2016 Buick Envision  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#32 of 2016 SUVs

#71 of all 2016 vehicles


The Envision, which Buick introduced in 2016, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). Buick offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 Buick Envision is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2016 Buick Envision has a score of 78, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.042%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.8%.

We estimate that the 2016 Buick Envision has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0445% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0785%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0445% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0785% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Buick Envision is 7% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2016 Buick Envision is 6% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2016 Buick Envision offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 5%.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9469Volvo V60Volvo S60Lexus NXLexus ISBuick EnvisionINFINITI QX50Volvo XC60Lincoln MKXAudi Q5Lexus RCBMW X3Acura RDXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Buick Envision with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 94. The 2016 Buick Envision is safer than the 2016 Volvo V60, the 2016 Volvo S60, and the 2016 Lexus NX and less safe than the 2016 Acura RDX, the 2016 BMW X3, the 2016 Lexus RC, the 2016 Audi Q5, the 2016 Lincoln MKX, and the 2016 Volvo XC60. It is about as safe as the 2016 Lexus IS and the 2016 INFINITI QX50.

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