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2004 Buick Rendezvous

2004 Buick Rendezvous
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2004 Buick Rendezvous Ultra - Review
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In the world of the crossover vehicle there are leaders, and then there are followers. With the 2004 Buick Buick Rendezvous, a spot is reserved in the former group. As a sports touring vehicle, the 2004 Buick Rendezvous is an agile urban commando, a back-woods trailblazer and a smooth highway performer at once. To say that this vehicle is versatile is doing it quite a disservice.

The big news for 2004 is the introduction of a Rendezvous Ultra, a model infused with more power and standard features than other Rendezvous models (Rendezvous Ultra covered in a separate review).

Available Models
The 2004 Buick Rendezvous is offered in three models: CX, CXL and the aforementioned Ultra (covered separately).

Interior Features
The four-door Buick Rendezvous wagon has plenty of interior space. With three rows of seating, it can accommodate up to seven passengers. For transporting goods, the Rendezvous has a massive 108.9 cubic feet of cargo volume.

The 2004 Buick Rendezvous is very well equipped. In addition to such standards as air conditioning, an AM/FM/CD player and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, the 2004 model also offers a few new interior colors and features. Light Neutral replaces oak, while chrome trim accents, color-keyed door switches and leather seats in new monotone finish further refine the interior.

A GPS navigation radio is available for the first time this year. Other options include a power sunroof and heated front seats (CXL models).

Exterior Features
Dark Steel Blue Metallic is a new exterior color. If you think the Buick Rendezvous looks a little like the Pontiac Aztek, you've got a good eye. The Rendezvous shares the same basic structure as the Aztek, but adds four inches.

Performance is one of the key areas manufacturers focused on when designing the 2004 Buick Rendezvous. CX and CXL models are given a 3.4-liter V6 engine with 185 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 210 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. 4-speed automatic transmission does the shifting.

The Buick Rendezvous comes with either all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive. The choice is yours. All Rendezvous models handle well thanks to an innovative short-and-long-arm independent rear suspension.

For 2004, CXL models will dip into the Ultra's power by offering its engine as an option. If chosen, they will have a 3.6-liter VVT (variable valve timing) V6 with 245 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 235 lb-ft of torque at 3200 rpm.

Safety and Security
Safety appointments include standard front and optional side airbags with advanced inflation characteristics for front-seat passengers, a safety-cage construction and available four-wheel disc antilock brakes.

New for the 2004 Buick Rendezvous

Rendezvous Ultra


3.6L V-6 VVT (variable valve timing
Automatic level control option
Head-up instrumentation display
Available DVD entertainment system
Ultrasonic Rear Park Assist
Captain's chairs
Third-row seating
High-fidelity XM Satellite Radio (continental U.S. only)
Standard OnStar
Electronic release for one-handed liftgate operation
Exterior color: Dark Steel Blue Metallic; interior color: Light Neutral
Chrome trim accents
Door switches change from ebony to color-keyed
Cloth fabric: Tribeca/Hockney in Light Neutral and Light Gray
Leather seats in new monotone finish
Optional GPS navigation radio

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Fast Stats
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MSRP from
3.4L V6
3.6L V6
185 @ 5200
245 @ 6000
4-speed auto
MPG: City/Hwy
3.4L FWD 19/26
3.4L AWD 18/24
3.6L AWD 17/24

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