The new 2016 Buick Envision USA will be a desirable car, offered with a single type of engine and bigger body. It will have a wider market scope because of the improved and high standard equipment level with satellite navigation and improved infotainment system, in addition to powerful drivetrains and fuel efficiency. It will however, face completion from Lincoln GMC Terrain, MKC, Lexus NX, and Chevrolet Equinox.
2016 Buick Envision USA – Body and Design:
The exterior of the luxury mid-size Buick SUV models will be a combination of the Chinese model and the current US models. It will feature a muscular profile and hood with the front fascia having a softened features and redesigns, in addition to a more aggressive grille and exterior styling design.
It will also feature a boomerang-styled LED DRLs, waterfall grille and xenon headlights, giving the car a close resemblance to the Enclave and Encore models. At the back, it will receive an amazing look with a single-chromed bar on the tailgate. The fog-lights will receive some redesigning, in addition to small exterior tweaks, making it one of the most styling, discernable and superb vehicle.
The interior design will have pure refinement with lots of redesigned features and technologies. It will incorporate excellent upholstered seats, power adjustable lumbar support, bucket front seats and an upscale premium sound system for entertainment. Some standard features will also entail rear ventilation ducts, height adjustable driver seat, heated and power-operated mirrors, 6-way driver seat, split folding rear backseats, folding armrests, and remote key-less power door locks.
Other incorporated features on 2016 Buick Envision USA will include the front and rear cup-holders, electric speed-proportional power steering, audio and cruise control, telescopic and tilt steering wheel, retained accessory power, an 8-inch touchscreen anchors at the entertainment interface, panoramic sunroof, an active noise-cancelling system ensuring cabin serenity, and hands-free power tailgate.
Safety features featured in this model will be a remote anti-theft system, 4 wheel ABS, dual front and dual rear-side mounted airbags, adaptive cruise control, daytime running lights, child seat anchors, traction and stability control, forward collision alert, engine immobilizer, lane-keeping assist, rear cross-traffic alert and collision mitigation braking.
2016 Buick Envision USA – Power Unit:
The new 2016 Buick Envision USA mid-size crossover base model will come with a 1.5 liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with an output of 165 hp and a torque of 159 lb-ft, with better fuel efficiency and a front-wheel drive system. The top trim model will receive the Chinese version of the 2.0 liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine generating 256 horsepower and a torque of 260 lb-ft.
Another engine option for the new 2016 Buick Envision USA base model is a 2.5 liter 4-cylinder engine with an output of 195 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and a torque of 187 lb-ft. at 4,400 rpm. They will all be connected to a 6 speed automatic transmission with both the front and an all-wheel drive system, bringing a new on and off-road driving experience.
2016 Buick Envision USA – The Reveal and Price:
The release date of the 2016 Buick Envision USA version is not yet confirmed but it is scheduled for the first quarter of 2016, with the base model price approximated at $30,000 and as high as $35,000 for top trim models.