The 2018 line-up of GMC and Buick SUV’s are arriving and there is a lot of discussion in the automotive world about what is new for this year.
As SUV’s continue to evolve there is always plenty of speculation and anticipation as to what changes are coming with the new models.
GMC and Buick models have you covered for every type of driving and transportation needs.
From full size vehicles with seven passenger seating to compact crossovers that combine utility and style, the line-up features a full range of vehicles each with trim levels that allow you to select a model and package that is right for you.
Choosing a new vehicle that’s right for you can be a daunting task. There are many things to consider when making a decision.
The smart move is to take your time and access your driving needs including how many passengers you will need to carry, your usual driving conditions, and if you plan on using your SUV to tow a trailer or boat.
Visit MacMaster Buick GMC in Orangeville and speak to a qualified sales professional who can provide you with all the answers about the new line-up of quality GMC and Buick vehicles for 2018.
The big news this year is the all new GMC Terrain. The Terrain has been re-designed and re-engineered from the ground up for an all new vehicle.
The design team at GMC gave full attention to every detail when creating this new version of the popular compact SUV.
From its distinctive GMC front grille to the rear LED signature taillights the Terrain has been contoured and shaped to create a striking visual presence on the road.
Next to the grille, new C-shaped headlights produce a distinctive design feature.
Named the Terrain for a reason, this vehicles was made for a variety of driving environments, surfaces and conditions.
The Traction Select allows you to make real-time adjustments based on ever changing driving conditions. Front wheel drive models feature normal, snow, and available trailer / tow modes while available all-wheel drive models offer an off-road mode.
Available in three new turbocharged engines, the train provides a remarkable range of power.
There is a 2.0 L, gas engine that provides 252 horsepower and 260 ft.-lbs of torque.
The 1.5 L engine turns out 170 horsepower with 203 ft.-lbs of torque.
Both engines are matched with a 9-speed automatic transmission.
A 1.6 L Diesel engine provides impressive off-the-line Diesel power with a 6-speed transmission and plenty of torque for towing a boat or a trailer.
The interior features seating for five passengers comfortably with plenty of cargo space.
For those times when you need extra cargo space there is a front to back flat load floor that can quickly go from accommodating people to utilizing every inch of available cargo space.
The all new Terrain offers an available suit of intuitive driver-assist and safety technologies.
A centre console touchscreen caps off the entire package with Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility to keep you in touch with the outside world when you’re on the road.
Available in five trim levels, the Terrain offers features for every SUV lover.
The Terrain is the all purpose compact SUV for regular commuting or going off the road for those weekend getaways.
The big boy of the
GMC SUV line-up,
the 2018 GMC Yukon is the full size design for maximum seating,
cargo space and power.
With seating for up to nine passengers in three rows, the full size Yukon is meant to transport people or cargo with plenty of room and a lot of style to go with it.
Inside, the Yukon has plenty of room and is a perfect blend of craftsmanship, comfort, and functionality.
With aluminum trim and contrast stitching, the cabin is both well appointed and quiet. Several features including acoustic-laminated windshield and front door windows, triple sealed windows, and a valved exhaust system, reduce noise to a bare minimum.
An 8-inch main console touchscreen is complete with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and available built-in 4G Wi-Fi allows you to stay connected to the internet while on the go.
Big vehicles come with big power. The Yukon is available with a 5.3 L V8 engine or a 6.2 L V8 engine depending on the trim level you select.
New for 2018, the Denali version of the Yukon is sporting a newly styled grille and a ten-speed transmission.
No matter what, the Yukon has the power to get you where you are going on the highway or on a country gravel road.
The new GMC Yukon provides full size convenience for those that need full size performance and capability.
The 2018 Buick Envision is a compact luxury SUV that combines performance, meticulous attention to detail and design, and technology that keeps you connected.
With its ‘waterfall’ grille and chrome accents the Envision has a look that is both distinctive and striking at first appearance.
Its athletic design and dynamic lines means Envision turns heads no matter what street it is navigating. Winged headlights with darker lenses add a dramatic look to the front end.
The interior is designed for driver and passenger comfort. Available French stitched, leather appointed seats provide a level of luxury you will notice when you first get behind the wheel.
The ample rear seating allows plenty of legroom for passengers.
Technology is at your fingertips with a variety of available options to keep you connected with the world.
Available intuitive technology like Surround Vision Camera and Automatic Park Assist, and OnStar add an additional level of safety.
Innovative Stop-Start technology helps conserve fuel by turning off the engine when the vehicle comes to a stop and restarts when the driver takes their foot off the brake. The process is so quiet and efficient you won’t even realize it has happened.
The 2018 Buick Envision is for drivers who appreciated a compact size while maintaining a level of luxury usually reserved for larger vehicles.
It’s feisty but at the same time spares nothing when it comes to luxury.
The 2018 Buick Encore is a compact SUV designed to navigate crowded streets and tight spaces while doing it in style.
Engineered for people with a fast-paced lifestyle the Encore is an urban dweller’s dream vehicle.
With a sweeping design that flows smoothly from the front grille to the contoured rear the the Encore is designed to look as good as it feels to drive.
The style is completed with standard 18 inch 10-spoke aluminum wheels with a light argent finish.
Inside, you are surrounded by premium materials and a well sculpted design in a quiet and spacious cabin.
You can control your media from the driver’s seat with an 8-inch colour touch screen that allows hands-fee calls on the Buick Infotainment system and is activated by the sound of your voice. The system pairs with your compatible smartphone.
The Encore’s rear vision camera produces a live image of what’s behind you to help you navigate in tight situations. Front and Rear Park Assist is also available.
With easy handling and a tight turning radius, the Encore makes for a fun drive.
The standard 1.4 L turbocharged engine has plenty of pep and makes it easy to enjoy every turn in the road.
The 2018 Buick Encore is the ideal vehicle for people on the go who appreciate the convenience of a compact style SUV.
All new for 2018, the full size Buick Enclave has been redesigned and is ready to take on new road challenges while doing it style with the comfort and luxury only a Buick can deliver.¬†
With its signature front grille design, smooth lines and contours, the new Enclave as been described as ‘graceful’ while maintaining the rugged practicality only a full-size vehicle can deliver.¬†
LED lighting and winged headlights create a stunning approach on the front end while a hands-free liftgate completes the package at the other end.
With seating for seven passengers when it’s people you need to move, the third row seating can be easily lowered to create a flat space for additional cargo space when you need it.¬†
The interior is meticulously crafted with premium materials and is appointed with warm wood tones and brushed chrome accents for a unique and pleasing design.
Staying connected to the rest of the world is easy with the available technology. With Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility you can easily access I-phone features and your favourite apps while on the road. Accessing the technology is easy with the hands-free voice control or centre console touch screen.
With a full range of driver assist technology available, the Enclave offers several features that will help guide you in tough spaces or alert you to obstacles in your path.
With a full size SUV comes full size power and the GMC Enclave is equipped to handle those times when you need that extra thrust.
Under the hood there is a 3.6 L V-6 engine that produces 302 horsepower with 260 lb.-ft of torque.
With a towing capability of up to 5000 lbs., the Enclave is the ideal vehicle for towing a boat or trailer on a long haul excursion.
The all-new Buick Enclave provides the
convenience of a full-size SUV with the comfort and extra features you expect in a luxury vehicle.
Written by Brian Lockhart