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2007 Buick Rendezvous
CX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,925
48 listings nationwide

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2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,255

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2007 Buick Rendezvous
CX FWD

Buick's first SUV, the Buick Rendezvous offered all the versatility associated with a utility truck combined with the Buick elegance and comfort long associated with its sedans. The 2...

2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Buick Encore is a subcompact crossover much like the Honda HR-V, Hyundai Kona, and Mazda CX-3. For 2020, it receives a few light updates. Previously, the Encore had a premium engi...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2007 Buick Rendezvous
CX FWD
20
writes:
Like sitting high when driving
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Buick Regal worse.
"Fit within budget"
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
10
writes:
Great

Specs

2007 Buick Rendezvous
CX FWD
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
196 hp @ 5,200 RPM
138 hp @ 4,900 RPM
Torque
215 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
148 lb-ft @ 200 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
9.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
2.85 in x 3.25 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 3 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.5 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 39 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.1 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,261 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,262 lbs 1,026 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 186.5 in 168.4 in
Width 73.6 in 70.1 in
Height 68.9 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 100.6 in

Available Options

2007 Buick Rendezvous
CX FWD
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Azure Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Summit White
  • WINTERBERRY Red Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • Audio System Feature, Bose Premium 7-Speaker System
  • LPO, Front Footwell and Cup Holder Lighting Kit
  • Experience Buick Package
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) 5-Spoke Midnight Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • Safety Package II
  • Moonroof, Power, Tilt-Sliding

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