When the Buick Verano arrives in Columbia, South Carolina in the later part of 2011, it will offer Columbia Buick drivers all the premium technology features expected by Buick shoppers. Verano builds on the foundation laid by the Buick LaCrosse and Buick Regal with a host of features designed to connect, inform, and protect the driver.
Comprehensive connectivity is enabled by OnStar’s remote vehicle access, which makes keeping tabs on the vehicle a breeze from anywhere with a smart phone running either Android or iOS. Highlights of the features offered by the 2012 Buick Verano include:
- Passive entry
- Heated steering wheel
- Touch screen navigation system
- Bluetooth connectivity for both phone and audio
- XM Satellite Radio
- Bose sound system
- Next-generation radio.
Downloading an OnStar app to your smartphone enables the use of remote vehicle features from anywhere in the world. With a few taps, customers can check the:
- Fuel tank level and range
- Fuel mileage
- Remaining oil life
- Tire pressure
- Odometer reading
In addition, the OnStar application allows users to remotely lock, unlock, and start the Verano no matter where they are, in addition to viewing its present location.
The next-generation radio system found in the Verano includes a navigation system, along with USB and auxiliary input jacks, and includes full Bluetooth with streaming audio, structural speech recognition, SMS texts and more. Columbia Buick drivers will find additional connectivity features include text-to-speech conversion of SMS texts, integration with smartphone apps like Pandora and Stitcher, among others, and Gracenote music organization for external devices (USB drives, etc.), including Playlist Plus and Album Art features.
Safety is another component in Verano’s technology story. Primary features include:
- Ten standard air bags, including frontal, head curtain side air bags (which deploy in a rollover crash), front and outboard rear-seat side-impact air bags and new knee air bags.
- StabiliTrak electronic stability control, traction control and anti-lock brakes
- Collapsible pedals, which allows the pedals to detach during a crash to reduce the risk of injuries to the legs or ankles
- OnStar with Automatic Crash Response, which automatically alerts an advisor to summon emergency services if the airbags deploy even if you can’t answer the call.
Verano has a strong, unitized body structure that incorporates 60-percent high-strength steel in key areas designed to enhance strength and crash protection for Columbia drivers, helping to prevent intrusion into the passenger compartment. Safety development included extensive testing at GM’s rollover test facility.
Visit Jim Hudson Buick in Columbia SC for your 2012 Buick Verano
The 2012 Buick Verano will arrive in the fourth quarter of 2011. When it goes on sale, you can find it at Jim Hudson Buick in Columbia, South Carolina. Jim Hudson is the oldest Buick dealer in Columbia, with many years serving the needs of Columbia drivers for both sales and service. Jim Hudson has been voted Best New Car Dealership in Columbia an unmatched ten years in a row by readers of The State, a testament to Jim Hudson’s commitment to complete customer satisfaction before, during, and after the sale. Jim Hudson Buick is located at 7201 Garners Ferry Road in Columbia and can be reached by phone at (803) 783-0110.
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