2018 Buick Envision Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Bronze Alloy Metallic
MSRP
$25,510 - $36,123
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MPG (up to)
22 City / 29 HWY
Horsepower
197-252
Seats
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How 2018 Buick Envision Ranks In Its Class

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#15
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#2
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#7
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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.7 Overall Score
Performance 3.7Comfort 4.1Styling 3.8Value 4.2

What's New

To keep its carpets cleaner, Buick now offers an optional all-weather floor liner in the 2018 Buick Envision. Otherwise, the SUV is unchanged from last year.

Buick Envision Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Base $25,510 - $29,365
Horsepower: 197 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Preferred $26,923 - $30,822
Horsepower: 197 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Essence $28,082 - $31,989
Horsepower: 197 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Premium $28,806 - $33,193
Horsepower: 252 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19" (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Premium II $31,324 - $36,123
Horsepower: 252 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19" (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

4.5
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1 star
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I hate this car so much.

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Its engine takes a long time to start this is very annoying and not what I bought the vehicle for. The design also is not very elegant, that looks of the car does not appeal very much too me. I do not believe I got what I payed for. The seats are also very hard and uncomfortable, I despise this car.

Steven R
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Wait for the 2019 model year so you can disable the Auto-Stop feature.

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I wish the trunk was a little bigger and I really don't care for the AutoStop where my car just decides to restart while sitting in a drive thru lane. But other than that I've been extremely happy with the vehicle. The Gas mileage is a great improvement over my previous vehicle.

Aimee Z
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Great gas mileage and rides great. It also looks good.

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I have had no problems with this car. I like this car including the back space for carrying items. It gets great gas mileage and handles well. It has 18” wheels, which I like. It handles well and is great to drive. . I also like the GPS system and the radio.

Donald B
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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$25,510 - $29,365
$26,923 - $30,822

Horsepower

Horsepower
197 (hp)
197 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L DOHC 4
2.5L DOHC 4
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
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Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 (in.)
40.9 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 (in.)
40 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.5 (in.)
37.5 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 (in.)
38.5 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
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Standard
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Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
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Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
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Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/60R18
P225/60R18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 (in.)
108.3 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.4 (ft.)
36.4 (ft.)

Length

Length
183.7 (in.)
183.7 (in.)

Width

Width
72.4 (in.)
72.4 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3755 (.lbs)
3755 - 3929 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
197 (hp)
197 (hp)

Torque

Torque
192 (ft. lbs.)
192 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - (.lbs)
- TBD - (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.3 (gal.)
17.3 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
26 (mpg)
25 (mpg)

City

City
22 (mpg)
22 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
29 (mpg)
28 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
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Standard
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ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Standard
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Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
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Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Side
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Roof Strength
G
Driver-side Overlap Front
G
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Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • StabiliTrak, stability control system with Traction Control
  • Daytime Running Lamps, LED signature lighting
  • Air bags single-stage driver and dual-stage front passenger frontal, driver and front passenger knee, front and rear seat-mounted side impact and roof-rail for outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bag, Passenger Sensing System sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector
  • OnStar and Buick connected services capable; EFFECTIVE WITH RETAIL SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model.)
  • Buick Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity which enables services such as, Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification, Buick Smart Driver, Marketplace and more; EFFECTIVE WITH SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Limitations apply. Not transferable. Standard connectivity available to original purchaser for ten years from the date of initial vehicle purchase for model year 2018 or newer Buick vehicles. See onstar.com for details and further plan limitations. Connected Access does not include emergency or security services. Availability and additional services enabled by Connected Access are subject to change.)
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Rear Park Assist, Ultrasonic
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and front passenger height-adjustable, includes pretensioners and load limiters
  • Teen Driver Mode
  • Door locks, child security, rear, electrical
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats in all rear seating positions
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Horn, dual-note
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Front and Rear Park Assist, Ultrasonic
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Following Distance Indicator
  • Safety Alert Seat, driver
  • Rear Vision Camera (Upgradeable to (UVH) Surround Vision when (KSG) Driver Confidence Package is ordered.) *
  • Automatic Park Assist, parallel and perpendicular; also includes Ultrasonic Front and Rear Park Assist

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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