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2019 Buick Envision
Select a Different Model (7 Available): Base FWD
Fair Market Price $ 34060
MPG (EPA) 22 CTY /29 HWY
Cargo (Std/Max) 27/57 cu.ft.
Seating (Std/Max) 5/5
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2019 Buick Envision MODEL OVERVIEW

You'll Like

  • Punchy turbocharged engine
  • Good brake pedal feel
  • Lots of standard features

You Won't Like

  • Active driver assistance tech not available on lower trims
  • Not fun to drive
  • Small cargo capacity for its size

New for 2019

The 2019 Buick Envision gets a new nine-speed automatic transmission paired to the optional 2.0-liter turbo-four. HID headlights now come standard on 2.5-liter I-4 models while turbo variants get LED headlights. All Envision models get a switch to deactivate the engine start/stop system and an improved braking system. Variants with adaptive cruise control can now toggle between adaptive and standard cruise control.

Trim Levels (Interior and Exterior Options)

The 2019 Buick Envision is a compact two-row crossover that slots above the smaller Encore and below the larger three-row Enclave. Front-wheel drive comes standard and all-wheel drive is optional.

Envision 1SV: The base 1SV grade gets an 8.0-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, a six-speaker audio system, reclining rear seats, heated front seats, a rearview camera, four USB ports, a 4.2-inch instrument cluster display, keyless entry and start, remote start, HID headlights and 18-inch alloy wheels.

Envision Preferred: Moving up to the Preferred grade adds features such as a hands-free power liftgate, and rear parking sensors.

Envision Essence: The Essence grade adds heated rear seats, perforated leather upholstery, and a heated steering wheel.

Envision Premium: Jumping up to the Premium grade adds the 2.0-liter turbo-four, all-wheel drive, a seven-speaker Bose audio system, LED headlights, and 19-inch alloy wheels.

Envision Premium II: Range-topping Premium II models add ventilated front seats, a head-up display, navigation, and an automatic parking system. A surround-view camera system is available as part of the Driver Confidence package.

Performance and Fuel Economy

The base 2019 Envision is powered by a 2.5-liter I-4 with 197 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. A 2.0-liter turbo-four with 252 hp and 295 lb-ft coupled to a nine-speed automatic is standard on the Premium and Premium II trims.

EPA fuel economy ratings for the 2.5-liter I-4 are 22/29 mpg city/highway for front-drive models and 21/27 mpg with all-wheel drive. Turbocharged models come standard with all-wheel drive and are rated at 20/25 mpg.

Safety

The all-wheel-drive-equipped 2019 Envision received a five-star overall crash test rating from the NHTSA while the front-drive model only got a four-star score on the front crash test and a five-star score on the side impact test (out of a possible five stars). The IIHS hasn't crash-tested the 2019 Envision yet but the 2018 model received a Good score in five crash tests.

In the IIHS' front crash prevention test, the 2018 Envision avoided a 12-mph impact and reduced the severity of a 25-mph crash by 9 mph, allowing it to get an Advanced rating (Superior is the highest score on the front crash prevention score). Rear cross-traffic alert, lane change alert and blind-spot monitoring are standard on the Essence and higher trim. Forward collision warning, lane keeping assist and lane departure warning come standard on the Premium and Premium II grades while automatic emergency braking is standard only on the Premium II.  Adaptive cruise control is available as part of the Driver Confidence package, which is an option exclusive to the Premium II trim.

Utility

The 2019 Envision has 26.9 cubic feet of cargo space with the split-folding rear seats in place. Fold the seats down and the Envision offers 57.3 cubic feet. Regardless of engine, the 2019 Envision is rated to tow up to 1,500 pounds.

What We Think

In a 2019 First Drive, we noted that the extra torque from the 2.0-liter turbo-four gives the Buick Envision strong acceleration. Brake pedal feel has been improved with a shorter travel, inspiring confidence. The suspension kept the Envision planted but the lack of a true manual shift mode meant you can't really have much fun swapping your own gears.

Cool Fact

The Buick Envision was the first vehicle to be exported from China to the United States after General Motors decided to introduce the China-only vehicle to the North American market.

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2019 BUICK ENVISION SPECIFICATIONS
OVERVIEW
FEATURES
WARRANTY/RECALL
SAFETY
Engine Name
Engine: 4-Cyl 2.5 Liter Ecotec
Transmission Name
Transmission, 6 Speed Automatic with Manual Mode (MHG)
Trim
Base FWD
Class
Premium Compact Utility
Horsepower
197@6300
Standard MPG
22/29
Body Style
SUV/Crossover
Drivetrain
FWD
Fuel Type
Unleaded Regular
Seating Capacity
5/5
Package Invoice Retail

Engine: 4-Cyl 2.5 Liter Ecotec

Std Std

Transmission, 6 Speed Automatic with Manual Mode (MHG)

