Buick has a way to go.
By sabe on
2003 Buick Rendezvous CX Fwd 4dr SUV (3.4L 6cyl 4A)
I want to like this car, but I'm having problems getting excited about it. That in a nutshell is the good and bad of the Buick Rendezvous. I also own a BMW 325 convertible and when I drive that car I feel like I own the road. I'm king of the hill and a lot of people look at me with a glimmer of envy in their eyes. When I drive the Buick the only thing I'm King of is the radio and if people bother looking at me I feel like the only thing I see in their eyes is a look of pity and curiousity at the kind of person who would buy this funny looking SUV.
Third row seats, steering wheel radio controls and the quietness compared to other SUVs. Also, the controls are logically laid out and I like the tire pressure indicator.
Fit and finish could be improved. Seats could be more comfortable, although they're not as bad as other vehicles. I read that on first inspection the dash appeared attractive but that with time it began to look like cheap plastic. I completely agree with that statement.