1st Generation (2016—2019) Envision Problems

This generations ranks 8th out of 20 Buick generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (30%), steering (30%), and the drivetrain (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Shaking When Turning From a Stop 3 complaints at an average of 3,883 miles in the 2016 Buick Envision.
  2. Hard Shifting at Low Speeds 1 complaints at an average of 250 miles in the 2017 Buick Envision.
  3. Shaking at Acceleration From a Stop 1 complaints at an average of 2,500 miles in the 2017 Buick Envision.

What Envision Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Buick model years.

Watch out for the 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 3 0.0
2018 0 0 160 0.0
2017 4 4 371 2.49
2016 6 5 408 2.52
2015 0 0 0 0.0

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