2018 Buick Encore

The 2018 Buick Encore is a subcompact SUV that is based on the same platform as the mainstream Chevrolet Trax. Positioned as a near-luxury model, the Encore features niceties like available dual-zone climate control, heated steering wheel and leather seating. It also features extensive sound-deadening material to provide more road isolation on the highway. Second-row legroom and cargo space are aligned with the segment, meaning fairly small. Luckily, Buick offers the larger midsize Envision and full-size Enclave in their SUV…

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2018 Buick LaCrosse

The 2018 Buick LaCrosse is Buick’s full-size sedan that competes in the near-luxury class. Pricing starts at an MSRP of $29,565. It offers ideal transport for relaxed cruising along the interstate. Shoppers seeking the comfortable ride of a traditional Buick should stick with the smaller wheel options, as the larger ones improve handling but impact ride quality. Overall, the 2018 Buick LaCrosse offers a very complete package for shoppers seeking a subtly stylish luxurious sedan.

2018 Buick Enclave

The 2018 Buick Enclave is the brand’s fullsize three-row luxury SUV. Fresh off a full redesign, its styling inside and out has been refined and efficiency has improved. For shoppers looking for something a little more formal than mainstream offerings like the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, or Chevy Traverse, the Enclave is a stylish choice that’s larger than many of its premium competition. Prices start at an MSRP of $39,995. Pros: Nice Styling. Quiet &Comfortable Interior, Packed With Features Cons:…

2018 Buick Regal Sportback

The 2018 Buick Regal is a totally redesigned model that serves up style and practicality in an upscale package. Priced from a starting MSRP of $24,990, the Regal Sportback evokes the style of the far more expensive Audi A7 and is a compelling alternative to high-end versions of mainstream sedans like the Honda Accord or Subaru Legacy.

Luxury Brand Sales in October 2017

Wow, Lexus and BMW were neck and neck in October sales! Even closer were Audi and Buick, just a few hundred units difference. Mercedes-Benz numbers includes 2,446 van sales, when we remove those the monthly tall comes out to 29,623, still well ahead of second place BMW. So, what is Mercedes-Benz doing so right to be this far ahead? A combination of a robust SUV lineup and its push downmarket with the CLA and GLA have postured the brand to…

Finding Buick

In recent years Buick has experience most of its success with its SUVs, then large three-row Enclave and the compact Encore. For 2017, the Envision was introduced to slot in between the two. While its sedan sales have been tepid overall, SUVs have carried the brand. For 2018 the popular Enclave receives its first major redesign since being introduced back in 2008. Building upon the design first seen on the Avenir concept and then on the 2017 Lacrosse full-size sedan,…