2021 Buick Envision AWD EPA Fuel Economy Figures Released14
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released fuel economy figures for the 2021 Buick Envision with all-wheel-drive.
When equipped with a turbocharged GM 2.0L LSY four-cylinder engine, GM nine-speed automatic transmission and optional AWD, the 2021 Buick Envision has EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 22 mpg city, 29 mpg highway and 25 mpg combined. The EPA also estimates 2021 Buick Envision owners will spend around $1,350 a year on fuel.
The EPA has yet to release estimated fuel economy figures for the front-wheel-drive 2021 Buick Envision, but it’s likely the FWD version of the crossover will be a bit more efficient than the AWD model. Base-level 1SV trims are not available with AWD, but the Preferred, Essence, and Avenir trim levels will all offer it for a price premium. The range-topping Avenir model will also get an exclusive twin-clutch AWD system.
The standard 2.0L LSY engine in the Envision is rated at 230 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The redesigned crossover rides on the GM E2 platform, which is shared with the Cadillac XT4, and will be assembled at the GM Jinqiao plant in Shanghai, China. The vehicle is expected to arrive at U.S. and Canadian Buick dealers in early 2021 after order books for the crossover opened back in April.
General Motors has yet to confirm pricing for the 2021 Buick Envision, however they are expected to start at around $34,000 in the U.S. GM Authority previously uncovered the prices for certain configurations for the crossover, which indicated it will start at just over $34,000 for a Preferred trim level with the Comfort and Convenience Package and extend to at least $44,810 for an Avenir with the Technology Package 2 and a moonroof.
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The mileage data are about what I’d expect with this engine that has the Tri Power camshaft and active cylinder management.
Since the order books have opened, do dealers have more detailed information that prospective buyers can obtain?
It’s surprising that Buick of Shanghai didn’t try developing a hybrid variant of the 2021 Buick Envision by borrowing the hybrid module from Cadillac of Shanghai’s XT6 as mileage could be increased to near 40 mpg.
GM nailed the new Envision. Seems to be an extremely nice interior as well.
This comment isn’t really about this fantastic looking new Envision, but about MPG numbers in general. It is sad that nearly 30 years later, we can’t get any better MPG out of these new cars with all the tech, much smaller displacement engines and ridiculous number of gears. Yes, I know these cars are heavier than in the past due to safety regs and all, but come on. I was selling Buicks back in 1988 to 1995 and again at the same dealership from 2007 to 2010. The quite large and comfortable Park Avenue Ultra’s with the supercharged 3800 V6 would get 30+ MPG all day long on the highway. They would easily get 20 in town. The SC 3800 had HP and torque numbers on par with the engine in this Envision. Heck, I remember driving a used 1993 Cadillac DeVille demo. Driving that 4.9 V8 would get 26 to 28 highway! It just seems like they have hit a wall on getting anything much better than in the past.
You are absolutely correct.
You are missing the fact that people drive faster, with the lifting of the 55 MPH speed limit. Also what happened is emissions standards increased which means things like dual or even triple cats, and heavy metal fuel tanks and on-board vapor recovery evap systems nationwide.
You can’t compare EPA ratings either, the test method was changed multiple times, most recently in 2017, to account for things like higher speeds and hybrid vehicles.
Finally, a lot of it is just your feelings. The actual US fleet has gone up from 25 to 35 MPG over the last 15 years.
Even with 7.5 Billion people, I ain’t been thunk-up yet.
These SUV’s are all fine I guess but none of them have much capability. If they would make something below the Tahoe that had 5500-6000 pound towing capacity it would possibly be interesting to me, otherwise not. Then on top of that they have forsaken the off-road market.
Joe d: with a v8 or diesel, Yes base it off the Colorado chassis . maybe little shorter wb .Like down sized terverse or larger Arcadia and no 3rd row , for towing need to watch that the wb if it is too long like most 139″-145 ” wb ,can’t get into tight camp spots or driveway s to park trailers as for the envision like the old body style this one is to 5 door sedan look
I don’t see wheelbase as a problem. I’ve backed a 30’ Baja on a triple axle trailer into our driveway off a narrow 2 lane with a crew cab pickup.
Keep hearing that wheelbase is a reason for low tow rating. I understand to a point but think an Acadia sized vehicle should be good for 6000 lbs..
Biggest problem is that many of the folks that pull trailers really don’t know what they’re doing.
IMHO, this “silhouette” is going to be the corporate profile / shape of all global GM vehicle brands for the next 20 years.
Good-bye distinctive styling and design.
Hey DUMB GM will you ever make a proud Buick suv in AMERICA
Ask the UAW.
This car is better than Cadillac’s offering which is, I suppose, a risk with Buick. The design is probably the best Buick work in a generation. It’s like Benz meets Mazda and Subaru with very few tell tale GM cues.
I love it! Because it’s niche GM only needs one production line & that’s China where a majority will be sold.