With everyday progress of innovations, car industry must react fast and implement all new features to improve fuel economy, comfort, infotainment and complete impression about the vehicles. That’s why some companies are launching new model without big pause. So it is going to be with new Buick Anthem. Crossover was already powerful and stylish, but now it should be upgraded in 2017 Buick Anthem. Buyers will be surprised with new SUV, which includes two types of engines and many stylish tweaks. That will be shown in price, which is going to rise, but new Anthem will remain compatible with their main rivals.
2017 Buick Anthem powertrains
As we already mentioned, new 2017 Buick Anthem will get the power from two types of engines. Base unit is 2.5-l 4-cylinder unit with 16 valves, which is capable to deliver 200 hp and around 190 lb-ft of torque. Engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox with an option for manual shifting. Same transmission is installed with second option, and it is 2.0-l V6 drivetrain. More powerful unit can burst 300 horses and 250 pound-feet of torque. More power has its price and it is fuel consumption. Base models will be more economical than units with V6 drivetrain.
2017 Buick Anthem styling
Visual appearance of the 2017 Buick Anthem will be refreshed, and no radical changes are included. First that we can notice is new grille, which boosts appearance at the front. Except this revisit, designers are launching new LED lights, which replace old headlamps. Under these we have fog lights, which also implements LED lamps. Slightly modified lines on the roof and hood improve aerodynamic, and also exterior design, as well as 17-inch alloy wheels. Tail lights are reshaped. Interior is also better than before, with 12V socket, navigation, display for cameras and new audio system. Safety features are also revisited, but so far, Buick doesn’t want to share information about these products.
2017 Buick Anthem release date
With known information, without confirmation from company, we guess 2017 Buick Anthem could be priced near $30,000, which is margin for crossovers of same class. Finally, launch of this model, which suffer slight changes are expected late in 2016.