The 2016 Buick Anthem is a sport utility vehicle which will undoubtedly be appreciated by many car enthusiasts. Combination of compact dimension and powerful performance makes it more and more popular because these qualities are especially valuable for today’s city driving. The new model will reportedly be designed in a more modern and luxurious style featuring some up-to-date innovations. Creating this version the company tried to make it considerably different from the previous modification.
The design changes will concern several parts of the new Anthem which is build on D2XX platform as many General Motor’s crossovers. For instance, the front end will come with a new slightly restyled grille to have a more harmonious appearance. Furthermore, the car’s look will be more aggressive due to new headlights and foglights which will get LED technology. Besides the refreshed lines, the bodywork will also feature chromium-plated details which will certainly improve the vehicle’s aerodynamics. The rear part will undergo some changes as well. To make a different look the tailgate will be somewhat reshaped as well as the double exhaust system. The other elements such as 17-inch alloy wheels, bumper, roof rack and roof spoilers will also be redesigned.
Inside, the cabin will also be an example of luxury featuring leather-upholstered seats and a dashboard with wooden elements, alongside with a stylish tilt-telescopic steering wheel. The technical component will include navigation system, cruise control, rear view camera, audio input, USB connectivity. Additional system control will be provided by a LIDAR camera. In short, the new Anthem can give comfort and sense of openness making the passenger feel at ease.
The 2016 Buick Anthem is expected to be optionally powered by two Ecotec engine types. One of them is a 2.5-liter inline-four 16-valve engine. It can produce up to 196 hp with 259 N-m of torque. This engine will be matched with six-speed automatic transmission. The other power unit is more powerful. Its output is 259 hp and 400 N-m of torque. With such specs it has even better fuel economy.
Release date and price
The 2016 Buick Anthem is expected to be released on the United State and China market. Supposedly it will happen by the end of 2015. The model will also be available in Canada and Mexico. The lower price for this new crossover will probably be about $30,000.