2003 Buick Rendezvous - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2003 Buick Rendezvous

306 problems have been reported for the 2003 Buick Rendezvous.
The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2003 Buick Rendezvous.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
with 56 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(46 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2003 Buick Rendezvous

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 2003 Buick Rendezvous in the United States are 67,243 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Buick Rendezvous owners in the last 16 years is 306, and the age of the vehicle is 16, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2003 Buick Rendezvous in 2003.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

0

2018

4

2017

4

2016

12

2015

19

2014

29

2013

19

2012

20

2011

12

2010

15

2009

13

2008

16

2007

31

2006

33

2005

29

2004

20

2003

5

Compare the 2003 Buick Rendezvous with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Buick Rendezvous,
the following table can be used to compare the 2003 Buick Rendezvous
with the Buick Rendezvous from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2003 Rendezvous is 306
while the average number of problems reported for the 7 model years of the Buick Rendezvous is 196.

Table 3. Compare the 2003 Buick Rendezvous with other model years