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The Buick Verano was a new compact sedan for 2012 that features familiar Buick styling cues including a chrome waterfall grille, blue-tinted projector-beam headlights and porthole appliques on the hood. It seats up to five people and competes with the Acura ILX.
New for 2013
A new Verano Turbo debuts in late 2012 powered by a 250-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that pairs with a standard six-speed automatic transmission or an optional six-speed manual. Styling cues include dual exhaust outlets and a rear spoiler.
Buick's IntelliLink system, which uses Bluetooth or the USB port to pair a smartphone to the touch-screen stereo and stream music from Pandora Internet Radio or Stitcher SmartRadio, is now standard. A backup camera is also newly standard. ExteriorExterior features include:
Inside, upscale appointments include soft-touch trim, ambient lighting and a woven headliner that's designed to make the cabin quieter. Additional sound-deadening measures include acoustical laminated glass and triple-sealed doors. Interior features include:
Under the Hood
Power comes from a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 180 hp. The newly available turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder makes 250 hp. Mechanical features include:
Standard safety features include:
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