The Buick Rainier has 138 % more horsepower in relation to Mazda Tribute I. The Buick Rainier will be distinctly more dynamically speed up owing to bigger power. Also overtaking other cars while driving should be a piece of cake for a car equipped with stronger motor.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly affects interior space for travelers as well as stability on road. The width of the Buick Rainier is larger by 120 millimeters in comparison to the Mazda Tribute I and is not really worth considering. The average for the „full-size SUV” class equals to around 1,866 mm and is by 3 percent smaller than the width of the Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295HP.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295HP which can contain 26 l more fuel than the Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4. The average fuel tank capacity in the full-size SUV class, from which the Buick Rainier comes from, amounts to 84 liters, whereas in large off-road 4x4 class (represented by the Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4) it is 84 l.
Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295HP has 10 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Mazda Tribute I. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Buick Rainier is 517 mm longer in comparison to the Mazda Tribute I. Long vehicles more of passenger space and usually provide bigger trunk. While the Buick seems to be better choice for families or persons who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Mazda may appeal to the young as it will not make problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Given that the Mazda was unveiled only 4 years prior to the Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295HP, the distance in technology applied in both cars is not really huge, however, the Buick Rainier might have a bit more modern solutions applied in it.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of loading massive amount of stuff to it. The difference of 7 percent in favor of the Buick Rainier is not big and should not be really noticeable.