For all those who love dynamic drive, we have great news. The next generation of Buick compact sedan’s is ready to debut. It is a 2016 Buick Verano.
Changes and design of exterior
2016 Buick Verano has already been presented to the world at Auto Shanghai 2015. From what we’ve seen, it will show many changes and innovations. For starts, we must say that it looks pretty amazing. It will share the same platform as future Opel Astra and Chevrolet Cruze. This architecture is named Delta II platform. Therefore, it will have some similarities with these models, considering its design. New Buick will be a bit larger than the current model. It will have longer wheelbase and a lower roofline. The front end of the vehicle will be also refreshed. We will notice redesign waterfall grille and new horizontal head lamps. They will be in a shape of wing and equipped with LED daytime running lights. The taillights will be also revamped and larger. They will use LED technology too. It will get 17-inch ten-spoke alloy wheels. All in all, looking from the outside, 2016 Buick Verano will look elegant and attractive.
Design of interior
When it comes to interior design of 2016 Buick Verano, we can expect only the best. The comfort will be on the highest level. The cabin will be luxurious and equipped with many safety and infotainment features. It will be able to accommodate five passengers. Since it will ride on larger platform, we can expect it to be more spacious than before. Some of the features will be 3G, Wi-Fi, AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo, audio system with six speakers, a 7-inch touch screen, USB etc.
Engines and transmission
2016 Buick Verano will be powered with several types of engine. The one option is a 1.5-liter EcoTec four-cylinder turbocharged engine with direct injection. It is able to produce 166 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The other option is a 2.4-liter direct-injected four-cylinder engine. It can make 180 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. It could also be powered with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four cylinder engine. This engine will deliver up to 250 horsepower. The power will be sent to front wheels. As for the transmission, it will be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.
Release date and price of 2016 Buick Verano
2016 Buick Verano should hit the market sometime in the end of 2015, if the rumors are correct. As for the price, it is expected to be around $25,000 for the base model.