Compare 2004 Buick Rainier vs 2004 Ford Expedition

2004 Buick Rainier
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4-Door RWD CXL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 21 $32,258 $35,645
4-Door RWD CXL Plus 16 21 $33,208 $36,695
4-Door AWD CXL 15 21 $34,023 $37,595
4-Door AWD CXL Plus 15 21 $34,973 $38,645
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4.6L XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4.6L XLS 15 19 $28,585 $32,500
4.6L XLT 15 19 $30,155 $34,325
5.4L XLT 13 17 $30,495 $34,720
4.6L 4WD XLS 14 18 $30,795 $35,070
4.6L XLT Sport 15 19 $30,885 $35,175
5.4L XLT Sport 13 17 $31,225 $35,570
4.6L 4WD XLT 14 18 $32,523 $37,080
5.4L 4WD XLT 13 17 $32,863 $37,475
4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 18 $33,255 $37,930
5.4L 4WD XLT Sport 13 17 $33,595 $38,325
4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 19 $33,703 $38,450
5.4L 4WD XLT NBX 13 17 $33,939 $38,725
5.4L Eddie Bauer 13 17 $34,041 $38,845
5.4L 4WD Eddie Bauer 13 17 $36,751 $41,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,258
$28,585
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,645
$32,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$594 / month
$542 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 64.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 63.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.1 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
58.1 62.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 63.4
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.8
Third Leg Room (in)
- 36.3
Third Hip Room (in)
- 54.5
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 60.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
74.5 77.6
Liftover Height (in)
32.1 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 -
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 119.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 78.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.0 -
Length, Overall (in)
193.4 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 38.6
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 35.5
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 205.8
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 8.9
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 48.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 52.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 60.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 87.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.1 110.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 20.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 50.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.78 13.5 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.14 13.0 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 28
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 20.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
QTM NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N79 NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
QTM NA
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2304
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 654
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2304
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 654
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 654
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2304
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
400 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5700 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4442 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2726
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 10500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2551
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6900
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4128
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 19.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1650
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 3600 291 @ 3450
Engine Order Code
LL8 99W
Displacement
4.2L/256 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 6000 232 @ 4750
Engine Type
Gas L6 Gas V8
Fuel System
MFI SEFI
Engine Oil Cooler
- 13.97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.55
Trans Order Code
M30 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.05 2.84
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Rainier Ford Expedition
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Body Code
- 119" WB
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
suspension -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.42 34.93
Suspension Type - Front
Double A-arm Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.94 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.81 34.93
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
5-link w/air- Coil Spring
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.73
Axle Type - Front
- Double Wishbone
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3350
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4128
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Frame
Frame Type
- Front-to-Rear Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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