2012 Buick Verano Stickers for $23,470
By Michelle Koueiter
Buick has stamped the compact 2012 Verano sedan with a $23,470 base price, including destination.
Set to go on sale later this year, the Verano comes in three trim levels that use a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. The top-level Verano costs $26,850 with destination.
Buick expects the Verano to help widen its customer base. According to Buick, the Verano has the premium amenities typical of the brand but has more passenger room and cargo room than competitors such as the Acura TSX or the Lexus IS 250.
Inside, the Verano mimics the Buick LaCrosse’s plush cabin and overall focus on comfort with added measures for noise reduction. The upper-level model has the same leather used for the LaCrosse interior, while the standard base model has vinyl seat coverings, a high-resolution backlit LED radio display, remote start and steering-wheel-mounted radio controls.
When using the remote start, the Verano’s seat heaters automatically activate in temperatures of below 45 degrees Fahrenheit, as do the rear defogger and heated outside mirrors.
Available options include a heated steering wheel and push-button start on lower-level models (the latter being standard on the highest trim). A nine-speaker Bose sound system is available on all trims, and the price includes six months of OnStar service.
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Just like a Lexus is a pimped up Toyota and an Acura is a pimped up Honda. So what?I guess I'm the only one who would rather not spend 27 large for pimped up compact Chevy sedan...
It's still a Cruze underneath, which would prevent me from buying one.
At $26K, just get something two years old and much nicer. Like an Acura RL.
This is a pimped up Chevy Cruze.
Just like a Lexus is a pimped up Toyota and an Acura is a pimped up Honda. So what?
This is a pimped up Chevy Cruze. Classic GM badge engineering. Perhaps when I'm 65 it won't matter to me...
I love reading the comments of people living in the past. Ask any young person what they consider to be an "old person" car. It's unlikely that Buick will be their first choice.
Buick has finally found a way to offer a entry level luxury cars with some style, performance, value and economy. Lexus ES and Acura TSX, are you listening?
Wow one more useless post from GREAT_LIFE.,Like your son has a clue maybe he was laughing at you.
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