Initially launched in 2016 in very few variants, model’s range was extended with a few more variants in 2017. One of the top trims version is called 2018 Buick Envision Premium II.
2018 Buick Envision Premium II – Minimal changes expected
In 2016, model debuted with 2 top trims along with 1 turbocharged powertrain. In 2017, model expanded the lineup with the addition of 2 lower trims and a front-wheels drive alternative. This crossover model looks fresh and is well equipped. 2018 model is expected to have minimal changes.
Buick Envision Premium II 2018 offers a design which is midway between Enclave and Encore. This handsome crossover will have a ribbed grille which will bear the maker’s brand badge in its middle and is perfectly placed between the well-shaped headlamps. Front bumper looks well placed and adds to the model’s attractive profile. Front fender is nicely sculpted. The swollen contour will continue from the base and then blend into rear wheels’ wells.
The Buick Envision Premium II 2018 features stylish interiors and attractive design. The controls are well arranged on the curvaceous dashboard with rich contours. The dashboard has a low position in order to provide improved forward visibility. Interiors in this 2018 version will have best in a class high-grade material which is expected to drive up the model price. The front seats are comfortable and well contoured. Generous leg room has been provided. The cargo capacity of a maximum 57.3 cubic feet being offered is mediocre with respect to the segment.
2018 Buick Envision Premium II – Power Below Hood
There will be 2 engine variants.
- Naturally aspirated 4-cylinder unit with a 2.5-liter capacity and power rating of 197 hp and 192 lb-ft. of torque. This will be coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission. An all-wheel drive variant will also be available.
- A turbocharged engine which is a 2.0-liter engine. The engine will deliver a power of 252 hp and a torque of up to 260 lb-ft. The base 2018 Buick Envision Premium II trim will be powered by this engine. An advanced 4-drive system will be available which will distribute the power between the wheels and the front to the rear. This powertrain will be able to deliver a mileage of over 22 mpg (for city and highway combined).
2018 Buick Envision Premium II – Expected Price and Availability
An upward change in price is expected. The base model will cost approximately $34,000 and Premium II version will cost around $45,000.
The 2018 Buick Envision Premium II should be available by the end of 2017.