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The Buick brand serves as a sort of midlevel brand that offers much of the luxury feel that you get from Cadillac but with a lower price. Thanks to the addition of the eAssist mild hybrid system to several vehicles in the lineup, Buick offers both power and fuel efficient models with a long list of standard amenities from base model to the top of the range.

By Mary Conway on February 4, 2024 - 8:06PM
GM is making OnStar standard equipment on all vehicles as it fights to beat the competition. See when it starts and what is included.
By Mary Conway on November 28, 2023 - 9:48PM
GM is recalling 60,000 2024 Chevy Trax, 2024 Buick Encore GX and 2024 Buick Envista because their instrument panels can go blank while the vehicles are being driven.
By Mary Conway on October 15, 2023 - 5:43PM
GM wants a number of automakers to share software to save money in research and development.
By Mary Conway on April 19, 2023 - 11:03PM
The 2024 Envista will be Buick's new entry level model, replacing the Encore. It will be attractive, yet affordable, giving buyers a real choice when looking for a new vehicle.
By Justin Hart on April 5, 2023 - 5:24AM
General Motors has either just made a brilliant product design decision, or they’ve just set themselves up for a huge failure, all in an attempt to extract more money from their consumers. I am strongly of the opinion that it is the latter. What is this probable debacle GM is heading toward? Read on to find out.
By James Walker on June 6, 2022 - 12:32PM
Striking new concept shows off Buick's new design direction as it transitions to an all-electric portfolio.
By Mary Conway on June 1, 2022 - 8:22PM
Buick showcases the new face and logo for future Buick models. Buick plans a new Electra EV SUV by 2024.
By Armen Hareyan on October 19, 2021 - 12:59PM
Although Buick Encore GX sounds like one of the trims of the Encore SUV, it is actually a separate car, which was introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2019, and made its debut in early 2020 for the 2020 model year. This week Torque News is reviewing the 2022 Encore GX Essence trim, which sits between the smaller Buick Encore and the midsize Buick Envision.
By Carl Malek on October 13, 2021 - 12:06PM
General Motors is preparing to unleash an army of electric vehicles into the marketplace but while Chevy, Hummer, and GMC have all made their intentions known, we have not heard much from Buick. That's now changed, with the Buick brand releasing a brief teaser of one of its upcoming EVs.
By Armen Hareyan on May 27, 2021 - 10:33PM
The 2021 Buick Envision will leverage safety equipment and more assertive styling to attract buyers to this popular segment.
By Mary Conway on January 24, 2021 - 9:08PM
The 2022 Buick Enclave is adding a luxury trim package but it's little brother the 2021 Envision is all-new. See the new faces of the Buick lineup.
By Armen Hareyan on September 23, 2020 - 11:23AM
Buick Encore is getting some volume in 2020 under the Encore GX trim, but that doesn't mean the current Buick Encore is going to disappear. In fact, Buick plans to market the two variants side by side for some time.
By John Goreham on July 28, 2020 - 10:51AM
The compact crossover market has exploded with new models. Many are quite good. Almost none that we have tested pack the features that the 2020 Encore GX does for its price point. Here's a list of what makes it special.
By Patrick Rall on May 5, 2020 - 10:40AM
This Buick Grand National is quite a work of automotive art, featuring a supercharged Hellcat Hemi, a Ford differential, Tesla brakes, a variety of Chevrolet parts and a long list of aftermarket upgrades that make this one of the most unique GM G-body cars we have ever seen.
By Armen Hareyan on September 28, 2019 - 11:59AM
Buick Enclave had a complete redesign in 2018 coming with a new body style. But in the 2020 model this crossover SUV received some minor updates, which are mainly tech related. Dealers and owners say this the 2020 Buick Enclave is Buick's best and most reliable SUV.
By Eric Way on September 18, 2019 - 11:09AM
GM plans to use Google's Android operating system in their cars. This change could significantly improve the electric vehicle driving experience.
By John Goreham on July 10, 2019 - 12:51PM
The 2020 Buick Enclave has two trims with standard massaging back seats. Here's why you might like that.
By John Goreham on April 10, 2019 - 1:39PM
Two GM premium crossovers are ganging up on the Lexus NX to rival its sales volume.
By Mary Conway on November 3, 2018 - 9:44PM
Buick prides itself on having all the bells and whistles to make family life easier. Now, Buick is adding Yelp Reservations so drivers can easily make reservations at restaurants right from their vehicle's touchscreen.
By Mary Conway on August 8, 2018 - 11:30PM
Buick is now giving drivers the ability to pay for their gasoline by pushing a button on their infotainment screen. No need for credit card or cash, just push the button and start pumping.
By Mary Conway on August 1, 2018 - 11:19PM
While other auto companies may be eliminating most of their sedans, Buick is giving one of their new 4-door sedans the luxury treatment. Buick has made an important discovery.
By Dean McManis on July 12, 2018 - 11:18AM
Velite 6 and Enspire definitely could be comeback vehicles for Buick in the United States.
By Al Castro on July 10, 2018 - 2:21AM
GM’s race for 20 electric cars by 2023 is underway with two concept cars that most likely will go into production. They’re both Chinese Buicks, for now, one is a wagon, the other, an SUV with the potential to become something so much more.
By Mary Conway on July 2, 2018 - 11:11PM
While other auto companies are abandoning many of their sedans, the Buick LaCrosse is adding another trim level. Buick is determined to go bumper-to-bumper with the European sedans in the battle over the luxury sedan market.
By Mary Conway on April 18, 2018 - 8:50AM
Buick just unveiled what appears to be the perfect SUV for America. Unfortunately, it debuted in China and no word if it is heading for the U.S.
By Armen Hareyan on April 10, 2018 - 5:16PM
Torque News readers may know that Buick's Velite 6 electric vehicle and the concept electric SUV Enspire designed by GM Pan-asia centre are headed to the Beijing Internaltional Auto Show with the release date of April 25. US EV owners say GM should bring them to the United States too.
By Patrick Rall on November 21, 2017 - 5:45PM
The 2017 Buick Encore AWD Sport Touring sits in the middle of the model range, but this small SUV looks more like a premium package inside and out, with a price in the low $30k range and end-of-year discounts which will cut that number down into the 20s.
By Armen Hareyan on November 16, 2017 - 11:47AM
Two weeks ago I test drove the Chevy Bolt from a local Chevrolet dealership in Hickory, NC. My impressions are very positive and it could well be my next car as I am thinking to purchase an electric vehicle to be our next car. But I felt something and I asked other Bolt owners about this driving experience and they agreed with me.
By Denis Flierl on October 29, 2017 - 8:07AM
A report by Consumer Reports lists 3 new models to avoid. There’s new Subaru, Buick and GMC models they say to stay away from.
By Jeff Schneider on September 10, 2017 - 5:42PM
The auto industry has now grudgingly accepted that battery-electric cars will make up some portion of the world's new vehicles in years to come.
A milestone in that trend has come today, in news from China.