2021 Buick Envision Models | Preferred vs Essence vs Avenir

Elevate your daily drive behind the wheel of the expressive and practical all-new 2021 Buick Envision. The Envision SUV was redesigned for 2021 with a driver-centric cabin, luxurious appointments, and advanced technology to help you stand out. Discern which of the three available trims is equipped to meet your needs and desires by using the following research guide crafted by the team at Buick GMC of Rochester.

After seeing the differences between the 2021 Buick Envision Preferred, Essence, and Avenir, find your favorite for sale in our Rochester, MN, inventory and be sure to schedule a test drive. Consider our current offers to secure an excellent monthly rate on a new Envision. Reach out to a Buick GMC of Rochester representative at (507) 288-1811 with any questions.

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Compare 2021 Buick Envision Trims

Make confidence your constant companion in any of the three available 2021 Buick Envision trims. Whether you choose the Envision Preferred, Essence, or Avenir, you can expect the same sculpted Buick exterior, athletic engine, and suite of nine driver assistance features. Click through the following lists of features for each trim to see what makes each premium SUV model unique.

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2021 Buick Envision Preferred

Imagine all the possibilities with the 2021 Buick Envision Preferred trim. As the base trim in the Envision lineup, the Preferred sets the bar high with comfortable seating for five and up to 52.7 cubic-feet of maximum cargo space. Standard LED headlights illuminate the path ahead, and wireless smartphone connectivity adds convenience as you relish in the luxury of a quiet cabin.

MSRP: Starting at $32,995


Key Features:

  • 2.0L Turbo ECOTEC® four-cylinder engine with stop/start
  • Nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Available intelligent AWD with active twin clutch and hill descent control
  • 18-in. aluminum wheels with Bright Silver finish
  • Automatic on/off LED headlamps with delay feature
  • Buick Driver Confidence Plus
  • Lane keep assist with lane departure warning
  • Lane change alert with side blind zone alert
  • Following distance indicator
  • Forward collision alert
  • Rear cross traffic alert 
  • IntelliBeam® auto high beam assist
  • Front pedestrian braking
  • Rear park assist
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Heated, power outside mirrors
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Cloth with leatherette seat trim
  • Six-way manual front passenger’s seat
  • Eight-way power driver’s seat with four-way power lumbar 
  • Buick Infotainment System with 8-in. color touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ wireless connectivity
  • Two charging-only USB ports
  • HD rear vision camera
  • Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Ambient interior lighting
  • QuietTuning™ with active noise cancellation
  • Safety alert seat
  • 60/40 split rear bench seat
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Available Comfort & Convenience Package
  • Available Sport Touring Package


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2021 Buick Envision Essence

Equipped with innovation, the 2021 Buick Envision Essence features the largest touchscreen ever incorporated into a Buick, plus leather seat trim, heated front seats, and a convenient hands-free tailgate.

MSRP: Starting at $36,995


Key Features:

  • 18-in. machined aluminum wheels with Charcoal Metallic finish 
  • Hands-free power programmable liftgate with LED logo projection
  • Heated, power outside mirrors with memory settings
  • Perforated leather-appointed seat trim
  • Eight-way power front passenger’s seat with four-way power lumbar
  • Seven-speaker enhanced audio system with amplifier
  • 8-in. color driver information display
  • Buick infotainment system with 10-in. color touchscreen 
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • In-vehicle air ionizer with air quality indicator
  • Remote start
  • Available Technology Package I


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2021 Buick Envision Avenir

Slip into the driver’s seat of the first-ever 2021 Buick Envision Avenir and experience the highest expression of Buick luxury. The Avenir is built to anticipate and meet nearly every need behind the wheel with features like the driver’s seat massage control, head-up display, and available continuously damping control suspension.

MSRP: Starting at $41,395


  • Starting MSRP: $41,395 
  • Exclusive Avenir mesh grille
  • Tinted chrome trim
  • 20-in. aluminum wheels with Avenir Pearl Nickel finish
  • 110V power outlet
  • Bose® premium nine-speaker audio system
  • Buick Infotainment System with GPS navigation
  • Cargo cover
  • Textured wood-tone interior accents
  • Premium floor mats
  • Front and rear park assist
  • HD Radio™
  • HD surround vision
  • Head-up display 
  • Memory card receptacle 
  • Universal home remote
  • Diamond-perforated quilted leather-appointed seats
  • Driver massage seat controls
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Wireless device charging
  • Available Technology Package II
  • Enhanced automatic emergency braking
  • Enhanced automatic emergency braking
  • Enhanced functionality LED headlights
  • Rear camera mirror with washer
  • Continuously damping control
  • Adaptive cruise control


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