42 problems have been reported for the 2007 Buick Rainier. The following chart shows the 15 most common problems for 2007 Buick Rainier. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel system, gasoline with 7 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting (6 problems).
In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2007 Buick Rainier in the United States are 5,409 units . If the total number of problems reported by Buick Rainier owners in the last 12 years is 42, and the age of the vehicle is 12, the PPMY index can then be calculated as
PPMY Index = 42 / 5,409 / 12 * 1000 = 0.65.
For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Buick Rainier model year vehicles.
The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2007 Buick Rainier in 2007.
|Service Year||Number of Problems|
When making the decision between buying a new or used Buick Rainier, the following table can be used to compare the 2007 Buick Rainier with the Buick Rainier from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2007 Rainier is 42 while the average number of problems reported for the 5 model years of the Buick Rainier is 89.