June 27, 2003
GM announces 2004 Buick Rainier pricing
Oshawa, Ontario – GM of Canada announced that the 2004 Buick Rainier Sport Utility 4WD will have a base manufacturers suggested retail price of $49,245 excluding applicable taxes and freight charges. The Rainier will go on sale this Fall.
A full-frame vehicle based on General Motors’ mid-size SUV, the Rainier is the first truck-based SUV in the Buick lineup. It offers a standard 4.2 litre inline six-cylinder engine – with 275 horsepower and 275 lb.-ft. of torque – and an optional, all-aluminum 5.3 litre V8 engine with 290 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque.
“We are excited with the addition of this stylish and versatile SUV to the Buick lineup,” said Mario Sevigny, marketing manager for utilities. “The Rainier offers a long list of standard features for more comfort and convenience to our consumers. With an agile platform, this SUV will be equally at home whether you are out on the town, driving over rough terrain or off-road where it is off-limits to conventional passenger cars.”