Compare 2005 Buick Rendezvous vs 2005 Ford Explorer

2005 Buick Rendezvous
2005 Ford Explorer
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4-Door FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD 19 26 $24,235 $26,780
4-Door AWD 18 24 $27,122 $29,970
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4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 16 21 $24,500 $27,165
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 16 21 $25,759 $28,595
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 14 20 $26,692 $29,655
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 16 21 $26,995 $30,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 20 $27,708 $30,810
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS Sport 14 20 $27,738 $30,845
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 16 21 $28,201 $31,370
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 15 20 $28,909 $32,175
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,976 $32,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,688 $33,060
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT Sport 14 20 $30,181 $33,620
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 16 21 $30,603 $34,100
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 18 $30,894 $34,430
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,316 $34,910
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 16 21 $31,382 $34,985
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 20 $32,095 $35,795
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $32,584 $36,350
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $33,296 $37,160
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 14 20 $33,366 $37,240
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 18 $34,080 $38,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,235
$24,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,780
$27,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$446 / month
$453 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA NA
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 35.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
145.7 -
Second Hip Room (in)
61.1 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 59.1
Third Leg Room (in)
NA NA
Second Head Room (in)
40.1 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Hip Room (in)
NA NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
40.5 42.4
Third Head Room (in)
NA NA
Front Hip Room (in)
61.1 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 48.3
Height, Overall (in)
68.9 71.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 72.1
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7 -
Length, Overall (in)
186.5 -
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 44.1
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 31.3
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 189.5
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 8.5
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 37.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 45.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 41.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
54.5 48.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 76.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
108.9 86.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.1 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.2 12.0 x 0.37
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.4 11.9 x 0.37
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 22.5
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36.8
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 17
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 17
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R17 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
QKY T52
Front Tire Size
P225/60R17 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
QKY T52
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 720
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1460
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 720
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 720
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1460
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1460
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 324
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3240
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4096 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2735
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2254
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 5740
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2055
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1950
Engine
Displacement
3.4L/204 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5200 210 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
210 @ 4000 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
LA1 99K
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.54
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.385 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.568 2.29
Trans Order Code
MX0 44V
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.29 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.705 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.921 3.22
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Rendezvous Ford Explorer
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Body Code
- 114" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
type w/coil springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Coil spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
short/long arm -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front
Independent strut- Coil spring
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 1827
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.55
Axle Type - Front
- Ford SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2800
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 1940
Axle Type - Rear
- Ford SLA
Frame
Frame Type
- Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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