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Forum: Buick Envision Dealers & Pricing   03-22-2018, 01:58 PM
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Posted By IrishTexan
Potential of price rise from import tariffs.

Seems like the Envision could see import tax rise from 2.5% to 25% if the proposed tariff legislation goes ahead. Hearing several references to "Chinese built vehicles" in the media discussion. Other...
Forum: Electronics   03-07-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,617
Posted By IrishTexan
Most likely that your vehicle was performing an...

Most likely that your vehicle was performing an over-the-air software update. These events occur automatically between your vehicle and GM independent of the driver/owner and can be disconcerting if...
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   03-02-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,753
Posted By IrishTexan
Correction to my post. Ponies stay the same, but...

Correction to my post. Ponies stay the same, but torque is increased and 0-60 is supposed to be slighthly quicker.
Also wonder if an Avenir trim is planned.
Forum: 2017+ Buick Envision News   03-02-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,492
Posted By IrishTexan
My local dealer has all 2018 Envision Essence...

My local dealer has all 2018 Envision Essence discounted either $10,176 or $10275 which puts them all a hair over $30,000 from stickers between $40,705 and $41,100. Discounts are almost as good as...
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   02-26-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,753
Posted By IrishTexan
Other notable changes include 9 speed box plus...

Other notable changes include 9 speed box plus more horses for the 2.0 engine, wireless phone charging, ionizer, LED headlights and better surround camera quality.
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   02-26-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,753
Posted By IrishTexan
Some changes coming for 2019 Envision

MY2019 arriving spring 2018
Introducing the New 2019 Envision Luxury SUV | Buick...
Forum: Electronics   06-15-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,634
Posted By IrishTexan
IIHS rates Envision headlights acceptable

Envision not head of the class, but rated better than much of the class competition.
Surprised the Kia Sorento was singled out for critical comment. Traded a Sorento with HID low beams for the...
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-25-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By IrishTexan
Mostly very happy, with many features to like...

Mostly very happy, with many features to like (see my post comparing the Envision to the 2016 Kia Sorento), but there is the unresolved "Over the air" update issue still lurking in the background...
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   04-22-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,442
Posted By IrishTexan
Reading the owners manual, the primary...

Reading the owners manual, the primary recommendation is to use TopTier fuel.
Octane 87 only becomes a problem if engine knocking occurs.
Other than that it seems like a trade off between...
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   04-22-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,926
Posted By IrishTexan
Got a call back from Buick. I asked if I should...

Got a call back from Buick. I asked if I should go to my dealer to follow up on my outage, and the answer indicated that I would not be any better off, as the dealer service dept would not have any...
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   04-22-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,926
Posted By IrishTexan
Feel like I've encountered the tip of an iceberg....

Feel like I've encountered the tip of an iceberg.
Over the air updates (SOTA/software and FOTA/firmware) are the future of automotive ownership.
Unfortunately the dealer sales and service folks...
Forum: Buick Envision Versus the Competition   04-21-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By IrishTexan
Mine is capless. Have put gas in twice already....

Mine is capless. Have put gas in twice already. Aug 2016 build.
Incidentally, on first full tank (my first top up to my next fill) I got 28.2mpg with mostly highway miles. Early miles so still...
Forum: Buick Envision Versus the Competition   04-21-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By IrishTexan
Bought mine at Jerry's in Weatherford....

Bought mine at Jerry's in Weatherford. Significantly better price than the competition for the Premium 2 trim, and getting my preferred interior (chestnut) was a bonus.
Service was quick and...
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   04-20-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,926
Posted By IrishTexan
Later that same day... Just spoke to a very...

Later that same day...
Just spoke to a very helpful lady at the GM Infotainment Customer Support team @ (855) 478-7767
They operate Mon thru Sat 8am to 10pm EST
She was familiar with the issue....
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   04-20-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,926
Posted By IrishTexan
Thanks for the info. Hope that tomorrows visit...

Thanks for the info.
Hope that tomorrows visit to dealer goes better than this evening.
On your question about the TSB, TxTom posted the following on another thread on this forum.

BREAKING...
Forum: Electronics   04-20-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 23,401
Posted By IrishTexan
Thanks to you TxTom. Went to dealer with TSB...

Thanks to you TxTom.
Went to dealer with TSB info, and discovered that my build date was before the TSB issue date.
TSB performed and made definite improvements, particularly the 360 camera picture...
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-20-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By IrishTexan
One week of ownership.

One week of ownership.
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   04-20-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,926
Posted By IrishTexan
Same issue on mine today. Just 1 week and 400...

Same issue on mine today.
Just 1 week and 400 miles into ownership, and second visit needed to service (first was to perform the TSB 16-NA-357.
Screen kept counting to 15 mins or so, then blank,...
Forum: Buick Envision Versus the Competition   04-20-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By IrishTexan
Envision vs. Kia Sorento SXL

After test driving and researching most of the SUV/CUV options, chose Envision with Q5 the closest runner up. Ventilated seats and 360 camera were must have features.
Changed from Sorento as Kia has...
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-20-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By IrishTexan
Howdy Y'all from DFW

2017 Premium 2 Ebony Twilight, Chestnut interior plus driver confidence and pano moonroof.
Happy trails...
Forum: Buick Envision General Discussion Forum   04-14-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,945
Posted By IrishTexan
Navigation is not the most up to date GM version.

Just purchased our first ever Buick this week (Envision Premium 11).
Very happy with the purchase decision overall, but have found one irritation.
Have an issue with the navigation information....
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