The Buick Rainier was a mid-size crossover SUV that was produced by Buick from 2004 to 2009. It was based on the GMT360 platform, and it was a sister car to the Chevrolet TrailBlazer and GMC Envoy.
Buick Rainier Overview
The Rainier was powered by a 4.2L V6 engine that produced 275 horsepower and 291 pound-feet of torque. It was available with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The Rainier was known for its comfortable ride, spacious interior, and all-weather capability. It was a popular choice for families and those who wanted a stylish and comfortable SUV. The Rainier was discontinued following the 2009 model year. It was replaced by the Buick Enclave.
The Rainier was named after a mountain range in the Pacific Northwest.
The Rainier was initially marketed as a “crossover” SUV, which was a new category of vehicle at the time.
The Rainier was available in three trim levels: CXL, CXLS, and Limited.
The Rainier was discontinued in 2009, after just six model years.
The Rainier is not as well-remembered as some other Buick SUVs, but it was a popular choice for families and those who wanted a stylish and comfortable SUV in the early 2000s.