2017 Buick Envision is a mid-size luxury SUV built by Buick. Buick Envision was publicly unveiled for the first time in China on July 1, 2014, the car with a blanket and placed between the Buick Encore and Buick Enclave. Buick Envision 2017 model is produced in China by Shanghai GM and has put up for sale in late 2014. In October 2016, 2017 Envision is available in China, United States, Canada, and Mexico.
On December 4, 2015, Buick Envision has confirmed that they will be sold in the United States from the summer of 2016, making it the first GM vehicle in China built to be sold in the United States. Envision will only be available as an AWD, in addition to adding a wheel option before after the 2017 model year. The Envision made its US debut at the American International Auto Show on January 11, 2016, as a medium-sized CUV Sharing segment with the second generation GMC Acadia and Chevrolet future equivalent planned for 2017.
The announcement of the sale of Chinese vehicles to US consumers. Attracted a reaction against United Auto Workers, which has just finalized a contract deal with GM and expects the automaker to build Envision in the United States: “The announcement of adjourn ‘hui by General Motors that imports the Envision paid from China Is a slap in the face to American taxpayers and men and women who have worked so hard to save GM at the darkest moment, “said UAW President Dennis Williams and Union Vice President Cindy Estrada said in A statement dated December 4, 2015.
On the other hand, Buick spokesman Stuart Fowle defended the decision to maintain production in China and import instead of having built in the United States because it was commercially logical: “We have already started production (In China) and adding a second production plant for the volumes we expect the United States simply was not possible, “he said. “We wanted to take advantage of existing production. We have a lot of confidence in the car.”
2017 Buick Envision Engine
The American version of Envision will have two powertrains: a 2.5V LCV four-cylinder with 197 horsepower (147 kW) and 192 lb.ft (260 N·m) and a 2.0L four-cylinder engine with turbocharger LTG SAE Certified 252 horsepower (188 kW) and 260 lb·ft (353 N·m), associated with a six-speed third-generation transmission, seven active safety technologies and in-Star / IntelliLINK connectivity. For the 2016 model, it will be available only at the premium setting level, but with two options.
2017 Buick Envision Price
The variants of Envision will be extended to five for the model year 2017, Buick sets the MSRP for the Envision at $ 34,990 (USD) for 2017 Buick Envision base model.