Updated at: 06-08-2023 - By: micdot

Buicks are a newly popular choice for car buyers. They can be found in the SUV and Crossover categories, and they offer some of the most clever features in the industry.

If you’re looking for a reliable car with an upscale feel and tons of storage space, Buicks are worth a look!

Types of Buick SUVs

Buick Encore

Buick Encore

The Buick Encore is a compact SUV aimed at families and city dwellers. It has clever storage options, as well as entertainment features for kids (like touchscreen controls). Its 8-way power seat is also great for long road trips. The Encore’s engine can be linked to a stop-start system, making it very fuel efficient.

The Buick Encore has a turbo engine 2.0L with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The engine is designed to give you great fuel economy and acceleration. The vehicle also features rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, traction control, electronic stability system, and hill assist control. The Encore will go from 0-60 MPH in 7.8 seconds which may not be impressive but it isn’t too bad for a compact SUV.

The interior includes heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, navigation system, backup camera, and satellite radio. The sunroof is optional on the Encore.

It has lots of room & some modern conveniences, such as heated seats & a touch screen display. If you’re looking for a reliable vehicle that’s also family-friendly, the Encore is an excellent choice.

Buick Envision

Buick Envision


The sleek Buick Envision is the brand’s first sport utility vehicle. It has elements of the classic sedan, but also provides the space and reliability you need for your family on long trips. The Envision is available with all-wheel drive, which makes it a great choice if you live in areas that get very heavy snow.

The Envision’s 2.5L four-cylinder engine can be linked to a nine-speed automatic transmission. It goes from 0-60 MPH in 7.8 seconds, which makes it pretty quick for an SUV of this class. The vehicle also has rear cross traffic alert, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control.

The SUV is also available with leather interior options. Buick has really outdone itself with the sleek design of the Envision. It’s definitely worth a look if you need to replace your aging car.

Buick Regal

Buick Regal

The Buick Regal is a mid-size model that has both impressive handling and passenger space for its class. It’s also one of the first models to offer Apple CarPlay compatibility, which makes it easier than ever for drivers to access music and other digital media. The spacious trunk on the Regal is also a convenient feature for owners.

The Regal has a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is linked to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle goes from 0-60 MPH in 6.8 seconds, which is very impressive for a mid-size model of this class. It also has rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, and active steering assist.

The touchscreen is available with next generation Buick IntelliLink technology. It also has heated front seats as an option.

The Regal’s trunk can hold up to 15 cubic feet of your belongings! That makes it a much more practical choice than most mid-size models. It’s also pretty fuel-efficient, getting up to 25 MPG on the highway.

Buick Verano

Buick Verano

The Buick Verano is a luxury vehicle with a sleek design that’s easy to maintain and park in crowded cities. The base model is very efficient for its class, but it has cramped passenger space. However, if you upgrade to the more expensive model, then your passengers will be very comfortable.

The Verano has a turbo four-cylinder engine that is linked to an eight-speed automatic transmission. It goes from 0-60 in 7 seconds, which isn’t bad for a luxury vehicle of this class. The SUV also includes cross traffic alert, driver mood alert, and lane departure warning.

The interior includes dual-zone climate control, touchscreen display with next generation Buick IntelliLink technology, navigation system, and satellite radio. The vehicle is also available with heated and ventilated front seats.

Buick Cascada

Buick Cascada

Buick has the Cascada which is a nice SUV for people who like to have a lot of fun. The car can go from 0-60 MPH in 6.2 seconds, and it has 17 inch wheels with low profile 195/55R17 tires. It also features four-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, traction control, and stability control.

The vehicle includes a sunroof, heated front seats, air suspension, satellite radio, navigation system, and dual-zone climate control. For those who wish to customize their Cascada there is an options package which allows you to add features like new wheels or a full body kit. The base price for the Cascada is $28,995 without options and fees.

People that don’t like the Cascada have said that it doesn’t drive good in inclement weather and the transmission jerks when accelerating.

Buick Regal TourX

Buick Regal TourX

The Buick Regal TourX  is an interesting & unique vehicle. It’s the first car in its class with four doors, which makes it very convenient for families. The TourX also has a nice feel & some unique features that you might not find elsewhere.

The TourX has an EPA estimated fuel economy of 21 MPG in the city and 28 MPG on the highway. However, it’s important to note that these ratings are calculated for a front-wheel drive model. Considering this vehicle features all-wheel drive as well, we should see slightly lower fuel economy ratings. If you’re seeking a midsize crossover, then you should take a look at the TourX. It also comes with standard Apple CarPlay which is nice.

Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave

The Buick Enclave has everything you’d want in an SUV! It’s sleek and durable, comes with tons of storage options & entertainment features (like touch screens and DVD players), and even has a built-in vacuum for times when you need to clean up the mess. Anyone looking for a stylish, spacious SUV would be happy with an Enclave.

It’s one of the most spacious models on the road, measuring 74 inches in height. The Enclave can seat up to six adults in a spacious cabin, and it also has an available third-row seat.

It has three rows of seating, meaning you can fit up to eight passengers comfortably. The Enclave also includes plenty of useful features and nice design elements like rear seats that fold down completely.

