What are the 2021 Buick Envision Trim Differences?

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The all-new 2021 Buick Envision deserves a proper introduction, and an examination of its three trims levels available to you, in regards to how they differ from each other. The Envision is an SUV that’s all about serving your needs, with capable utility, advanced technology, versatile space and more, making every day just that much easier with this brand-new Buick at your disposal. Starting from the base Preferred trim, through the mid-level Essence trim and highlighted at the top with the ultimate luxury trim Avenir, the 2021 Envision has a model for every driver here in Alliston. Follow along with us at Ernie Dean Chevrolet Buick GMC as we walk you through these 3 Envision trim levels and their differences!

*Prices are subject to change, with the following trims and features respective to the AWD models.


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Kicking things off to your introduction to this all-new Buick model is the base-level Preferred trim. From power to tech to convenience to safety, the Envision provides all for a perfect modern SUV experience. A 2.0L Turbo ECOTEC engine powers the way, matched to a 9-speed automatic transmission, and delivers 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. QuietTuning tech and the in-vehicle air ionizer look out for your ears and lungs, accommodating comfort on a multitude of levels. Advanced technology includes the 10-inch Buick infotainment system, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, and the Buick Driver Confidence Plus for the latest in safety assistance. Loading any gear inside is even easier thanks to the hands-free power liftgate, making your next trip to the store a breeze. The Preferred Envision might just be your preferred trim, even on its base level.

Highlighted features:

  • 2.0L Turbo ECOTEC engine
  • QuietTuning technology (with Active Noise Cancellation)
  • In-vehicle air ionizer (with air quality indicator)
  • Hands-free power liftgate
  • Buick Driver Confidence Plus
  • 10-inch Buick infotainment system
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay & Android Auto

Starting from $38,598* (*base price before freight, not including increases or taxes).

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The true essence of the Buick Envision just may exist in its mid-level Essence trim. For those who want more luxurious, convenience and tech features over the base-level Preferred but don’t require all of the glamour of the Avenir, the Essence exists in the perfect spot. The exterior boasts elegant 18-inch machined aluminum wheels with gorgeous accented Charcoal Metallic pockets. The interior provides a variety of new advanced convenience features to make your drive that much more enjoyable. A 8-inch multi-colour Driver Information Centre ensures you’re always in tune with your Envision. Memory settings for the driver seat and exterior rearview mirror remember your preferences, while heated rear outboard seats will ensure your back passengers are always riding in comfort. Get to know the essence of the Buick Envision with this accommodating mid-level trim level.

Preferred features, plus:

  • 18-inch machined aluminum wheels (with Charcoal Metallic pockets)
  • 8-inch multi-colour Driver Information Centre
  • Memory driver seat settings
  • Memory exterior rearview mirror settings
  • Heated rear outboard seating

Starting from $39,898* (*base price before freight, not including increases or taxes).

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Do you want an Envision on the absolute grandest scale possible? If so, then we have the trim for you, the first-ever Envision Avenir. The height of Buick luxury, a host of features found inside and out help separate this top level Envision from its lower trims. The exterior is highlighted by a signature grille and 20-inch aluminum wheels, complete with a Pearl Nickel finish. Settle into the driver-focused interior and be met with a heated steering wheel and 10-inch Buick infotainment system. Diamond-perforated Avenir quilting is found on the front seats for an elegant touch, while textured wood accents on the door panels create a uniformed luxury look. An Electronic Precision Shift offers up seamless performance while simultaneously cutting down on cabin clutter. Advanced technology includes the Rear Camera Mirror for an informed look behind you. Express your Envision love to the highest level in an Avenir.

Essence features, plus:

  • 20-inch aluminum wheels (with Pearl Nickel finish)
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Ventilated front seats
  • 10-inch Buick infotainment system (with navigation)
  • Head-up display
  • Wireless charging
  • HD Surround Vision
  • Front Park Assist

Starting from $44,898* (*base price before freight, not including increases or taxes).

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If you need some more help finding the perfect trim for you, whether that be on an Envision or any of the other Buick, GMC or Chevrolet models we happily stock, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. At Ernie Dean, we’re all about educating our customers and helping them learn all about any vehicle they’re interested in, rather than focusing on selling. For a unique dealership experience here in Alliston, come give us a visit, we look forward to seeing you!