2018 Buick Envision Essence
A solid choice among premium luxury crossovers and SUV’S with stylish and comfortable interior that has lot of technology and luxury features. This is a mid sized crossover that was introduced in 2016 and the last year many updates were done to the whole vehicle so this is not an old traditional Buick anymore but an updated stylish vehicle that competes well in its class.
Design Dynamics of Buick Envision Essence:
From exterior to interior everything looks so pretty and updated, nice body styling and high quality interior in less expensive and affordable price tag makes it a best suitable vehicle for every person.
This athletic looking Envision has bold front composed of chromed waterfall grill, halogen composite headlamps with day time running head lights. With its 18 inch alloy wheels, roof rails and dual exhaust on the rear it looks more like a sporty crossover or SUV. It does not have plastic cladding like many other SUV’S or MPV’S which makes it looks more expensive and luxurious overall.
It has impressive high quality full leather interior, it has soft touch material everywhere inside on door panels, dashboard and on sides of center console which makes its interior more premium and interesting. It has full digital infotainment center which is very big and nice, it contains all advance features of technology. It has latest Buick intelligent system which has great graphics, responsive and user-friendly interface and also stands among the best interfaces in the business.
Engine & Power:
Buick has two different engine options; a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine that produces 197 horse power is available in lower trim of Buick Envision while 2 liter turbo charged four cylinder engine that produces 252 horse power is available in premium trim of Envision. 2.5 Liter 4 cylinder engine was introduced in 2017 that may not give you great acceleration and power but will surely give you best EPA of 21 miles per gallon in city and 27 miles per gallon on highway, 2.0 liter turbo charged engine will be more satisfying with this vehicle and will surely make this more like a Sport Utility vehicle.
It gives you great driving experience; steering is very tight and direct which handles this very nice and makes it more nimble around the corners, six speed transmission of envision shifts very smoothly as well, overall driving the envision is a quite pleasant experience. Top speed of vehicle is 134 mph and it do 0-60 in 7.1 seconds, it is not a sporty crossover but provides you very smooth, comfortable and compliant ride.
It has very comfortable seats those are very nice- push and sportive as well, all the seats are heated and have adjustable head rests. Sitting back in envision gives a pretty comfortable experience where it has plenty of head and leg room, air vents and climate control as well.
Envision is pretty good valued compare to many of the competitors especially BMW x3, Acura RDX, Audi Q5 and Mercedes Benz GLC.