2003 Buick Rendezvous CX Fwd 4dr SUV (3.4L 6cyl 4A)
We are very happy with our RDV. Yes, it could use more power - however, a
bigger engine would put the RDV right with the other gas guzzlers. Get 22.5
average - 26.5 on the highway. Use the cruise control - and use slow starts
- when possible. City traffic will greatly decrease milage. Can remove all
seats to haul large items easily when seats removed. If you are like me and
don't haul stuff often, removing seats is minor consideration. Skip AWD
unless you live in severe snowy conditions - gas milage will suffer. A very
environmentally friendly, spacious and comfortable vehicle. Vehicles such
as this will reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
Whisper quiet inside - even at higher speeds. Very smooth ride. Fantastic
gas milage for a larger vehicle. Makes you relax when driving. High seats
make for great visibility.
Make luggage racks an option on all models. Offer a custom cargo carrier
that matches the vehicle - either roof top or by trailer hitch. Larger families
that need all seats will want more cargo capacity - this can be done by
exterior "add on" storage capability.