The 2017 Buick Envision SUV’s Excellent Safety Ratings

December 20th, 2016 by

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Benefiting from the finest minds in automotive engineering and the latest driver assistance technologies, the 2017 Buick Envision experienced no problems bringing home top-of-the-line safety ratings. Both the NHTSA and the IIHS provided favourable verdicts after exhaustive crash-testing was carried out. Needless to say, the Envision should be at the top of your compact SUV list if peace of mind is a priority.

Top Safety Ratings

2017 Buick Envision safetyThe NHTSA and the IIHS are both responsible for putting each new model that enters the North American marketplace through a rigorous series of crash tests to determine which boast the kind of safety demanded by the everyday driver. The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) subjects models to rollover, front crash, and side crash simulations. The 2017 Buick Envision AWD compact SUV has earned a five-star overall vehicle score – a high rating that every Buick model has netted for two consecutive model years or more.

The IIHS (Insurance Insititute for Highway Safety) are even more exact, demanding a top rating of ‘Good’ across each of the following categories:

  • Small overlap front

  • Moderate overlap front

  • Side

  • Roof strength

  • Head restraints & seats

Duncan Aldred, Vice President of Global Buick Sales, Service, and Marketing, stated that earning “…top ratings from some of the industry’s most important safety organizations validates not only the excellence of the Envision, but further builds the Buick brand’s reputation as a leader in safety and quality.”

Envision Safety Technology

The outstanding safety ratings earned by the 2017 Buick Envision are partly down to its expertly-worked body, but there’s also a wide array of safety technologies that come together to augment your awareness of the world around you, warn you of potential danger, and even step in to prevent a collision from occurring. These technologies include:

  • Standard Rear Vision Camera

  • Standard Ultrasonic Rear Park Assist

  • Optional Automatic Park Assist

  • Optional Forward Collision Alert with Front Automatic Braking

  • Optional Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning

  • Optional Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

  • Optional Surround Vision

The 2017 Buick Envision is a Top Safety Pick!

Few models, even in the intensely competitive compact SUV segment, can combine top-tier safety technologies with unparalleled crash-test scores quite like the 2017 Buick Envision. To explore the vehicle further, don’t hesitate to pay a visit to Westridge Buick GMC today. We can be found at 2406 50th Ave in Lloydminster, AB!

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