Upcoming 2019 Buick Envision crossover will be offered as mid-cycle refresh version. Some new features have been added, while some existing were updated. Most important change is regarding 2019 Envision price range, which should be around $1,000 less than before. Envision model had some amazing sales numbers on the Chinese market where it was sold in around 500,000 units in last two years. Impressive result. Speaking of 2019 Envision exterior design changes, front fascia now features their new emblem on the grille, redesigned bumper and refreshed fog lights. LED headlights and LED daytime running lights are now standard on every version. Around back, we noticed more aggressive design than on its predecessor. This includes LED taillights with LED strips, chromed dual exhaust and new diffuser on the bumper. Buick will also offer new design for massive 19-inch wheels. Inside the cabin, things are not that much different. 2019 Envision will come with improved wireless charging, upgraded hands-free system and improved heating function for the seats. Also they have added an air ionizer and high quality backup camera. 2019 Envision will be offered in 5 different trims: Envision, Preferred, Essence, Premium and Premium II. Safety systems and features include Tire Fill Alert, Forward Automatic Braking, Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Seat Reminder, Adaptive Cruise Control, Rear Park Assist and 360-degree camera.
2019 Buick Envision engine performance specs
2019 Buick Envision engine will be same 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged unit but with some modifications. This engine will now produce 252 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, which is 35 lb-ft more than on previous version. Also, turbo engine comes mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission. Next we have 4-cylinder 2.5-liter naturally aspirated engine generating 197 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. Engine sends power to the front wheels through six-speed automatic gearbox. All-wheel drive system is available as optional upgrade. 2019 Buick Envision fuel economy for this engine with front-wheel drive is rated at 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. Envision with 2.0 turbo engine should have slightly improved fuel economy.
2019 Buick Envision release date and price review
2019 Buick Envision release date is expected during 2018. Main competition for Envision on the market will be Lincoln Nautilus and Acura RDX. 2019 Buick Envision price starts at $32,990 for the base model. Preferred trim will sells for $34,495, while Essence goes for $36,795. Top of the range Premium starts at $41,695 and Premium II at $44,595.