2014 Buick Verano Overview
The Buick Verano compact sedan is based on the Chevrolet Cruze but features familiar Buick styling cues, including a chrome waterfall grille, blue-tinted projector-beam headlights and porthole appliques on the hood. It seats up to five people and competes with the Acura ILX and other upscale compact cars.
New for 2014
Forward collision alert and lane departure warning are newly available safety features. The Convenience, Leather and Turbo models gain heated front seats and a three-channel programmable garage door opener as standard equipment.
The Buick Verano features 18-inch wheels, daytime running lights, and automatic headlights. Optional heated mirrors available.
The Verano provides comfortable seating for up to 5, features automatic air conditioning, IntelliLink multimedia system, and a 14.3-cubic-foot trunk. Available push-button start and remote start optional.
Under the Hood
Base models come standard with a 180-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine uses regular gas, with option to upgrade to a 250-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder prefers premium gas. The Base comes standard with six-speed automatic transmission while the Turbo allows option for a six-speed manual, with both engines featuring direct injection. Front wheel drive only.
Standard safety features include front and rear side-impact airbags,side curtain airbags and knee airbags, electronic stability system, antilock brakes, and backup camera. More options include forward collision alert, lane departure warning, blind spot warning system and rear cross-traffic alert, and available rear park assist.
*Overview Courtesy of Cars.com