Far away, in 2011, was presented Buick Envision concept. The design of the vehicle was futuristic and many felt that this crossover SUV model, will never enter into production. However, at Chengdu Motor Show in China, 2014, General Motors Company introduced a serial model for the 2015 MY. This model is represented in the Chinese market, the company announced that it will extended offer to other world markets. According to recent announcements, the 2016 Buick Envision, will be sold on, the prestigious US market. The official date, the start of sales, was not released, but is expected in the summer of 2015.
Popularity crossover SUV models is growing rapidly. Especially at US market. Fans of these kinds of vehicles, as customers of all ages. Younger customers attract performance and power of these vehicles. On the other hand, older customers enjoy the comfort, convenience and safety that these models provide. This was enough reason to company to make a decision and offer 2016 Buick Envision, at parent US market.
In the palette of SUV models, the Buick company, Envision takes up a place between, smaller subcompact Encore model and a larger three-row seats Enclave models. Exactly such a model, perfect, has filled a gap in the range of crossover SUVs company. Model for 2015, is mainly based at Envision concept. According to some information, the model for the year 2016, which is intended for the US market, has a lot of of similarities with the Chevrolet Equinox model. On the other hand, there were rumors that the new Envision, will be a mix of design Envision model for MY 2015, and the design of the Chevy Equinox models. Dimensions of the current model are 4667/1839/1696 mm – l/w/h. Wheelbase is 2750 mm. The new model will be similar (same) dimensions. What we should expect an adjustment of the drive units for the US market.
2016 Buick Envision – Engine
Currently, the vehicle has a four-cylinder petrol engine, 2.0 liter. In combination with the 6-speed AT and AWD (standard), the vehicle delivers 265 hp and 353 Nm of torque. With more solid acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h, which is 8.4 seconds, the vehicle deserves attention. In addition, the vehicle proved to be very economical. Average fuel consumption is 8.8 l / 100 km.
Model for MY 2016, and for the US market, it should be expected with a greater range of power units. According to some information, the 2016 Buick Envision, will possess the engine from the Ecotec family. These engines are known for their fuel-efficiency. These are the engines of small volume, with three and four cylinder. Most often, these are engines with displacements of 1.0 and 1.5 liters. As a special model, is also mentioned 2016 Envision Hybrid. The basis for its hybrid system, it should be turbo engine volume 1.5 liters, 170 hp.
Price of 2016 Envision
Depending on trim levels, the price of the current model ranges from $ 26,000 to $ 35,000. Price for the 2016 Buick Envision,should not exceed the expected.