OSHAWA: Customers seeking Buick’s styling and refinement within the industry’s most popular segments will have another fresh choice when the 2021 Envision arrives early next year.
“The all-new 2021 Envision is part of Buick’s strategy to grow its family of premium SUVs,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president, Global Buick and GMC.
“It joins the new 2020 Encore GX, which offers safety, functionality and styling tailored around the size and space preferences of today’s small and compact SUV buyers.”
The new Envision will also be purposefully contented with standard active safety technologies, such as:
• Automatic Emergency Braking
• Front Pedestrian Braking
• Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
• Forward Collision Alert
• Following Distance Indicator
• Rear Park Assist
• Safety Alert Seat
• HD Rear Vision Camera
Additionally, the new Envision will offer available safety and driver assistance technologies that are important to today’s SUV buyers, including:
• Enhanced Automatic Parking Assist
• HD Surround Vision
• Front Park Assist
• Rear Cross Traffic Alert
• Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
• Head-up Display
• Rear Camera Mirror
“The design of and technology in the all-new Buick Envision are sure to be a hit in today’s growing premium SUV market,” said Helen Emsley, executive director, Global Buick Design.
“The 2021 Envision will be lower and wider, with premium proportions and a striking design.” Buick’s popular premium Avenir trim will be available on the 2021 Envision for the first time.
“Engineers at our Canadian Technical Centre played a critical role in 2021 Envision active safety technologies such as Lane Keep Assist and Front and Rear Park Assist. With our CTC sites in Oshawa, Markham and Kapuskasing, General Motors has the largest automotive software engineering workforce in Canada,” said Michael MacPhee, Buick Canada Brand Director.
The 2021 Envision will also offer Buick’s first available 10-inch diagonal touchscreen infotainment system, and it will include access to in-vehicle apps such as such as Amazon Alexa® built-in1, Spotify®4 and Audiobooks®5 with an in-vehicle data plan. The projection features Apple CarPlay®2 and Android Auto™3 capability will also be included.
The Envision will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo engine and a nine-speed transmission. More details for the Envision, including for its Avenir trim, will be revealed later this year.
Buick is an international modern luxury brand offering vehicles with sculpted designs, luxurious interiors and thoughtful personal technologies, along with responsive-yet-efficient performance. Buick is attracting new customers with its portfolio of award-winning luxury models in North America and China.
Safety or driver assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.