The 2017 Buick Envision was spotted by many people taking primary test drives in streets near Motor City. This car’s layout was displayed in this year’s Detroit Auto show by its Chinese manufacturing company. This new model will be a crossover version and is going to fill the void in between Encore and Enclave crossover models. It will be only second time in history that any Chinese made automobiles are getting lunched in US. The first Chinese built vehicle to be launched was Volvo S6o Inscription. It was a typical variant of S60 sedans. So hopes are pretty high on Buick Envision as its release date comes closer with each passing day.
2017 Buick Envision: Engine Specs and Safety Features
2017 Buick Envision will have two set of engines. One engine will be a 1.5 liter unit while the other one is going to be of 2.0 liter. In china both these engines will be available. Base engine will be of 1.5 liter capacity, while the other unit is a 2.0 liter four cylinder turbocharged unit.
The latter engine is going to produce 252 HP while the base engine is expected to produce 180 HP. There are no detailed evidences on torque output for both these engines. 2.0 liter unit is going to be automatically transmitted and will be a six-speed setup.
Fuel economy of new 2017 Buick Envision will be higher than its fore runners. This car will emit less carbon dioxide than its previous models. Hence pollution rates will be checked significantly. Acceleration will be quite fast in this new vehicle. According to certain estimations, this car will have a capacity to accelerate from 0 to 60 mpg in just 7 seconds. But this is only a rumor, as of now there is no concrete evidence to support this fact.
A host of new safety features are going to be added in new Buick Envision.
Some of which are:
- Automatic parking assists.
- 360 degree panorama camera.
- Use of defoggers for low lights.
- Airbags with shock sensors on them.
- Parking assists.
- Lane keeping as well as changing assists.
- Possibilities of having adaptive cruise controls.
- Chances are high on having new front collision prevention systems.
- Even rain sensing wipers might be added.
2017 Buick Envision: Interior and Exterior Modifications
New set of leathers seats will be installed in latest Envision. Cabin space will be comfortable for 5-6 adults. Infotainment system will have more app support along with new features on the dashboard.
Front bumper will get a sleeker design along with new set of headlamps to enhance its sharp look. Fine color choices will be present in 2017 Buick Envision for the fans to choose.
2017 Buick Envision: Price and Release Date
The 2017 Buick Envision makers have not pointed out any specific dates on the calendar to mark. According to speculations, this car will be launched in 2017. It is going to be displayed in auto shows held across the world.
According GM executives of Buick franchise, the base models will have a starting price of about $30,000. Prices will be definitely higher than the previous models as use of high class technologies have been made.
Competitions of 2017 Buick Envision
New Buick Envision will have a range of cars to compete with after it gets launched in 2017. Some of its competitors include:
- Acura RDX.
- Lincoln MKC.
- Infiniti QX50.