Even if it’s hard to believe, Buick is bringing totally new and redesigned model just after huge redesign of it three years ago and it is 2016 Buick Verano.
Exterior and interior changes
When we take a look on new model we can see that it brings a lot of modern touches, lines and style. 2016 Buick Verano has suffered huge redesign compared to its predecessor. First of all, new model will be built on the new architecture. New platform is called Delta II platform (D2XX). Chevrolet Cruze and the second generation of Chevrolet Volt are also underpinned with this GM’s global platform. Some sources and spy photos are showing that new 2016 Buick Verano will have some similar lines and elements as Chevrolet Cruze, Buick Lacrosse, Opel Astra sedan and some others. This is an indicator how much effort has been invested by engineers to make one modern, stylish and competitive vehicle. New 2016 Buick Verano will have longer wheelbase compared to predecessor, so it will also have a bit more space inside the cabin. Exterior of new Buick’s model will suffer changes in every segment. Some will be more noticeable and some less. The major changes will be made on the front and rear side. On the front we will see redesigned and beautiful chrome front grille and new fog lights and headlights. Headlights will be a bit more elongated and those will be powered with LED daytime running lights. Front bumper will also be redesigned and it will have new round fog lights. On the rear end we will find new taillights, C-pillar rear glass and some new shape of exhaust pipes. We should also mention that with new model will also come with new alloy wheels models and sizes, as well as wider palette of exterior colors. When it comes to the interior of 2016 Buick Verano, it will be made with the latest standards of modern design and luxury. It will be equipped with the freshest and the most quality materials from Buick. Beside of these beautiful materials and some remarkable chrome details, new 2016 Buick Verano will be equipped with latest technological and safety features. Navigation system, new audio system, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, climate control, steering wheel control are just some of new features. All these new features will be controlled via large touch screen display.
2016 Buick Verano engine options
When it comes to the performances of the new model, there will be some nice news under the hood. New model will use two engines which are currently in use and there will be one new unit. 2016 Buick Verano will keep the same basic engine which will be 2.4 liter four cylinder unit. This engine is capable to produce approximately 180 horsepower. The other engine is one from the turbo trim and it is 2.0 liter turbo four. This turbo engine is capable to produce around 250 horsepower. Finally, the new engine which will be placed in this beauty is GM’s Ecotec 2.0 liter turbo engine, which is capable to reach up to 250 horsepower. New 2016 Buick Verano will come with front wheel drive.
Release date and expected price
When it comes to the release date of 2016 Buick Verano, there is nothing confirmed yet. According to some sources and speculations, new model should arrive in showrooms sometime in 2016. The expected price for the base model of this beautiful and stylish vehicle is approximately 30,000 dollars. The biggest competitors of 2016 Buick Verano will be Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, Acura ILX