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Hatchback Mania

biggerImagine you have a four foot duffel bag to throw in the back of a sedan, along with a couple hockey sticks and the stroller that you always carry for your two year old just in case.  You have a scheduled time to pick up your mother in law at the airport too, and this will definitely mean luggage.  You don’t have a family of five, but this doesn’t mean that you couldn’t benefit from a little extra room in your ride.  You also aren’t alone.  We are finding, as we research the subject of vehicle size on behalf of your Thunder Bay Buick Car Sales in Ontario, that many people like you need more space in their new and used Buick Cars.

Some that fit the above bill will opt for a crossover or an SUV.  However, wouldn’t it be nice to get a smaller car, such as a sedan, but with the flexibility and cargo space described above?  Yes, and you can.  A hatchback design really does take those needs and make them viable.  When it comes to your Buick Cars for sale in Thunder Bay, many of them are converting or at least considering the option of availability in a hatchback version or style for the above exact reasons.

Also news this week on the Buick Car front is the following, related to the hatchback needs, “LMC Automotive and AutoForecast Solutions expect the hatchback and wagon versions of the Regal to be built at Opel’s Ruesselsheim factory in Germany and imported to the U.S.” and hopefully Thunder Bay ON as well as other regions in Canada.  “A sedan version of the next-gen Regal is expected to be produced in China for that market but not exported to the U.S. or Europe. It is expected to be introduced in April at the Shanghai auto show. Leaked photos of the car show hood lines compared to the hatchback’s that align with the large glass window.”

Truck Trims and Details

optionsWe continue down our path of information seeking and reporting regarding the newest GMC trucks in the Sierra 1500 lineup at your Thunder Bay GMC Trucks Dealer and we find that this year both four-door Sierra 1500s offer the option to trade the standard three-across front-row bench seat for a pair of bucket seats and a large center console.  This is important when it comes to flexibility, especially since the number one trucks on the market offer so much in the way of choice, trim level options and configurations such as these.

Then, in addition to the above customizations, you can also get all cab configurations in either base or SLE trims.  The higher-end SLT trim is offered only with the double-cab or crew-cab body styles, and the top-of-the-line Denali comes only with the latter.  This is no big deal, however, since as our Thunder Bay GMC Trucks research shows, once people venture that high up in any new car or new truck lineup, they want the best of the best in space and other features.  Offering the base models in the highest of trim and size wouldn’t make much sense for anyone involved, manufacture, dealer or consumer alike.

Looking under the hood for our GMC Trucks in Thunder Bay ON, we find that most all base and SLE GMC Sierra 1500s come standard with a 285-hp 4.3-liter V-6 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission; a 355-hp 5.3-liter V-8 that’s also connected to a six-speed automatic is optional, but it’s standard on base and SLE Sierra 1500 double-cab models with the 6.5-foot bed.  By increasing your purchase to the GMC Sierra 1500 SLT or the very top of the list Denali you will move the V-8 to the list of standard options on your new Thunder Bay GMC Truck in ON.

Buick Cars Evolve for Size

sizeWhat is the interest and appeal in a hatchback?  It is basically ability as it relates to styling, according to our research on behalf of your Thunder Bay Buick Car Dealership in ON Canada.  We have determined that a hatchback provides the styling of a sedan but some of the storage capacity and flexibility of a crossover that many love without the added expense and gas usage that a crossover would have.  These are what accounted for nearly two-thirds of Buick’s 229,631 U.S. sales in 2016.  Canada sales in the Buick car department exhibited very similar totals and results last year, proving the trend was alive there as well.

For the above reasons, numbers and results, the following is true, “GM most recently hinted at plans to develop a hatchback with sedan styling when it introduced the five-door Cadillac Escala concept car in August.”

Now we know that the 2018 Buick Regal is scheduled to make its global debut on April 4 at GM’s Warren Technical Center in suburban Detroit.  This will be a week ahead of its first auto show appearance in New York alongside the redesigned Buick Enclave crossover, in the United States.  Canadian Buick Car Sales and Dealerships are excited for the evolution and the likelihood that they too will see benefits from these same cars.  In our research on behalf of your Thunder Bay Buick Car Dealer in Canada we also found the following information, “Buick spokesman Stuart Fowle declined to comment on the body types planned for the next-generation Regal, which has been a midsize sedan since the automaker resurrected the nameplate in 2010.”  Keep your eyes upon the inventory and jolt by to drive one of these awesome new Buick Cars at your local Buick car Dealer just as soon as you can.