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Buick Verano

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Buick Verano 2017 sedan Trim Shown: 2017 Leather sedan FWD Automatic
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The Verano is based on the previous generation Chevrolet Cruze, and tries to pack luxury into a compact package. A high point is its commendably quiet cabin. Power from the 2.4-liter four-cylinder is adequate, but the engine sounds raspy and its 24 mpg overall is among the worst in the class. An available 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder makes the car quicker and quieter. It rides relatively comfortably, and handling is responsive though not as sporty as the Regal's. The interior is roomy enough up front, but very cramped in the rear. The lack of power recline and adjustable lumbar support for the driver's seat is cheap. Forward-collision and lane-departure warning systems are readily available. 2017 marks the final model year for the Verano.
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Buick Verano 2016
Buick's compact sedan is both quiet and luxurious, but its position in the Buick food chain does entail compromises. For example, upscale features such as a heated steering wheel are available, while basics like a power-seat recline and adjustable lumbar are not. Power comes from a 2.4-liter four-cylinder, but its 24 mpg overall fuel economy is unimpressive for the class. A turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder is also available. The car is very quiet, but some engine noise is evident. While Verano rides relatively comfortably, handling is best described as responsive, rather than sporty. The interior is nicely finished, but cramped in the rear. The best package to get is the Convenience Equipment Group, which adds a power driver's seat, heated mirrors, a rearview camera and blind spot monitoring.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2016 $13,800 - $17,000 $10,855 - $13,855
2015 $10,850 - $15,625 $8,090 - $12,540
2014 $12,625 - $13,525 $9,675 - $10,525
2013 $10,525 - $11,600 $7,650 - $8,650
2012 $9,375 $6,535