2004 Buick Rendezvous - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2004 Buick Rendezvous

232 problems have been reported for the 2004 Buick Rendezvous.
The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for 2004 Buick Rendezvous.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
with 71 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
(24 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2004 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 2004 Buick Rendezvous in the United States are 68,062 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Buick Rendezvous owners in the last 15 years is 232, and the age of the vehicle is 15, 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 2004 Buick Rendezvous in 2004.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

5

2018

9

2017

8

2016

7

2015

18

2014

31

2013

16

2012

12

2011

9

2010

10

2009

12

2008

8

2007

15

2006

11

2005

26

2004

3

Compare the 2004 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 2004 Buick Rendezvous
with the Buick Rendezvous from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2004 Rendezvous is 232
while the average number of problems reported for the 7 model years of the Buick Rendezvous is 198.

Table 3. Compare the 2004 Buick Rendezvous with other model years