The 2016 Buick Envision USA is a midsize crossover that fits the slot between its bigger and smaller brother SUVs. This is a five seater SUV that was developed for China but has now been confirmed to be sold in the USA. GM has lost many customers because they did not have a vehicle of this size. With the decision to sell the vehicle that was originally designed for use in China in the USA, that vacant slot will now be filled.
2016 Buick Envision USA – Redesign Features
The interior of the new 2016 Buick Envision USA is flamboyant thanks to the Chinese design and development. The design incorporates the use of leather, aluminum, wood and even carbon fiber in some models making the vehicle in a class above the rest. The features equipped in the vehicle are of a high level of tech with emphasis on the improved satellite navigation and infotainment system. The 2016 Buick Envision US offers the latest in safety features and aid for drivers such as lane assist, collision alert and mitigation braking, adaptive cruise control and cross traffic alert. There is an eight inch touchscreen equipped that is the anchor of the entertainment interface. The cab of the vehicle keeps its famous Buick serenity thanks to the noise cancelling system of the vehicle. The panoramic sunroof and hands-free power tailgate are also a few other features that are optional with this vehicle.
The exterior of the 2016 Buick Envision USA has the distinct look of a car that was developed and designed in China and modified in the United States. The headlights installed on the Encore along with the front grille are also equipped on the 2016 Buick Envision. The rear end of the vehicle has a cleaner look. It only boasts a single chrome bar that is installed on the tailgate.
2016 Buick Envision USA – Engine Options
Beneath the hood of the 2016 Buick Envision USA sit a 1.5 liter turbocharged four-cylinder inline engines that is capable of providing 165 horsepower and 159 pounds per feet of torque. This is only one of two engine options and is the more fuel-efficient of both engine systems. This engine system only sends power to a front wheel drive system. The second system available is a more powerful system. The engine is a 2.0 liter system that is capable of producing 256 horsepower and a torque of 260 pounds per feet. It is mated with a six speed automatic gearbox that sends power to the standard all-wheel drive system. This system will provide the ultimate in off and on road driving experience.
2016 Buick Envision USA – Release Date and Price
The 2016 Buick Envision USA is expected to hit the market not sooner than the first quarter of the year 2016. It is speculated to have a price of $30,000 after the price has been modified to suit the western car markets. The released date and the price that the vehicle is to be sold for are only speculations and customers will have to wait for the official releases to prepare their budget for this vehicle in ink. The midsize SUV is designed to offer the most comfortable drive to its passengers.