2004 Buick Rainier Review

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Buick Rainier

2004 Buick Rainier

Buick Rainier Review

more powerful than the GM models.

By Larry Edsall

R emember the old advertising jingle: you really rather drive a Many people would. But the introduction of the 2004 Rainier, near-luxury brand had nothing to buyers who seek a mid-size vehicle.

The Buick Rainier five and boasts an engine enough to pull a boat or trailer.

The Rainier shares its underpinnings several other mid-size GM but it alone offers a V8 engine in the wheelbase configuration. The others the same V8, but only in their vehicles that come three rows of seats, the GMC Envoy XL and Chevy TrailBlazer

But that V8 engine is just one of perks that come the Rainier. It#39;s among the SUVs we#39;ve driven. And it more smoothly than the GM models.

With a price from the mid-30s to the low 40s, the is an appealing prospect for those who strong silent types. is an SUV that can more than its own, and a loaded horse to boot.

Model Lineup

The Buick is packed with luxury

Technically, it comes in only one level, the CXL ($35,945), though is a CXL Plus ($36,995) that with a Bose premium system, six-CD changer and XM radio.

Buick Rainier

Rear-wheel drive (2WD) is Four-wheel drive, GM#39;s system, is optional for the the CXL ($36,995) and CXL ($38,945).

Standard on all Rainiers are seating surfaces, with power for the front seats and controls on the driver#39;s side, and dual-zone climate controls, temperature and audio controls on the steering wheel, cruise power windows and remote locks. Also a driver-information that monitors 13 on-board a center console with and rear cupholders, an overhead with digital recorder, rearview mirror with HomeLink garage-door transmitter and one of OnStar Safe Sound All Rainiers also come a Bose CD player and rear-seat controls, a cargo storage and bins, fog lamps, intermittent and power heated outside with built-in turn indicators.

Standard mechanical equipment a four-speed automatic transmission, steering, electronically controlled air with automatic load-leveling, rear differential, four-wheel disc brakes and dual-stage and front passenger airbags. control is standard on 2WD models.

The engine is GM#39;s highly Vortec 4200, an inline that provides an impressive 275 and 275 pound-feet of torque. Optional is the 5300 V8 ($1,500) with 290 and 325 pounds-feet of torque.

Options include a Sun Satellite that includes a DVD-based system, power moonroof, XM and audio upgrades. The option is priced at $3,615 on the CXL and at $2,550 on the CXL which already is equipped the Bose system and XM radio. options include the power ($885), a DVD-based entertainment ($1,435), power adjustable ($150), heated front ($275), front-seat side ($350), chrome side ($450), luggage rack cargo storage system and a smoker package ($30).

However, the option list not include full-length curtain or vehicle stability control.

For more information such as prices, and photos of the 2004 Rainier, click here: Buick Rainier.

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