Buick has a brand new entry-point for the model, the 2024 Envista. The brand new mannequin shares a lot with its mechanical twin, the Chevy Trax, together with a really low base value of lower than $24,000. However as you may see, it skips the normal crossover form for a extra coupe-like roofline.
Unsurprisingly, the Envista will get the Wildcat EV design language with a giant, frowning grille and scowling LED lights. In profile, it seems longer and decrease than the Encore GX, however not simply due to the roofline. It is much less cumbersome across the wheel arches, and the ends aren’t so blunt and bulbous.
Three trims can be found for the Envista, and so they have some design distinctions. The bottom trim is the Most well-liked, after which there are the ST and Avenir trims. The ST is pictured at prime with its darkish grille and black-painted fender flares, mirror caps and 18-inch wheels. The Avenir (pictured under) will get body-color trim and a shiny metallic grille and matching 19-inch wheels.
Inside, the Envista seems very very similar to the Encore GX. The sprint design is almost the identical, save for barely completely different upholstered panels and display surrounds. It has the identical 8-inch instrument show and 11-inch infotainment touchscreen. Trims get completely different topstitching, with the ST getting swoopy blue stitches, and the Avenir getting extra toned-down, extra geometric grey stitching. Cargo house is available in at 20.7 cubic toes behind the rear seats, and 42 cubes with them folded.
The Envista makes use of the Trax platform, and which means it comes with just one powertrain: a turbocharged 1.2-liter three-cylinder. It makes 136 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. The one transmission is a six-speed computerized, and it solely sends energy to the entrance wheels. Two suspension setups can be found, considered one of which is a straightforward torsion beam, and the second provides a Watts linkage. The latter comes on all Avenirs with 19-inch wheels.
As with Trax, pricing could be very inexpensive, with the bottom Most well-liked beginning at $23,495, together with vacation spot price. The ST rises to $25,195, and the Avenir tops the vary at $29,695. That places about $3,000 of house between the Envista and the Encore GX at each trim degree. Orders open for the Envista this summer season.