Buick Verano - 2015

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Overview

Model:   

Buick Verano

Body style / driveline:

four-door, 5-passenger front engine transaxle; front-wheel-drive compact car

Construction:

steel body-frame integral with front and rear crumple zones; galvanized steel front fenders, hood, roof, door panels, one-piece bodyside outer panel, thermal plastic olefin (TPO) bumper fascias  

EPA vehicle class:

compact car

Manufacturing location:

Orion Township, Mich.

Key competitors:

Lexus IS 250,  Audi A3, Acura ILX

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Engines

 

Ecotec 2.4L DOHC I-4

Ecotec 2.0L DOHC I-4 Turbo

Application:

std on Base, Convenience, Leather

std on 1ST equipment group

Displacement (cu. in. / cc):

145 / 2384

122 / 1998

Bore and stroke (in. / mm):

3.46 x 3.86 / 88 x 98

3.39 x 3.39 / 86 x 86

Block material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, continuous variable valve timing for intake and exhaust

overhead camshafts, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing for intake and exhaust

Ignition system:

individual coil-on-plug

individual coil-on-plug

Fuel delivery:

direct injection and electronic throttle control

direct injection and electronic throttle control

Compression ratio:

11.2:1

9.2:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

180  / 134 @ 6700 rpm  
(SAE certified)

250 / 187 @ 5300
(SAE certified)

Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm @ rpm):

171 / 232 @ 4900 rpm
(SAE certified)

260 / 353 @ 2000
(SAE certified)

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded or E85

premium recommended

Emissions controls:

close-coupled, catalytic converter; continuously variable valve timing; positive crankcase ventilation evaporative system

close-coupled catalytic converter; continuously variable valve timing; 58x ignition system; returnless fuel rail

EPA-estimated fuel economy
(city / hwy):

21 / 32

21 / 30

Estimated 0-60 time (sec.):

8.6

6.2

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Transmissions

 

Hydra-Matic 6T45 6-speed automatic

Hydra-Matic 6T50 6-speed automatic

f-40 6-speed manual 

Type:

six-speed transverse, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive transmission

six-speed transverse, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive

six-speed front-wheel drive manual transmission

Application:

2.4L (std)

2.0L Turbo (std)

2.0L Turbo (opt)

Gear ratios (:1)

 

 

 

     First:

4.58

4.58

4.17

     Second:

2.96

2.96

2.13

     Third:

1.91

1.91

1.32

     Fourth:

1.45

1.45

0.95

     Fifth:

1.00

1.00

0.75

     Sixth:

0.75

0.75

0.62

     Reverse:

2.84

2.94

3.75

Final drive:

3.23

3.23

3.55

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent, MacPherson strut-type with side-loaded strut modules, specifically tuned coil springs, direct-acting stabilizer bar (hollow); hydraulic ride bushings

Rear:

specifically adapted compound crank (torsion beam) with double-walled, U-shaped profile at the rear, Z-link (tunable control arm)

Traction control:

all-speed using engine torque reduction and brake intervention

Steering type:

rack-mounted electric power steering

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

2.8

Turning circle, curb-to-curb
(feet / meters):

36 / 11

Steering ratio:

15.5:1

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Brakes

Type:

four-wheel disc with ABS; front and rear electronic brake assist

Rotor diameter (in / mm) and caliper type:

front: 10.8 / 276; vented disc; single-piston w/steel caliper
rear: 10.5 / 268; solid disc; single-piston w/steel caliper

Total swept area
(cu cc; pad area):

front: 39.8
rear: 34.3

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

17-in. aluminum, multi-spoke with premium Ssterling Silver finish (std.)
18-inch aluminum, multi-spoke, machined face (opt.)
18-inch aluminum, split-spoke, Manoogian Silver finish (opt.)

Tires:

P225/50R17 AL3 (std.)
P235/45R18 AL3 (opt.)

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

105.7 / 2685

Overall length (in / mm):

183.9 / 4671

Overall width (in / mm):

71.4 / 1814

Overall height (in / mm):

58.1 / 1475

Track width (in / mm):

60.3 / 1532 (front)
60.7 / 1542 (rear)

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3420 / 1551 (2.4L)
3550 / 1610 (2.0L)

 

Interior

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 3

Headroom (in / mm):

38.3 / 973 (front without sunroof)
37.2 / 945 (front with sunroof)
37.8 / 960 (rear without sunroof)
37.8 / 960 (rear with sunroof)

Legroom (in / mm):

42 / 1067 (front)
34.7 / 881 (rear)

Shoulder room (in / mm):

55.1 / 1400 (front)
52.9 / 1344 (rear)

Hip room (in / mm):

53.7 / 1364 (front)
51.9 / 1318 (rear)

Passenger volume (cu ft / L) :

95 / 2690

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

14.3 / 405 (without Bose premium audio)
14.0 / 396 (with Bose premium audio)

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Capacities

Trailer towing maximum
(lb. / kg):

1000 / 454 (2.4L)

Fuel tank (gal. / L):

15.6 / 59

Oil capacity (qt. / L):

5.0 / 4.7 (2.4L)
6.3 / 6.0 (2.0L)

Cooling system (qt. / L):

9.0 / 8.5 (2.4L)
8.4 / 8.0 (2.0L)

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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