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Buick reworks its image, again
Buick reworks its image, again

Buick's decades-long makeover from purveyor of land yachts to Euro-inspired value-luxe brand is mostly working. But, as we saw at last week's New York auto show, the brand's long-term strategy has us scratching our heads. It may be a case of too much, too quick—or it may be just what Buick...Read More»

2018 Buick Regal TourX
2018 Buick Regal video preview

Are the days of the four-door sedan numbered? Take a look at the Buick stand at the New York Auto Show and you might ask the same question—especially when you go looking for the new Regal sedan. Instead, for 2018, Buick has this pair of mid-size, five-seat cars. One's a hatchback, and one's a...Read More»

2018 Buick Enclave
2018 Buick Enclave video preview

When you think of Buick, you probably think of big, plush sedans. But it's crossover SUVs that have resurrected the brand here in the U.S. And now it's time for Buick's best-selling vehicle to be renewed. At the 2017 New York Auto Show, the world got its first look at the 2018 Buick Enclave. MORE...Read More»

J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Customer Service Index Study
Buick, Lexus top service satisfaction study, while Fiat, Land Rover bring up the rear

Another month, another survey from J.D. Power. The firm's 2017 U.S. Customer Service Index examined how satisfied (or unsatisfied) vehicle owners and lessees were after taking their cars in for service. The brand-by-brand rankings probably won't surprise you, but let's take a look anyway. To gather...Read More»

Teaser for 2018 Buick Enclave debuting at 2017 New York auto show
The 2018 Buick Enclave is almost here

Ahead of its big family crossover's formal debut next month at the New York auto show, Buick has given us a little hint of what's to come for the 2018 Enclave. The Enclave is the last remaining three-row crossover in parent company General Motors' lineup to be redesigned. Just a year ago, the...Read More»

2017 Buick LaCrosse
2017 Buick LaCrosse recalled to fix power steering glitch

General Motors is recalling more than 2,000 Buick LaCrosse vehicles to address a problem with the car's power steering system. Official recall documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explain that the problem is rooted in the electrical connectors associated with the...Read More»

General Motors' Rear Seat Reminder
GM offers 'Rear Seat Reminder' on a growing number of vehicles

If you have children or pets, it might be hard to imagine accidentally leaving them in your car, but sadly, people do. This year alone, 39 children have died from heatstroke in vehicles--either because they were left in cars accidentally or because they got into a vehicle when adults weren't...Read More»

2017 Buick Envision
Buick, Porsche are tops in J.D. Power sales satisfaction survey

Have you bought a new car lately? How satisfied were you with the process? If you drove home a Buick or Porsche, you're likely to say "very satisfied", according to a new study from J.D. Power. The study in question is the 2016 Sales Satisfaction Index, which "measures the ability of dealerships to...Read More»

Buick LaCrosse vs. Kia Cadenza
2017 Buick LaCrosse vs. 2017 Kia Cadenza: Compare Cars

Big sedans have been a part of the American landscape for generations, but they've fallen out of favor among mainstream buyers in part because mid-sizers offer at least as much space as the full-size four-doors of yore. Yet for 2017, Buick, long a player in this segment, and relative upstart Kia...Read More»

2017 Buick Envision
2017 Buick Envision First Drive: A thoroughly multilingual crossover

You don't have to be a math whiz to see why Buick sought to plug the most glaring hole in its lineup with a new five-seat crossover. Anchored at the bottom end by its (very) subcompact Encore, the Buick crossover range was as wide open as Interstate 80 through Nebraska until the massive three-row...Read More»

2017 Buick Cascada ST
What's New for 2017: Buick

The Buick lineup operates something like a bridge between the automaker's American headquarters and its global operations, drawing heavily from products designed and engineered for other markets. And for 2017, there's even a new crossover built elsewhere but sold here—the Chinese-market Buick...Read More»

2017 Buick Cascada ST
Consumer Reports' most reliable brands: Toyota, Lexus, and...Buick?

Critics are a lonely bunch, and the folks at Consumer Reports are no exception. While many shoppers trust what the magazine has to say, more than a few think it's been unduly judgy when it comes to Detroit car brands. If you're one of those people, this will come as something of a shock. Consumer...Read More»

2017 Buick LaCrosse
2017 Buick LaCrosse First Drive: Buick's Trendsetter

Circling the trendy Pearl district in Portland, Oregon, in a Buick LaCrosse is about as cool as saddling up for an afternoon of work at one of the area's many coffee shops with a chunky HP laptop and not a slick new MacBook. It gets the job done, but it feels rather out of place—and not in an...Read More»

2016 Buick Envision
2016-2017 Buick Envision, 2011 Buick Regal recalled: nearly 48,000 U.S. vehicles affected

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted two recalls of Buick vehicles--one for the 2016-2017 Buick Envision, the other for the 2011 Buick Regal. Combined, they affect nearly 48,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2016-2017 Buick Envision UNITS AFFECTED: 4,558...Read More»

2016 Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition
GM to compensate 2016 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia buyers for misstated MPG

Last Wednesday, General Motors issued a massive stop-sale on 2016 models of the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia. The problem? The EPA labels on those vehicles overstated fuel economy. Replacement labels were to arrive on Saturday. Unfortunately for GM, 170,000 of those SUVs had...Read More»

2016 Buick Cascada  -  second drive report
2016 Buick Cascada second drive review

To a great number of Americans, the quintessential spring break involves cruising a Miami Beach, taking in the sun with the top down, picking up some friends, and maybe heading out to Key West. While the Cascada has the goods to fulfill that fantasy, we’re not entirely convinced that...Read More»

2016 Buick Envision
Chinese-built 2016 Buick Envision: priced against BMW, Audi, Mercedes?

GM’s Chinese-assembled vehicle for the U.S. market, the 2016 Buick Envision, faces more than its country of origin when it begins arriving at dealerships by June of this year: Those who encounter some of the first Envision models are bound for a bit of sticker shock. The entry point for the...Read More»

2017 Buick Encore, 2016 New York Auto Show
2017 Buick Encore video preview

The Buick Encore has been a surprise hit for GM’s premium nameplate. It’s turning four years old this year—and that means it’s time for an update. At the 2016 New York Auto Show, Buick gave the world its first look at the 2017 Encore. The Encore is still Buick’s...Read More»

2016 Buick Cascada
2016 Buick Cascada First Drive Video

​ It’s been 25 years since Buick last had a convertible in its lineup. You’ve probably forgotten the Reatta, right? It's okay. The Reatta was a set-up, anyway. It was supposed to be Buick's halo car--in-dash CRTs and "Reatta Craft Centre" assembly line and all. Chalk all that up to...Read More»

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