New for 2017:Buick

Christian Wardlaw | Mar 07, 2017

Buick 2017 Model Overview

Buick’s big news for 2017 is the completely redesigned LaCrosse, a full-size sedan that benefits from significant enhancements over the car it replaces. Buick also fleshes out its new Envision crossover SUV lineup, adding more affordable variants powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. The popular Encore small SUV is also spruced up for 2017, while new Sport Touring versions of the Cascada convertible debut. Enclave and Regal models carry over in advance of redesigns for 2018, while the compact Verano takes its final breaths before discontinuation.


2017 Buick LaCrosse photo
Detailed changes for each 2017 Buick car and SUV model are shown on the pages that follow.

2017 Buick Cascada

  • Sport Touring trim level debuts
  • Cascada ST painted unique True Blue or Sport Red paint
  • ST trim adds unique 20-in. wheels, Black Magic interior trim, flat-bottom steering wheel, sport pedals
  • Get Sport Red paint and a Dark Effects treatment changes the appearance of the grille, wheels, and side mirrors, while adding red contrast stitching to the cabin

2017 Buick Enclave

  • Sport Touring trim level added to lineup
  • ST trim equips the SUV with Satin Black grille and wheel accents, 20-in. chrome wheels
  • ST trim offered only with White Frost, Crimson Red, and Ebony Twilight paint colors
  • Buick plans to redesign the Enclave soon, perhaps for the 2018 model year

2017 Buick Encore

  • Updated exterior styling; everything forward of the windshield is new
  • Upgraded interior with new dashboard, improved materials and colors
  • New IntelliLink infotainment system with frameless 8-in. touch-screen display, smartphone-projection technology
  • Improved keyless entry system with standard push-button engine starting
  • Enhanced 8-way adjustable driver’s seat for better comfort
  • New colors: White Frost, Black Cherry, Ebony Twilight

2017 Buick Envision

  • Lineup expands to include more affordable trim levels: standard, Preferred, and Essence are new, while Premium continues
  • Standard engine is now a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder; turbocharged 2.0-liter offered only for top Premium trim level
  • IntelliLink infotainment system gains Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone-projection technology
  • New Teen Driver technology helps parents to monitor how their children use the family vehicle
  • New color: Chili Red

2017 Buick LaCrosse

  • Completely redesigned for 2017
  • Longer, lower, wider, stronger, and lighter than the car it replaces
  • Standard, Preferred, Essence, and Premium trim levels
  • 310-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine with 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive is standard; new dual-clutch all-wheel-drive system is optional
  • Improved steering, braking, and suspension systems; optional continuous adaptive damping suspension with Touring and Sport modes
  • Latest version of IntelliLink infotainment system with 8-in. frameless touch-screen display, smartphone-projection technology, 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection
  • Standard Teen Driver and Rear Seat Reminder technologies; available massaging front seats, full-speed-range adaptive cruise control, packages of driver-assistance and collision-avoidance systems

2017 Buick Regal

  • New Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone-projection capability
  • New colors: Graphite Gray, Black Cherry, Pepperdust

2017 Buick Verano

  • Turbocharged 4-cylinder engine is discontinued, along with its available manual gearbox
  • Reduced number of trim levels
  • Reduced number of paint colors
  • Verano is discontinued after a short 2017 model-year run

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