Buick just lately took the wraps off the 2024 Envista. This subcompact SUV will change the Encore because the model’s least-expensive car. Slotting beneath the Encore GX (which is getting a significant freshening for 2024), Envista would be the first mannequin to showcase Buick’s new design language and emblem. It’ll even be the final new product to make use of a gasoline engine as the corporate will transition to completely electrical automobiles by 2030.
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Coming Quickly: 2024 Buick Envista
Styling sensible, a lot of Envista’s design components are callbacks to Buick’s Wildcat EV idea. The massive decrease grille and slender headlights observe present automotive design traits. The moderately pointed entrance finish and fastback-like rear styling make it look nearly like a diminutive Lamborghini Urus. If one needs to not be so charitable, you might name it a Chinese language knockoff of a Lamborghini Urus, which is considerably ironic as this car is at the moment on sale in China.
Envista is 11 inches longer total and has a 4-inch-longer wheelbase (distance between the entrance and rear axles) than the Encore GX. This ends in extra entrance and rear legroom than the GX, nevertheless, Envista has much less cargo area.
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Energy comes from the Encore GX’s 1.2-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine. On this software, it’s going to produce 136 horsepower, 162 lb-ft of torque, and pair with a 6-speed automated transmission. Entrance-wheel drive would be the solely configuration provided. These wanting all-wheel drive might want to step as much as the Encore GX. GM-projected fuel-economy rankings are 28 mpg metropolis/32 freeway/30 mixed.
The instrumentation and infotainment shows will share a single binnacle, leading to 19 diagonal inches of usable display actual property. The infotainment portion is 11 inches by itself, which Buick claims is the most important within the section. A full complement of smartphone connectivity is on the market.
Amongst driver-assistance options, automated emergency braking, lane-departure warning, and lane-keep help are commonplace. Blind-spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert and adaptive radar cruise management are additionally accessible. Whereas the gear record was not finalized as of this writing we anticipate these additional security options to be commonplace on the flagship Envista Avenir trim and elective on the bottom Most well-liked and mid-line Sport Touring.
Pricing for the 2024 Buick Envista, together with vacation spot charge, ranges from $23,495 for the Most well-liked to $25,195 for the Sport Touring, and $29,695 for the Avenir. Manufacturing for the US-spec mannequin is anticipated to begin in Could with preliminary retail delivers following this summer season.
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When Buick launched the unique Encore greater than a decade in the past, we have been skeptical that such a car might make an impression available on the market. This concern was unfounded because it shortly went on to turn into the model’s top-selling mannequin. Save for the dearth of obtainable all-wheel drive, Envista seems like it’s going to construct upon its predecessor’s robust basis particularly because it’s being priced very aggressively. Keep tuned for our drive impressions as soon as evaluate samples turn into accessible.
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