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2013 Buick Regal: 36-MPG eAssist System Comes Standard
2013 Buick Regal: 36-MPG eAssist System Comes Standard

The Buick Regal lineup gets considerably more fuel-efficient for 2013—with an EPA rating of 36 mpg highway that beats most other sedans its size. GM has dropped the base 2.4-liter Ecotec direct-injected four-cylinder engine on the 2013 Buick Regal and is instead making its eAssist mild-hybrid...Read More»

2013 Buick Verano T
2013 Buick Verano T: It Stands For Turbo, But It's Silent

Turbocharged fours are the new V-6s, at least among compact and mid-size sedans. For the 2013 model year, the Buick Verano jumps on the forced-induction bandwagon, but it does it in a discreet way--making the "T" in turbo silent. Silent, in that it's badged subtly, without reference to the added...Read More»

2012 Buick Enclave
2011-2012 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia Recalled

General Motors has issued a recall for 2011 and 2012 models of the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia. However, the recall is limited to owners in northern states, since it's associated with problems with snow and ice buildup. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave
2013 Buick Enclave, Volkswagen Recall, Shelby GT500's Future: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, our six-month road test Hyundai Veloster suffered its first injury and the Shelby GT500's fate is revealed. Porsche revealed the 2013 Cayenne GTS and we did some video walkarounds with a few new vehicles. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave
2013 Buick Enclave: Walkaround Video

The Buick Enclave has been on the market for about five years, and because it was the first vehicle to represent the new face of Buick, the 2012 model that's in showrooms still looks relatively fresh and contemporary from the outside. But the instrument panel and interior trims are a sore point...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano
2014 Chevy Impala, 2013 Traverse, SL and GLK: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Chevrolet teased the new 2014 Impala and refreshed 2013 Traverse and we reviewed the 2013 Mercedes SL. Scion priced the 2013 FR-S and Fisker is ready to reveal the Nina. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Mercedes-Benz revealed the...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano - First Drive
2012 Buick Verano Two Minute Review: Video

Automakers think the luxury compact-car segment is about to grow with aging baby boomers and young professionals. Buick wants to be at the forefront of this new segment and has launched the new Verano. While based on the same platform as the Chevrolet Cruze, the Buick Verano is truly a completely...Read More»

2012 Buick Regal GS
2012 Buick Regal Recalled For Parking Lamp Failure

General Motors has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Buick Regal due to a problem with the parking lamps. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, parking lamps on the 2012 Regal don't illuminate when either the parking lamps or the headlamps are turned...Read More»

2012 Buick Regal GS
2012 Buick Regal: Recall Alert

General Motors is recalling certain 2012 model year Buick Regal sedans over concerns about faulty parking lights. A notice in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site (NHTSA) lists the number of potential affected units as 3,633. Affected vehicles, Buick Regal sedans equipped with...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave teaser
2013 Buick Enclave: A Teaser Photo That’s Just That

Consumers may be somewhat used to teaser photos released by automakers in advance of major auto show debuts of new products, but the latest in this nebulous array of “sneak peeks,” that of the 2013 Buick Enclave, is anything but revealing. And that’s probably the point. With the...Read More»

AutoTrader's New Car Insights Report, January 2012
Buick Verano, Subaru Impreza Turn Heads As Gas Prices Rise

Gas prices are on the rise, and some analysts predict that U.S. drivers will pay $5 a gallon by summer. According to AutoTrader's New Car Insights Report, that's giving shoppers a big reason to look at smaller, fuel-efficient cars. AutoTrader tracks consumer shopping behavior on its sales site...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore
2013 Buick Encore: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Video

Buick revealed the 2013 Encore compact luxury crossover earlier this week at the Detroit Auto Show. Essentially creating a new segment in the markeplace, Buick is looking to attract new customers with this crossover vehicle. Based on the same platform as the Chevrolet Sonic, the Encore is very...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore
2013 Buick Encore: All-New Compact Luxury Crossover

What began as a progressive reveal using Buick’s Facebook fan page is now complete with the debut of the 2013 Buick Encore compact luxury crossover at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. Entering into a hotly-competitive field, Buick’s all-new five-passenger Encore is after family buyers who...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore
2013 Buick Encore: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Buick is quickly expanding its lineup, what with the Regal and new Verano, but it needs an encore to the Enclave. And that is exactly what it is naming its new compact crossover, the 2013 Encore. The new Encore's contemporary styling won't offend anyone. Up front, there's a dark-gray waterfall...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore teaser
2013 Buick Encore Crossover: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Preview

Buick today revealed the third section of its teaser image of the soon-to-be-revealed 2013 Encore. The full unveiling will come at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show next week. The latest image reveals the front end of the Encore, complete with the expected grille and a first look at the lower air dam...Read More»

Third Buick Encore Teaser
Update: 2013 Buick Encore Crossover Teaser Photos

With less than two weeks before the official full reveal at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Buick has revealed two additional teaser photos of its all-new 2013 Buick Encore compact crossover. As we reported earlier, the new small Buick crossover bears some resemblance to its larger brother, the Buick...Read More»

2012 Detroit Auto Show
Family Car Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Who doesn’t love a sneak peek at new production and concept vehicles prior to the start of a major auto show? In the case of the upcoming 2012 Detroit Auto Show, a number of automakers are fueling this anticipation by releasing glimpses of some family cars and SUVs they’ll showcase...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore Teaser
2013 Buick Encore Teased

With just a few short weeks remaining before the 2012 Detroit Auto Show press days begin, January 9 and 10, Buick sends out this teaser photo of its all-new 2013 Encore five-passenger compact crossover making its world debut there. As our sister publication TheCarConnection notes, this new small...Read More»

2012 Buick Enclave
Increased Car Sales Means Bargains May Be Slim And Tough To Find

If you’re in the market for a new family car and haven’t made the deal yet, you might find that the attractive incentives automakers have been offering are few and far between. In fact, it’s due to the record incentives that car sales are up. This is a good news, bad news...Read More»

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