Although none of the details have been officially confirmed, it seems that the new Buick Grand National and its high-performance GNX model might return to the market as a 2020 Buick Grand National model. The fans have been more than impatient to see what changes and improvements Buick has prepared for its popular luxurious sedan. However, a rumor has it that Buick might actually discontinue this model from the US market.
- new exterior colors,
- more space inside its cabin,
- more than one engine option.
- might be discontinued.
If it actually hits the market sometimes, the 2020 Buick Grand National is going to appear as a midsize four-door luxurious sedan that should be more modern and attractive than its predecessor. Being known as a glamorous vehicle, the new Grand National should also receive some sportier design language, especially its high-performance GNX trim level that will also appear as a two-door coupe. When it comes to changes and innovations, the upcoming Grand National might be riding on a brand-new platform instead of the outgoing Epsilon II. This model shares its platform with some Cadillac and Chevrolet vehicles as well as its cousin Buick La Crosse. For the major redesign, the fans could also notice some weight reduction since the carmaker might use some lightweight materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber for its chassis. Therefore, you can expect better performance as well as fuel-efficiency. Depending on the trim level you choose, you will find various redesigned exterior features and equipment parts. Some new exterior colors should be seen as well.
Little has been known of the interior when it comes to rumored 2020 Buick Grand National, but some significant changes and updates should be expected. This model has been known for some space issues in terms of back seats, but this should be improved with this 2020 model. It means that the passengers can expect more legroom and headroom. The carmaker should also use some high-quality materials such as leather in higher trim levels. Besides the overall comfort, you will find some serious updates in terms of technology and safety. The driver will probably get a 7.0-inch infotainment touch-screen with some of the latest high-tech features and connectivity options such as navigation, satellite radio, sound system, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB ports. However, the interior found in Lacrosse relative has always been known as better.
Two engine options have been speculated to be found under the hood of the possible 2020 Buick Grand National. The first one comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that hits 272 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The other possibility includes a naturally aspirated 3.6-liter V6 that delivers 321 horsepower and 274 pound-feet of torque. Finally, the GNX trim might hit around 400 horsepower with its twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V6.
2020 Buick Grand National Release Date and Price
The release date hasn’t been confirmed yet and it might actually never happen. However, if the 2020 Buick Grand National actually hits the roads, it price could start around $30,000.
Competitors: Honda Accord, Opel Insignia, Chevrolet Malibu.