The 2017 Buick Envision is something mid-way between the compact smaller Buick Encore and the medium sized, larger Buick Enclave. Being neither too small nor too big, Buick Envision is of a more practical size and come with the standard features which make it worth the money.
- Quite manageable in size
- Easy to drive and easily maneuverable
- Premium and luxury interiors
- Pure value for money
- Average cargo capacity
- Engine may feel inadequate for power requirements
Buick has built their Buick Envision 2017 quite cleverly. This SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) is neither too small nor too big. This compact crossover is just the size you would want to be in your garage or take out for a family outing. There is little to be compromised on the fuel economy.
Competitors of 2017 Buick Envision
There are a few alternatives available to this 2017 Envision. Acura RDX, Lincoln MKC, Volvo XC60, Lexus NX200t can be some other names which should be given a thought before buying this latest Envision or comparing it with rivals.
There are four trims which are available for this latest Buick Envision. They are:
- Premium II
While the first two comes offering options to choose from with AWD or FWD, the two Premium trims come only with AWD as the sole option.
The 2017 Buick Envision has on offer, options of both 18 and 19-inch wheels. While the first two have 18 inches, the last two come with 19 inches. Coming to lighting features, this car is equipped with automatic headlamps; LED powered daytime running lights and fog lamps.
2017 Buick Envision – Design Features
There are lots of safety, security and aesthetic features. Keyless ignition, remote start, cruise control and parking sensors are the basics to start along with power lift gate with height adjustment. Going up trim levels, there are a lot more features like active noise cancellation, auto dimming mirrors, tilt-and-telescopic steering, climate control, leather upholstery, adjustable folding seats, rearview camera, etc.
There is an infotainment system onboard 2017 Buick Envision, which is powered by Intelli-Link. It has USB ports and supports Apple Car Play and Android Auto. It also has satellite radio, aux audio output and six-speaker sound system which is powered by Bose in higher trims.
The 2017 version of Buick Envision comes with a neat and proper interior design. This car has easily accessible interiors which can come in handy to the passengers. Interior upholstery has been done in leather from Leather trim upwards. Space has been well managed inside.
Quite a number of safety standards safeguard the passengers while inside. These include airbags and ABS and cross traffic alerts and lane changing assists and collision alerts along with a whole lot more of extremely convenient features.
2017 Buick Envision – Engine Options
- 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with 197 hp and with 192 lb. ft. of torque. This engine comes with a six-speed automatic transmission offering either AWD or FWD. Its EPA rating is yet to be tested.
- 2.0-liter turbocharged unit with 252 hp and with 260 lb. ft. of torque. While speeds are not known, it comes with an AWD system. It has EPA ratings of 20/26 and 22mpg on city/highway and combined.
This car has a towing capacity of 1500 lbs.
2017 Buick Envision – Pricing
2017 Buick Envision has quite a pricing chart:
- Convenience starting at $34,990
- Leather starting at $38,645
- Premium starting at $43,245
- Premium II starting at $45,885