2005 Buick Rendezvous - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

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

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

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

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