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Car FYI’s 2024 Canadian Automotive Guide: Buick

Photo Credit: Buick/General Motors

2024 Product Lineup: Enclave, Encore GX, Envision, Envista

Overall Brand Impression: 

The Buick of 2024 is definitely not the upscale General Motors brand our grandparents had in their driveways back in the day. Going beyond the re-imagined badge presentation applied to their vehicles last year, Buick’s modern image invokes urban adventuring for youthful motorists. The 2024 product range consisting entirely of crossover vehicles includes a remodelled Encore GX as well as the all-new Envista.

What’s New for 2024: 

For 2024, three of the four products found in Buick’s lineup are either new or notably refreshed. Only Buick’s flagship Enclave remains largely unchanged for the new model year.

The biggest addition for 2024 is an all-new entry-level model called the Buick Envista. Selling for a base price starting at just under $30,000 in Canada, the 2024 Envista sharp and sleek small crossover design is complemented with outstanding standard amenities such as adaptive cruise control, heated seats and Buick’s QuietTuning system. Powered by a turbocharged 1.2-liter Ecotec engine, the new small sport utility vehicle is only offered as a front-wheel drive model. The Buick Envista takes over the position previously occupied by the base version of the Encore. 

Expected to arrive in spring of 2024, Buick’s Chinese-made Envision is receiving an extensive update in both style and technology. General Motors’ Super Cruise hands-free driver assistance system will be introduced to Buick customers with the 2024 Envision. Further details of the 2024 Buick Envision remains limited as of December of 2023 and recent reports indicate the renewed crossover’s release may be delayed.

For 2024, the Encore GX variant continues in a completely refreshed form. The all-new Envista as well as the redesigned Encore GX and Envision are shaped by the new corporate design language first exhibited with the Wildcat EV concept car featuring a forward-leaning hood and thin-beam headlight housings.

Buick pledged in June of 2022 the indication of incorporating an electric vehicle in their North American product range for 2024. As of late 2023, such a model is yet to materialize.

Highlight Models for 2024:

Photo Credit: Buick/General Motors

2024 Buick Envista Avenir ($34,730): As is the case with the other vehicles in the Buick lineup, the all-new 2024 Envista will include an Avenir trim level. The Buick Envista Avenir’s enhanced premium equipment includes special exterior styling touches including 19-inch aluminum wheels featuring a Pearl Nickel finish, power liftgate, Rainsense windshield wipers, moonroof and leather seats. Also standard on the Envista Avenir will be a Watts Link suspension system resulting in a superiorly quiet and stable ride for occupants.


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