2017 Buick Cascada

Friday, January 15th 2016. | Buick

For the first time ever, the 2017 Buick Cascada will be virtually identical to the Opel counterpart. The automaker will not use their usual grille. To make this car a bit more unique than previous model, the automaker will give new design in both exterior and interior area. Besides that, this car will have a sharper feel when driving because the automaker offers suspension system that has active shock absorbers and stiffer springs. Compared with the Verano, the 2017 Cascada will be slightly less comfortable.

2017 Cascada Convertible

Design

The element of latest Buick Cascada will be taken from the Astra and the Verano. The front area will be identical to the European model except the grille. Then the back of 2017 Buick Cascada will be identical with the Verano. The back of car will have same layout and the same exhaust system. The alloy wheels will come in 18 inches as the standard dimension, but on the top end model will be available a set of 19-inch wheels.

This car will come with 2+2 seats and can accommodate four passengers. In the Astra Coupe, the latest Buick Cascada will take the same dashboard. However, it is quite a bit different that what the Verano has. The seats of 2017 Buick Cascada will have similarities with the Verano. The seats will have softer cushions and an integrated ventilation system. Besides that, this new car will be equipped with a satellite navigation unit, an electric soft-top, a dual zone automatic climate control system as the standard equipment.

Engine

Based on the rumor, the manufacturer offers two different engines for the latest Buick Cascada. First, this car will use a 1.6 liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that can generate outputs of 200 horsepower (149 kW) and 206 pounds feet (280 Nm) of torque. In the United States market, this is the first time GM uses this power unit. The engine will offer a much better fuel consumption. However, this engine is powerful than the old 2.4-liter engine. The other option will have capacity of a 2.0 liter turbocharged inline-4 engine for 2017 Buick Cascada. The engine can produce 250 horsepower and 270 pounds feet of torque. Unfortunately, the engine offers a 10% worse fuel economy. Then both engines will be mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The power will be transmitted to the front wheel drive.

Release Date and Price

Based on the rumor, this car will be released in the beginning of 2016. Then the 2017 Buick Cascada will have the price tag around $30.000.