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2005 Buick Rainier Trim Comparison

Base Sport Utility
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General Pricing

Resale Value $35,610.00
Destination $685.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.2L I6
Horsepower 275 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 275 @ 3600 RPM
Valves 4
Displacement (cc) 4160
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 4.0
Compression Ratio 10:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 15
Highway (mpg) 20

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4601.0
Wheelbase (in.) 113.0
Length (in.) 193.4
Width (in.) 75.4
Height (in.) 71.9
Track Front (in.) 63.1
Track Rear (in.) 62.1
Ground Clearance (in.) 7.7

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.2
Rear Headroom (in.) 39.6
Front Legroom (in.) 44.6
Rear Legroom (in.) 37.1
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 58.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 58.5
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 58.1

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone
Rear Suspension beam
Tires 245/65R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes
CD Player Yes
CD Changer N/A
DVD Player N/A
Navigation Aid N/A


Cruise Control Std.
Tilt Steering Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std.


Driver Airbag Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A


Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes


Sunroof / Moonroof N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std.

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