2005 Buick Rendezvous - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2005 Buick Rendezvous

173 problems have been reported for the 2005 Buick Rendezvous. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2005 Buick Rendezvous. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 35 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (28 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2005 Buick Rendezvous

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

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 2005 Buick Rendezvous in the United States are 54,775 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Buick Rendezvous owners in the last 14 years is 173, and the age of the vehicle is 14, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 173 / 54,775 / 14 * 1000 = 0.23.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Buick Rendezvous model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2005 Buick Rendezvous in 2005.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
2
  2018
7
  2017
5
  2016
5
  2015
12
  2014
27
  2013
13
  2012
19
  2011
13
  2010
12
  2009
5
  2008
19
  2007
8
  2006
13
  2005
13

small car iamge Compare the 2005 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 2005 Buick Rendezvous with the Buick Rendezvous from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2005 Rendezvous is 173 while the average number of problems reported for the 7 model years of the Buick Rendezvous is 196.

Table 3. Compare the 2005 Buick Rendezvous with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2007 Rendezvous
52
  2006 Rendezvous
103
  2005 Rendezvous
173
  2004 Rendezvous
226
  2003 Rendezvous
306
  2002 Rendezvous
514
  2001 Rendezvous
4


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