2006 Buick Rendezvous Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Cappuccimo Frost, Sandstone
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,877 - $7,426
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
18 City / 26 HWY
Horsepower
195-242
Seats
5-7

How 2006 Buick Rendezvous Ranks In Its Class

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#2
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#15
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#1
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Buick Rendezvous Models & Trims

chevronDown icon 4dr FWD $4,877 - $7,426
Horsepower: 195 hp - 242 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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chevronDown icon 4dr CX AWD $4,886 - $7,255
Horsepower: 195 hp - 242 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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Owner Reviews

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Why general motors? Bring back my Buick please! I want to buy a newer one!

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I have had several van in the past. This is the second SUV I have bought. The first had a smaller wheel base. That was a more sporty drive. My Buick is easy to maneuver but it has a more comfortable ride. I like the two doors for the second row sitting. It is much more convenient. I have the power locks so I am able to unlock the rear door as well. I is spacious inside but being a smaller person I do not feel like I am getting lost inside. The driver's seat has great options for position to get the seat exactly how I want it. The gas mileage seems to be decent. It is getting the same (18 miles per gallon in the city) as my Pontiac Bonneville that was several years older and was a midsize. I usually wouldn't pick a white vehicle but because of the body style and the black molding I think it is an attractive vehicle. It is not a priority but the color is a consideration for me. All and all I have been very satisfied with my vehicle and was very disappointed when I heard they stopped making these in 2007. The next model up is nice but it is not something I would buy as it is larger and I am not comfortable with the size.

Kathleen J
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Good gas mileage even though it is 12 years old; still gets 20-21 miles per gallon.

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The Rendezvous is spacious and I love that I can fold down the third row seat when I need more storage space but it also provides extra seats when required. The leather, heated seats are a great, comfortable feature. The gas mileage hovers around 20-21 miles per gallon, so great for a 6 cylinder that is 12 years old. My only problem is the A/C doesn't cool the rear seat area very well. That is a downfall in the summer heat.

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It's the absolute best vehicle I have ever had. I love it.

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It's the best vehicle ever. I love my rendezvous we drive it everywhere. Its low maintenance and hardly ever needs any kind of work done. It's really roomy and I have 3 kids. We all fit comfortably and rides smooth. It's good on gas and is built to last. I would recommend buying a rendezvous to anyone especially if you have children.

Christina M
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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$4,877 - $7,426
$4,886 - $7,255

Horsepower

Horsepower
195 - 242 (hp)
195 - 242 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L 3500 V6 SFI (preliminary 195 HP [145.4 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 215 lb., 3.6L VVT DOHC V6, CXL PLUS PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP
3.5L 3500 V6 SFI (preliminary 195 HP [145.4 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 215 lb., 3.6L VVT DOHC V6, CXL PLUS PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
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Standard
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Standard

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.5 (in.)
40.5 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.9 (in.)
40.9 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39 (in.)
39 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.1 (in.)
40.1 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 7
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Standard
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Standard
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Steel

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/60R17
P225/60R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 (in.)
112.2 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.4 (ft.)
37.4 (ft.)

Length

Length
186.5 (in.)
186.5 (in.)

Width

Width
73.6 (in.)
73.6 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4096 (.lbs)
4272 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
242 (hp)
242 (hp)

Torque

Torque
232 (ft. lbs.)
232 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
200 - 350 (.lbs)
200 - 350 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18 (gal.)
18 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
22 (mpg)
21 (mpg)

City

City
18 (mpg)
18 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
26 (mpg)
23 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Optional
Optional
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Standard

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control
Optional
Optional
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Not Available

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Standard
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Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional
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Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Standard

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
A
Side
N/A
Roof Strength
N/A
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
G
Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger, includes Passenger Sensing System (front passenger air bag status indicated on inside rearview mirror) (Always use safety belts and proper child restraints, even with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the Owners Manual for more safety information.) *
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all positions
  • Door locks, child security, rear
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc *
  • Air bags, frontal and side-impact, driver and right front passenger, includes Passenger Sensing System (front passenger air bag status indicated on inside rearview mirror). (Always use safety belts and proper child restraints even with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the Owners Manual for more safety information.) *

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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