When it comes to crossover vehicles, the Buick Company has a lot to offer. As we know, the Enclave model (3-row seats) and the compact Encore are excellent models and strong sellers. Today, we have one more reason to celebrate, because the Chinese-built Envision crossover will hit the U.S market very soon. This model debuted back in 2014 in Chinese dealerships. According to Company, we can expect this model in U.S dealerships at the beginning of 2017. Buick also says that the new model will have so many qualities characteristic of offering starting from exceptional ride, excellent handling characteristics, good engine efficiency, elegant exterior and interior design. Also, the safety in the vehicle will be on the high level, and we certainly expect a great battle between this and other compact crossovers. In the next review, you can learn something more about the 2017 Buick Envision.
2017 Buick Envision – Design and Colors:
The exterior design of the next 2017 Buick Envision will be very elegant and luxurious. Everything is simply perfect and we can start from the exceptional front fascia. So, up front, we can notice well known front grille from Buick with beautiful Company emblem in the middle. Also, the winged headlights are so beautiful and they are going to use LED technology. Furthermore, down low we can notice quite big a front bumper with the large air intakes and with elegantly designed fog lights.
Above the fog lights, we can see nice chrome trim. The rear fascia is also very elegant and here we can notice elegant taillights with LED system. Also, a chrome Buick logo will be located just below the wiper on the rear hatch. Down low, on each side, we can see single exhaust outlet. At the sides, the newly 2017 Buick Envision will ride on 18-inch alloy wheels fitted with P225/60R18 tires.
The premium II is the highest trim level and with this trim, we can expect even more equipment and probably 19-inch aluminum wheels and P235/50R19 tires. Some of the available exterior colors include Midnight Amethyst Metallic, Ebony Twilight Metallic, Chili Red Metallic, Summit White, Bronze Alloy Metallic and Galaxy Silver Metallic.
The interior design of the most recent 2017 Buick Envision is full of high-quality materials. First of all, we need to say that the cabin will be able of accommodating up to five passengers. All people in the cabin will definitely enjoy in well-shaped seats covered with high-quality leather. The dashboard is very nice and in the same time very simple. Large 8-inch touchscreen infotainment (SiriusXM) display is provided. In addition, some of other standard interior features include 2 USB ports inside center console, Bluetooth streaming, auxiliary input jack, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability, 6-speaker system, Noise control system, Air filtration system, dual-zone automatic climate control, Remote vehicle starter system, cruise control and so many others as well. The Premium II trim will offer and Bose premium 7-speaker system and tri-zone automatic climate control.
2017 Buick Envision – Turbocharged Engine:
The 2017 Buick Envision will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that will be capable of delivering 252 hp at 5500 rpm and 260 lb-ft of torque at 2000 rpm. This engine will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission system. Fuel Delivery is of course Direct injection. The power will be routed to all wheels. According to EPA, the fuel consumption of this model is rated at 20/26/22 in the city/highway/combined. Fuel tank capacity is 17.3 gallons.
2017 Buick Envision – Release Date and MSRP:
The release date of the 2017 Buick Envision is scheduled for the first three months of 2017. The starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the base version will be around $35.000 while the Premium II version has a starting MSRP of $45.885. This model will also have excellent rivals and those are Acura RDX and Lincoln MKC.