2005 Buick Rendezvous, reliable, roomy, and recommended by ME!
My 2005 Buick Rendezvous is a pretty reliable, spacious, good family vehicle. The trunk space is extremely big and can hold a lot! The back seat space is really roomy. My car is a 5 seater. The back seats do fold down so you can have more room to relocate bigger items. We have even put a small twin sized mattress topper in the back of my car with no issues. I just have the stock radio in my vehicle and it bumps pretty good. It sounds good too. The only issue that I've had with the vehicle is something to do with tire sensors. It's a pretty costly problem however. The mechanic quoted me $600 plus dollars just to replace the sensor. It affects the way the brakes act so it is a NECESSARY fix to ensure your safety and the safety of the other drivers on the road as well. I would say overall, this is a good vehicle. It does seem to eat up a lot of gas after it gets down to about a quarter of a tank especially if you're running the AC. I would definitely recommend my vehicle to others shopping around for a new vehicle.
Always keep up with your preventive maintenances.
My j2005 Buick has been an excellent vehicle after we fixed the most reliable of problems for general motors 3. 4 liter engine. I worked in an auto repair shop for yrs. even own one for a while. Every gm 3. 4 liter after about 50, 000 miles begins to leak a the intake gasket just over the heads and sometimes so bad that the antifreeze begins to leak into the oil and ruining the head gasket as well. This is extreme cases of course. General motors makes an excellent repair kit and does prevent the problem from happening again. After this is done than there is little to no problems anymore after that short of just parts wearing out a around 180-200k. The ride is smooth and plenty of pep. Luxury of course depends on your model but the options are always limitless.
Great first car, spacious and reliable.
Currently with less than 120, 000 miles it still shows little sign of major wear and tear other than a slight oil leak and one window will not roll down but I can not say if that was a previous owner or electrical malfunction. It is a luxury vehicle so the road noise is minimal. It has a short front end which gives it an easier view for driving. The 2 row of seats gives it plenty of seating, the last row of seats can be flattened to give more trunk space if needed. There is ac in the front and first row of seating. The stereo and speakers are very crisp to sound throughout the vehicle.
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