Although company designed this crossover primarily for China market, they instantly became aware that this model has much more potential. It came to North America, and 2018 Buick Envision will continue in the same way. This is a mid-size crossover. The company calls it luxurious in China, but here in U.S. it can’t really compare to other premium brands. However, if we consider a balance between price and quality, it will definitely be one of the best models that you can find around. Despite the fact that it is completely manufactured in China, it comes with excellent quality. Other trumps are attractive styling, stylish interior with tons of features and efficient engines. The 2018 Envision will come late this year, and we don’t expect bigger changes compared to current model.
2018 Buick Envision changes
As we already mentioned, 2018 Buick Envision should come without bigger changes. It will come in three variants when it comes to trim levels. Already base Convenience model comes with many standard features. There are things like 18-inch wheels, LED lighting, 8-inch touchscreen with the latest infotainment system, Bluetooth, dual-zone climate control, smartphone integration, rearview camera and many others. Next one is called Leather. So, count on leather upholstery in this model. Also, there are features like tri-zone climate control, driver seat memory function, heated seats and steering wheel, rear cross traffic alert etc.
A top range model will be 2018 Buick Envision Premium. It will add features like 19-inch wheels, forward collision alerts, lane keeping assists, an 8 -inch virtual center gauge cluster, a Bose premium seven-speaker audio system, parking system, navigation and many other. Also, there are many standalone features like the panoramic roof, surround-view camera, side steps etc.
2018 Buick Envision engines
When it comes to powertrain, 2018 Buick Envision will come in two variants. The base model will feature 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which is good for about 197 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. This proven engine comes in pair with 6-speed automatic transmission. The optional engine is a far more advanced 2.0-liter Turbo, which has a max output of 252 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Besides plenty of power, this engine also provides good fuel economy, which goes around 22 mpg in combined drive.
2018 Buick Envision release date and price
The 2018 Buick Envision will come late this year. The base model will go around 37.000, while fully-loaded model should cost around 45.000 dollars.