• (3.9) 21 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,880$7,860
  • 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
2005 Buick Rendezvous

Our Take on the 2005 Buick Rendezvous

Our Take

Introduced for 2002, the Buick Rendezvous continues into 2005 in regular and Ultra forms with front-wheel drive or Versatrak all-wheel drive. Ultra editions feature a 245-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 with variable valve timing. Regular models use a 185-hp, 3.4-liter V-6. Buick's crossover blend... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride quality on rough pavement
  • Controversial appearance
  • Resale value

Notable Features

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

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

We're really glad the Department of Homeland Security isn't listening in on our household conversations. They'd wonder how we can spend an entire morning and half the afternoon going back and forth over the merits and demerits of a test vehicle. Case in point: The 2005 Buick Rendezvous Ultra, a richly appointed, minivan-based crossover utility vehicle that generated more discussi... Read full review for the 2005 Buick Rendezvous

Consumer Reviews

3.9

Average based on 21 reviews

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Smartest vehicle purchase I made

by Marty from Chesterton, Indiana on September 25, 2006

I am the proud owner of a 2005 Rendezvous CXL with navigation and every other option available. After test driving 15 vehicles, I chose it because of ease of entry and exit, it's smooth car-like ride,... Read Full Review

6 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


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

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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