Buick Strengthens Premium SUV Lineup with 2021 Envision

Customers seeking Buick’s styling and refinement within the industry’s most popular segments will have another fresh choice when the 2021 Envision arrives early next year.

“The all-new 2021 Envision is part of Buick’s strategy to grow its family of premium SUVs,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president, Global Buick and GMC. “It joins the new 2020 Encore GX, which offers safety, functionality and styling tailored around the size and space preferences of today’s small and compact SUV buyers.”

The new Envision will also be purposefully contented with standard active safety technologies, such as:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking*
  • Front Pedestrian Braking*
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning*
  • Forward Collision Alert*
  • Following Distance Indicator*
  • Rear Park Assist*
  • Safety Alert Seat*
  • HD Rear Vision Camera*

Additionally, the new Envision will offer available safety and driver assistance technologies that are important to today’s SUV buyers, including:

  • Enhanced Automatic Parking Assist*
  • HD Surround Vision*
  • Front Park Assist*
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert*
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert*
  • Head-up Display
  • Rear Camera Mirror*

“The design of and technology in the all-new Buick Envision are sure to be a hit in today’s growing premium SUV market,” said Helen Emsley, executive director, Global Buick Design. “The 2021 Envision will be lower and wider, with premium proportions and a striking design.”

Buick’s popular premium Avenir trim will be available on the 2021 Envision for the first time.

“Engineers at our Canadian Technical Centre played a critical role in the 2021 Envision active safety technologies such as Lane Keep Assist and Front and Rear Park Assist. With our CTC sites in Oshawa, Markham and Kapuskasing, General Motors has the largest automotive software engineering workforce in Canada,” said Michael MacPhee, Buick Canada Brand Director.

The 2021 Envision will also offer Buick’s first available 10-inch diagonal touchscreen infotainment system, and it will include access to in-vehicle apps such as such as Amazon Alexa® built-in1, Spotify®4 and Audiobooks®5 with an in-vehicle data plan. Projection features Apple CarPlay®2 and Android Auto™3 capability will also be included.

The Envision will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo engine and a nine-speed transmission.

More details for the Envision, including for its Avenir trim, will be revealed later this year.

About Buick in Canada

Buick is an international modern luxury brand offering vehicles with sculpted designs, luxurious interiors and thoughtful personal technologies, along with responsive-yet-efficient performance. Buick is attracting new customers with its portfolio of award-winning luxury models in North America and China. Learn more about Buick cars and crossovers at, on Instagram @buickcanada, Twitter @BuickCanada or at   

*Safety or driver assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.

1 Requires the OnsStar Basic Plan or Remote Access Plan. Service availability, features and functionality is subject to limitations and varies by vehicle, infotainment system and location. Select service plan required. Certain Alexa Skills require account linking to use. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon, Inc. or its affiliates. See for additional details.

2 Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. Siri, iPhone and Apple Music are trademarks for Apple Inc, registered in the U.S. and other countries.

3 Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running AndroidTM 5.0 or higher. Data plan rates apply. Android Auto is a trademark of Google LLC.

Customers can visit on their smartphone, tablet or computer to purchase a Premium 4Spotify subscription. Requires premium subscription to use Spotify. Visit on your smartphone, tablet or computer to purchase a Premium Spotify subscription. Available only on vehicles equipped with an IOS, IOU or IOT infotainment system. Spotify and the green circle design are registered trademarks of Spotify AB.

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