Buick has revamped the GL6 for the 2021 archetypal year and will clearly barrage it on November 19.
Still a China-only affair, the revised minivan will access with a new mild-hybrid powertrain, absolute of a turbocharged 1.3-liter agent akin to a six-speed transmission, a 48V electric motor and battery, as able-bodied as a array administration bore and amalgam ascendancy unit.
Key functions accommodate electric ability assist, able charging, activity about-face and start-stop. The automaker said that, with the new powertrain, the 2021 GL6 offers a 7.6 percent bigger ammunition consumption, at 6.1 l/100 km (38.6 mpg US). Moreover, the mild-hybrid arrangement has been subjected to over 500,000 hours of testing to ensure its believability and durability.
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The MPV is additionally able with the eConnect 3.0 arrangement that appearance a accepted 10.25-inch LED apparatus array affectation and axial animate assemblage that are absolutely integrated. The arrangement supports over-the-air updates and has articulation recognition, cloud-based abstracts sharing, Super ID and smartphone integration, and is awful customizable.
Complementing the upgrades are the air-purifying A/C, Buick Live Sound beleaguer audio, accepted across-the-board sunroof, rear aloofness windows and new three-spoke council wheel.
Other novelties accommodate the redesigned third-row seats, which are said to action a added accustomed basement position. The 2 2 2 basement layout, with first- and second-row armrests, provides segment-leading space, according to Buick. Also, the GL6 has added than 40 accumulator spaces and a acceptable burden breadth that can be broadcast to 1,521 liters (53.7 cu-ft) back folding bottomward the additional and third rows.
Standard assurance appearance accommodate advanced blow warning, lane abandonment warning, ancillary dark area active and automated esplanade assist.