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2016 Buick Verano

At a Glance

Pricing $21,065 - $28,670
Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.0l I4 T, 2.4l I4
Transmissions A6, M6
Fuel Economy 20-21 (city), 30-32 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 64

Overview Information

The Buick Verano is a small front-wheel-drive sedan that serves as the entry-level vehicle for the Buick brand. With dimensions that are six inches shorter and 2 inches narrower than the Regal, the Verano could be smallest new Buick sedan since the Skyhawk of the eighties. The Verano is powered by a fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine, which is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Verano will be offered with a variety of options and trim levels. Buick has named the Lexus IS and Audi A3 as competitors, but the more powerful rear-wheel-drive Lexus and the all-wheel-drive wagon A3 are far more specialized.

Official Word:

Buick unveiled 2016 LaCrosse, Regal and Verano Sport Touring (ST) models today - sedans with distinctive exterior cues designed to set them apart from the pack. Each features special 18-inch wheels with machined faces and black "pockets," and a rear spoiler. They join the Enclave Tuscan Edition and recently announced Encore Sport Touring as special models expanding Buick's lineup with more design-focused choices. "Buick is reaching an all-new generation of customers by reinventing itself in terms...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Verano 2.4l I4 (180-bhp) A6 FWD 21/32/26 56 $21,065
Verano Convenience 2.4l I4 (180-bhp) A6 FWD 21/32/26 56 $23,480
Verano Leather 2.4l I4 (180-bhp) A6 FWD 21/32/26 56 $26,505
Verano Premium 2.0l I4 T (250-bhp) M6 FWD 20/31/25 64 $28,670
Verano Premium 2.0l I4 T (250-bhp) A6 FWD 21/30/25 64 $28,670