Std Std

Exterior Color, Summit White

N/C N/C

Brake Assist System

Std Std

Brakes, 4 Wheel Disc w/ABS

Std Std

Cornering Brake Control

Std Std

Electronic Brake Distribution

Std Std

Hand Brake, Electronic

Std Std

Air Conditioning: Dual-Zone Climate Control

Std Std

Apps Control

Std Std

Bluetooth®

Std Std

Built-In Apps

Std Std

Cargo Hooks

Std Std

Coming Home Device

Std Std

Connection To External Entertainment Devices

Std Std

Cruise/Speed Control

Std Std

Cup Holders, Front and Rear

Std Std

Engine Start Button

Std Std

Garage Door Opener

Std Std

Hatch/Trunk Closer, Automatic

Std Std

Navigaion Via Mobile Phone

Std Std

Power Outlet, 12v

Std Std

Power Trunk/Hatch Pull-Down

Std Std

Power Windows

Std Std

Remote Engine Starter

Std Std

Secondary Ventilation Controls

Std Std

Smart Card/Key

Std Std

Telematics

Std Std

Text To Speech / Speech To Text

Std Std

Trip Computer

Std Std

Trunk Release, Foot Operated

Std Std

Trunk/Hatch Release, Remote

Std Std

Ventilation System

Std Std

Wi-Fi Network

Std Std

Power Locks

Std Std

Multi-Function Display Screen, 8.0-Inch

Std Std

Axle Ratio, 3.500

Std Std

Block Heater

Std Std

Compass

Std Std

External Temperature

Std Std

Fuel Tank, 17.3 Gallon

Std Std

Start/Stop

Std Std

Traction Control, Electronic

Std Std

Drive: Front-Wheel Drive

Std Std

Bumpers, Front and Rear Body-Colored

Std Std

Chrome/Bright Trim, Window Surround Body Side Bumpers

Std Std

Door Handles (Exterior), Chrome

Std Std

Window, Rear

Std Std

Windows, Laminated Side

Std Std

Windows, Rear Side

Std Std

Rear Door, Lifting Gate with Hands-Free Release

Std Std

Doors, Front-Hinged Front ; Front-Hinged Rear Driver

Std Std

Armrest, Front Seat Center

Std Std

Console

Std Std

Floor Covering, Carpet In Passenger And Load Area

Std Std

Floor Mats

Std Std

Light, Cargo Area

Std Std

Luxury Trim, Alloy Look On Console And Instrument Panel ; Synthetic Leather On Doors; Alloy & Leather On Shift Knob

Std Std

Steering Wheel: Leather-Trimmed, Tilt Telescoping Steering Wheel

Std Std

Vanity Mirror: Illuminated Driver And Passenger Vanity Mirror

Std Std

Main Dashboard Display

Std Std

Reading Lights, Front and Rear

Std Std

LED Lights, Side Indicator Lights

Std Std

Body-Color Heated Driver And Passenger Power Door Mirrors With Turn Signals

Std Std

Rear View Mirror, Automatic

Std Std

Electronic Noise Reduction

Std Std

Warranty Full Service, 24 Months / Other Miles

Std Std

Paint, Gloss

Std Std

Airbag, Front

Std Std

Airbag, Side Curtain

Std Std

Airbag, Side

Std Std

Airbags, 10

Std Std

Airbags, Knee

Std Std

Front Fog Lights

Std Std

Head Restraints

Std Std

Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor

Std Std

Headlights, Xenon

Std Std

Hill Holder

Std Std

Isofix Preparation

Std Std

Lights, Daytime Running

Std Std

Low Tire Pressure Indicator

Std Std

Parking Distance Sensors, Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist Camera and Radar

Std Std

Passenger Assist Handles

Std Std

Roll Stability Control

Std Std

Seatbelts, Front

Std Std

Seatbelts, Rear

Std Std

Stabilitrak

Std Std

Theft Deterrent System

Std Std

Windshield Wipers, Variable Intermittent

Std Std

Rear Seats, Split Bench Split Folding

Std Std

Seat Upholstery, Synthetic Leather

Std Std

Seating, 5

Std Std

Seats, Dual Front 10-Way Power Heated Bucket

Std Std

Seat Upholstery/Color, Light Neutral Cloth with Leatherette and Ebony Accents

N/C N/C

Audio System, IntelliLink AM/FM Radio, Satellite Radio with Color Touch Screen

Std Std

Remote Audio Controls

Std Std

Six Speakers

Std Std

Power Steering

Std Std

Suspension, Macpherson Front w/ Coil Springs

Std Std

Spare Tire, Limited Use w/Steel Rim

Std Std

Tires, P225/60HR18 All Season BSW

Std Std

Wheels, 18" Alloy

Std Std

Wheels, Single Rear

Std Std
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Corrosion Warranty Miles
50000
Maintenance Warranty Months
none
Corrosion Warranty Months
48
Powertrain Warranty Miles
70000
Full Warranty Miles
50000
Powertrain Warranty Months
72
Full Warranty Months
48
Roadside Assistance Miles
70000
Maintenance Warranty Miles
none
Roadside Assistance Months
72
IIHS Best Pick
0
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
Not Rated
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
Not Rated
IIHS Front Small Overlap
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Side
Not Rated
IIHS Overall Side Crash
N/R
NHTSA Rating Overall
Not Rated
IIHS Rear Crash
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
Not Rated
IIHS Roof Strength
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rollover
Not Rated