The 2021 Buick Envision SUV comes in only 1 body type: SUV. The Envision SUV is available in 3 different trim level options: Preferred, Essence, and Avenir. The Preferred is the base trim level option, while the Avenir is the highest, most expensive configuration.

Which Buick Envision Trim Level Should I Buy?

All 2021 Buick Envision trim levels come with the same turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with nine-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is optional. The base Preferred model comes with standard safety features like forward collision mitigation, lane keep assist, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and rear parking sensors.

The highest trim level available for the 2021 Buick Envision is the Avenir model. It adds on features like front parking sensors, a head-up display, a wireless charging pad, and a surround-view camera system. Drivers can add on some of these higher-end features to lower trims as options.

Our pick for the best 2021 Buick Envision trim level is the mid-tier Essence model. The Essence gets additional features like dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, and a larger 10-inch touchscreen.

Preferred Trim Review & Test Drive [Video]


Essence Trim Review & Test Drive [Video]


Avenir Trim Review & Test Drive [Video]


In this guide, we will breakdown the differences between each Buick Envision SUV configuration and help you determine which trim level to purchase.

What's the Difference Between 2021 Buick Envision Trim Levels?

Below is a table comparing some of the major features for the most popular Buick Envision SUV trim levels.

Buick Envision Trims

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best Buick Envision trim?

Our pick for the best 2021 Buick Envision trim level is the mid-tier Essence model. The Essence gets additional features like dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, and a larger 10-inch touchscreen.

What are the different trim levels for a Buick Envision?

The Buick Envision SUV is available in 3 different trim level options: Preferred, Essence, and Avenir.

What is the most basic Buick Envision model?

The Buick Envision SUV Type starts at $31,800. The Preferred is the base trim level option, while the Avenir is the highest, most expensive configuration.

What are similar models to the Buick Envision Trim?

Some similar models include the Volvo XC60, Acura RDX, and Ford Edge.