2006 Buick Rendezvous - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 2006 Buick Rendezvous

106 problems have been reported for the 2006 Buick Rendezvous. The following chart shows the 17 most common problems for 2006 Buick Rendezvous. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 19 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (13 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2006 Buick Rendezvous

📈 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 2006 Buick Rendezvous in the United States are 50,643 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Buick Rendezvous owners in the last 13 years is 106, and the age of the vehicle is 13, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 106 / 50,643 / 13 * 1000 = 0.16.

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 2006 Buick Rendezvous in 2006.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
5
  2018
0
  2017
6
  2016
5
  2015
19
  2014
15
  2013
9
  2012
7
  2011
6
  2010
9
  2009
2
  2008
6
  2007
5
  2006
3

📊 Compare the 2006 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 2006 Buick Rendezvous with the Buick Rendezvous from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2006 Rendezvous is 106 while the average number of problems reported for the 7 model years of the Buick Rendezvous is 198.

Table 3. Compare the 2006 Buick Rendezvous with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2007 Rendezvous
55
  2006 Rendezvous
106
  2005 Rendezvous
174
  2004 Rendezvous
232
  2003 Rendezvous
306
  2002 Rendezvous
515
  2001 Rendezvous
4


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