Buick Grand National

Buick Grand National

The 1983 Grand National was the first car to introduce the world of Buick cars as high-performance. It had a 3.8 liter turbocharged V6 engine that, with traction control and limited slip differential, pushed 189 hp at 4400 rpm and 270 lbf·ft (366 N·m) at 2200 rpm. The 0–60 time was 6.7 seconds, which is still good for today’s cars. With its 240 km/h top speed and quarter mile in 15.1 seconds (at about 104 mph), the Grand National must have been a force to be reckoned with on America’s roads.

It has more than enough torque to get it off the line, and although it may not go very fast, the power is perfectly fine at high speeds. The car itself weighs in at 1791 kg (3188 lbs), which isn’t bad for a new car with all of its safety features.

The Grand National comes stock with a four-speed automatic transmission, unlike most other cars (such as Camaros and Firebirds) that have five-speed manuals as standard.

Buick Park Avenue

Buick Park Avenue

If you want a larger SUV, the Park Avenue is an excellent choice. It’s very luxurious and offers tons of comfort for its passengers. This vehicle has great safety features, so there’s never any doubt about your family’s security.

The Park Avenue is equipped with OnStar, which comes with a variety of different features. The audio system includes six speakers and an AM/FM radio in the base model, plus XM Radio when you upgrade to premium trim.

It has an electronic ride control system, giving you fully adjustable shocks that can sense how the vehicle’s weight is distributed and adjust themselves accordingly.

It has a standard 3.5 liter V6 engine that gives you lots of power, making it perfect if you plan to tow something or go off-roading in your new SUV. This engine is coupled with a four-speed automatic transmission. The Park Avenue can hold up to seven passengers (or five comfortably), making it a good choice if you have a larger family.

Buick LaCrosse

Buick LaCrosse

The Buick LaCrosse is another stylish, modern SUV with plenty of nice features. The LaCrosse offers a smooth ride & some high-tech safety features. The LaCrosse comes in four trims: Enclave, Premiere, Essence, & Essence Premier.

The LaCrosse has been named one of the best new cars by multiple publications. It has a 3.6 liter V6 that gives you plenty of power and gets great gas mileage (19/27 mpg). The steering is very accurate, making it a fun & safe car to drive.

The LaCrosse seats up to five passengers and has ample cargo capacity for your groceries or luggage. The 2510 kg (5500 lbs) weight capacity can also haul larger items if you plan on using your SUV as the family truckster.

Buick Enclave Avenir

Buick Enclave Avenir

The Buick Enclave is a large 3-row crossover SUV. It’s available as either a regular or extended wheelbase model and provides seating for up to 8 people. The Enclave comes with a 290hp V6 engine. It is currently ranked as the 2nd best selling crossover in America and top seller for Buick.

The Enclave is the largest vehicle in its class and one of the biggest vehicles you can drive on public roads. It also comes outfitted with standard AWD, so it’s great for all conditions, especially bad weather.

The interior is offers a lot of space, so everyone will feel comfortable. There are seats available for 3rd row passengers which fold down to allow for the maximum amount of storage space.

As far as the price, you are looking at about $53,800.

Buick Encore FWD/AWD

Buick Encore

The Buick Encore is an entry-level crossover SUV. It’s available as either a FWD or AWD version and can be had with one of 2 engine options–a 138horsepower 4-cylinder or 180hp V4 engine. Both engines are mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission system.

The interior is very simple, yet comfortable, featuring power front seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. In addition, there is an available first-in-class dual 7″ LED screen infotainment system.

The Encore comes outfitted with the latest Buick technology systems including a standard rear camera, remote start and satellite radio which works even if the vehicle isn’t running.

Buick Envision FWD/AWD

Buick Envision

The Buick Envision has a unique design with sweeping lines that give it a bold look. It’s available as either a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive version. The standard engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission system.

Buick has announced that the Envision will receive an all new 3.6L V6 turbocharged gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine in the near future which will improve reliability and fuel economy.

There is also an available first-in-class dual 7″ touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It’s very luxurious, especially considering that it’s considered a mid-size SUV.

Pros and Cons of Buicks

Pros and Cons


  • Precise all-wheel drive system with front wheel traction control
  • Quiet, comfortable ride on busy roads
  • Excellent interior with lots of legroom and cargo space for passengers and cargo
  • Standard safety features including rearview camera and lane departure warning
  • Multiple engine options, each with a high-performance feel


  • Not the best fuel economy option on the market (although this can be an advantage to many consumers)
  • Not very powerful, especially in the base models


Are Buicks electric?

No. Currently Buick only produces gas-powered vehicles. However, they do have some hybrid models currently in the works which should be released sometime next year. It’s not confirmed whether or not these models will be available for sale in Canada.

Are Buicks reliable?

Buick has been around since 1899 and is an American corporation that is a part of the General Motors group. All their cars are produced in America, giving them better quality control than most other car companies. Buick also provides a 3-year 24000km warranty on all its vehicle.

Are Buicks good in the snow?

They have all-wheel drive on most models and a responsive traction control system which provides excellent grip on snowy roads.  However, if you want something even better, check out the Subaru Outback. It’s arguably the best vehicle for winter driving conditions.


Buicks are good options for those who want big vehicles with comfortable interiors and luxurious features. They have many choices in engines, so you can get the perfect one for your needs. Hopefully you can find one that suits your needs!