend Ted called about a year ago for car advice. Ted's wife, Karen, was getting rid of her GMC Safari van now that their youngest daughter was off to college and wanted a sportier ride. Ted said Karen was looking at a Buick Rendezvous, and I suggested they also check out the Lexus RX 300 and a few other crossover utility vehicles in the same ... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

Based on 16 reviews

Loved it and it took care of me in a roll over !!!

by Dkay from Goldsboro, NC on December 16, 2008

I rolled my 2004 a couple weeks ago. I was hanging upside down by my seatbelt when it was all said and done. Could not open my doors but hit the hatch release on the key fob and it popped right open f... Read Full Review

5 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 are currently 5 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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