The 2015 Buick Verano is offered in four trim levels: Verano Verano with the convenience Group, Verano with the Green Group and Verano with the Turbo Premium Group, also known as the Verano Turbo. In addition to the 2015 Buick Verano security features listed below, standard features in the base Verano 17-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, remote engine start, dual-zone automatic climate control, pipin- folding rear seat, a -and-telescoping steering wheel, a rearview camera, eight-way manually adjustable front seats and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls. There are also standard OnStar with 4G LTE and Buick’s IntelliLink infotainment system, which includes a 7-inch display filters, a rearview camera, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, recognition, a USB port, auxiliary audio jack, smartphone app integration, satellite radio and six speakers.
Moving up to the convenience Group brings 18-inch alloy wheels, foglights, rear sensors, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts, the lane departure warning, forward collision warning system, an auto-dimming rearview mirror , a six- way power driver seat, heated front seats and heated side mirrors. The Green Group adds keyless ignition and entry, leather upholstery, heated steering wheel and a nine-speaker Bose audio system. The 2015 Buick Verano Premium Turbo Group is all the equipment of the Green Group during the introduction of a more powerful turbocharged 2.0-liter engine and a rear spoiler. A sunroof and navigation system are options for all parts, except the base 2015 Buick Verano.
2015 Buick Verano Interior
In spite of its compact exterior dimensions, the 2015 Buick Verano is actually pretty roomy inside. With plenty of seat adjust-ability and a press-and-telescoping steering wheel, almost any driver will be able to get comfortable behind the wheel. The absence of a power sprawl adjustment for the seat-back, a driver-seat memory function or a power front passenger seat, however, are disappointments in a near-luxury car.
The 2015 Buick Verano has reasonable backseat leg, but unquestionably, it is not as accommodating this is about how a similarly priced midsize sedan, especially in the center rear position. Some of the rear seat room, we suspect, to go into the trunk space, which measures a roomy 15.2 cubic feet, an impressive capacity for this class.
Standard 7-inch Bureau presents information in large, legible characters, and arrangement of its icons can be customized, as on a smartphone. It also provides a lot of functionality, including, for iPhone users, additionally licensed by a Siri Eyes Free mode. On the downside, though, the 2015 Buick Veranoo’s interface can occasionally be annoying, as it is slow to register the finger inputs and loses the law entirely.
The 2015 Buick Verano’s interior is well-assembled, with fits between panels and, for the most part, the high-grade plastics than what you see in the mainstream midsize sedans. The large block of lookalike button on the console and a few pieces of the cuts, however, do not quite make the cut at an entry-level luxury sedan – a reminder that the Verano is related to the Chevrolet Cruze. This is especially true in comparison to the much nicer the exterior of the Audi A3 and Mercedes CLA.
2015 Buick Verano Engine
Many parts of the 2015 Buick Verano comes with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, which has 180 hp and 171 pound-feet of torque, and a six-speed automatic transmission. The top-of-the-line Premium Turbo version is powered by a livelier 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that delivers 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. This version is available with either the six-speed automatic or a six-speed manual transmission.
The EPA estimated fuel economy for 2.4-liter engine is a respectable 25 mpg combined (21 city / 32), although it is a little larger than some midsize cars like the four-cylinder Toyota Nissan and Altima. For additional power supply, the 2.0-liter turbo engine does not give up much in fuel economy. It is estimated to provide 24 mpg combined (21 city / 30) with the automatic transmission and 24 mpg combined (20 city / 31) with the manual. HIV services, Verano with 2.4-liter engine accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 9.0 seconds, which is slow for this class. The Verano Turbo, on the other hand, hit 60 mph in a particularly speed of 6.6 seconds, which is average for an entry-level luxury sedan, but the method compared with the upper-crust midsize sedans.
2015 Buick Verano Safety
Standard safety features for the 2015 Buick Verano antilock disc brakes, the traction and stability control, front and the rear side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and front seat knee airbags. Additional safety features, including blind-spot, forward-accidents, lane-departure and rear cross-traffic warning systems, are standard on all versions except the base Verano. The OnStar service provides automatic crash notification, on-demand deflated assistance and stolen vehicle assistance.
In government crash tests, the 2015 Buick Verano earned a top 5-star overall rating, with five stars for total frontal impact protection and five stars for the total side-impact protection. In crash tests by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 2015 Buick Verano received the highest rating moderate-overlap frontal-offset impact test, as well as best rating for side-impact energy and top-head restraints / seat design inspection.