What’s new in the 2021 Buick Envision?
While a lot of the exciting news lately has been circling the upcoming debut of the brand-new 2021 GMC HUMMER EV or the next-generation GMC Yukon lineup, we’ve finally got some Buick news to enter into the mix. There’s going to be an all-new 2021 Buick Envision joining the lineup next year! While most of the specifics are still being held close the chest, we thought we’d highlight some of what we know is going to be new in the model today.
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“The all-new 2021 Envision is part of Buick’s strategy to grow its family of premium SUVs. 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.”
– Duncan Aldred, Vice President, Global Buick and GMC
Standard Safety Technologies
For starters, Buick has already announced a list of safety technologies that will be standard in the 2021 Envision.
- Automatic Emergency Braking
- Front Pedestrian Braking
- Lane Keep Assist, featuring Lane Departure Warning
- Forward Collision Alert
- Following Distance Indicator
- Rear Park Assist
- Safety Alert Seat
- HD Rear Vision Camera
Available Safety Technologies
In addition, we know of several more driver-assistive active safety features that will be available in the new crossover.
- Enhanced Automatic Parking Assist
- HD Surround Vision
- Front Park Assist
- Rear Cross Traffic Alert
- Lane Change Alert, featuring Side Blind Zone Alert
- Head-up Display
- Rear Camera Mirror
What else do we know?
In addition to these great safety technologies, we know that the 2021 model year will mark the first time that the Envision crossover is available with its own top-of-the-line Avenir trim level. We also know that the 2021 Envision will feature a 10” infotainment system, the brand’s first. It will feature several in-vehicle apps, including built-in Amazon Alexa, Spotify, Pandora, Fox Sports, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Finally, we know the crossover will be powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine tethered to a nine-speed transmission
As we learn more, we’ll be sure to fill you in right here on our blog, so be sure to check back often for updates!