Buick lately took the wraps off the 2024 Envista. This subcompact SUV will change the Encore because the model’s least-expensive automobile. Slotting under the Encore GX (which is getting a serious freshening for 2024), Envista would be the first mannequin to showcase Buick’s new design language and emblem. It would even be the final new product to make use of a gasoline engine as the corporate will transition to totally electrical autos by 2030.
Coming Quickly: 2024 Buick Envista
Styling sensible, lots of Envista’s design parts are callbacks to Buick’s Wildcat EV idea. The massive decrease grille and slim headlights comply with present automotive design tendencies. The slightly 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 may name it a Chinese language knockoff of a Lamborghini Urus, which is considerably ironic as this automobile is presently 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, nonetheless, Envista has much less cargo area.
Energy comes from the Encore GX’s 1.2-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine. On this utility, it can produce 136 horsepower, 162 lb-ft of torque, and pair with a 6-speed automated transmission. Entrance-wheel drive would be the solely configuration supplied. These wanting all-wheel drive might want to step as much as the Encore GX. GM-projected fuel-economy scores 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 screen actual property. The infotainment portion is 11 inches by itself, which Buick claims is the biggest within the phase. 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 normal. Blind-spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert and adaptive radar cruise management are additionally out there. Whereas the gear listing was not finalized as of this writing we count on these further security options to be normal on the flagship Envista Avenir trim and non-compulsory on the bottom Most popular and mid-line Sport Touring.
Pricing for the 2024 Buick Envista, together with vacation spot payment, ranges from $23,495 for the Most popular to $25,195 for the Sport Touring, and $29,695 for the Avenir. Manufacturing for the US-spec mannequin is predicted to begin in Could with preliminary retail delivers following this summer season.
When Buick launched the unique Encore greater than a decade in the past, we had been skeptical that such a automobile may make an impression in the marketplace. 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 appears like it can 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 out there.
2024 Buick Envista Gallery
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