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By Wdyer
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2004 Buick Rainier CXL Plus AWD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Overall this is a great value with the
current rebates. Surprised about a few
things though. No hydraulic lift for
the hood? Even Rendexvous has this.
Too much plastic. Faux wood. Unexciting
instrument panel. Poor range of low
beam headlights. WOW! What a quiet
vehicle and great ride!


Best Features

Satelite navigation system. Dual climate control. Sunroof.


Worst Features

All the negatives mentioned in the review section. Some of which I have heard have been addressed in the 2005 model.


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A Great Little SUV.
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By Dr Tom D
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2004 Buick Rainier CXL Plus Rwd 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Fun SUV to drive Small
footprint,extremly quick and agile with
the V-8. Quiet and easy to drive on
rough and smooth surface. Psycologicly
it "fits".The valets fight to drive it.
It even pulls an 18 foot Four Winns
Boat or a trailer full of trash.It Gets
you up out of the water. Now thats
important when you live in Texas.
Recently we've had Gully washers at
least once a week.


Best Features

Adjustable Pedals. Ride and apparent control. V-8 Power.Tow Package. Its nice to have all the features.


Worst Features

cup holders inadequate, no pocket on back of driver seat,uncomfortable center seating for 3rd person in back seat, Two persons in back, be nice to have center arm rest. Tire pressure sensor would be a good start for a saftey center.


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EXCELLENT
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By rmnord
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2004 Buick Rainier CXL Plus AWD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Wife's car and she loves it. She had a
2002 Bravada and really liked it , but
the Rainier much better. The V/8 is
much better than the 6 cylinder, the
ride is smoother and it is quieter. It
is just a richer looking vehicle.


Best Features

The V/8 engine


Worst Features

I would probably try to hide the muffler in the back. It hangs down,but I did strap it up about 3" and painted it with flat black. It is hardly noticable now.


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BUICK RANIER
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By fred FROMI
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2004 Buick Rainier CXL Plus AWD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


Review

EXCELLENT TRUCK, VERY COMFORTABLE AND
THE EASIEST TO GET IN AND OUT OF THE
5.3 V8 HAS GREAT PERFOIRMANCE


Best Features

SEATING


Worst Features

CUP HOLDERS COULD BE BETTER PLACED AND THE SEAT HEATER CONTROLS ARE EASY TO HIT WHEN JUST SITTING IN YOUR SEAT


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Nice Car
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By Irby Jones
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Vehicle

2004 Buick Rainier CXL Rwd 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


Review

What we like the most: comfort on
trips, heats up interior instantly in
the winter, running board for easy
access. Overall a nice car. Limited
room in floor of front seat, no visor
extensions and speed control acts up
when in hills, starts jumping going
down hills. No help from GM in a fix
so far. Like the car better than the
rendevous which we previously owned but
has less room and storage than the
rendevous.


Best Features

Comfort and ride is excellent. air conditioning and heating controls are impressive. Gas mileage is reasonable for this size vehicle. Information center and data available is good while driving. we like the on star as a safety feature.


Worst Features

some little things like visor extensions and a double visor for the passenger side. Speed control performance is lacking and not smooth.


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