From China to America, the Chinese made 2016 Buick Envision USA that is expected to be in the market this coming summer. This has ended the speculations that the American auto manufacturer General Motors (GM) was planning to import this mid-size crossover. The crossover has been in production since 2014 and it is one of highest selling vehicle in china. The decision to import Buick from china did not augur well with the United Auto Workers (UAW), but taking into consideration that majority of the American population is migrating to wagons and crossovers, Buick was an excellent idea, as it will be directly shipped from china. The American version is expected to have some modifications to include some features that are absent in Chinese models. Such improvements will include; parking assists and hyper strut front suspension. The introduction of this luxury mid-size SUV will lead to stiff competition in the American market.
2016 Buick Envision USA – Changing Styles:
The Buick SUV is expected to provide conditions that are more conducive for the occupants. The interior will feature a leather finishing combined with wood and aluminum. In some model, there will be a carbon fiber finishing in the interior. In the dashboard, the vehicle will be equipped with Intellilink infotainment system and 8 inches’ touch screen display. Seats will be made of leather and they will be heated. For those who love entertainment, Buick will be equipped with Bose premium audio system. The interior will be capable of accommodating five passengers. In addition, the vehicle will offer a wide space for luggage. Space will even be made bigger by folding rear seats. At the top of the vehicle is a panoramic sunroof. This will enable the occupants to effectively, monitor and regulate temperatures inside the vehicle.
The 2016 Buick Envision USA is expected to have an automatic tailgate; the overall length of the Buick will be less than 184 inches. The length will be important so that vehicle will have enough space inside. The wheels will be 19 inches and made of aluminum chrome. There will be parking assistance gear i.e., rear cameras and hyper strut suspension. The front will be more appealing with well-configured headlamps and fog lamps.
2016 Buick Envision USA – Powertrain Configuration:
The 2016 Buick Envision USA will come with a large displacement. The engine will be 4 cylinders. It will have a capacity of 2 liters and will have a turbocharger. The engine will produce a total power output of 252 horsepower and a torque of 260 pound-feet. The engine will be linked with a 6-automatic transmission. The power will be distributed to all wheels thus the vehicle will be all wheel drive. It is expected that 2016 Buick is going to utilize the GM new clutch dual clutch that will be introduced in 2017.
2016 Buick Envision USA – Expected Launch and Price:
The General Motors revealed 2016 Buick Envision USA during Detroit Auto Show. It is expected to be in their showrooms starting July of 2016. The GM is expected to import a small batch in order to gauge the customers’ reactions. This SUV is expected to cost around $30,000.