Buick’s 2018 Lineup: Changes to Know

Buick’s 2018 LineupBuick continues to be on the cutting edge of the automotive industry, so what can you expect from Buick in 2018? Here’s what you should know about Buick’s 2018 lineup, available now at Danny Len Buick GMC.

  • 2018 Buick Envision:

    The Envision adds a new base trim level.

  • 2018 Buick Encore:

    The Encore is largely unchanged but does get an ionizing interior air cleaner and HD radio.

  • 2018 Buick Enclave:

    The Enclave gets a complete redesign of it exterior, with sportier aerodynamics and a lower roofline. It also adds the new Avenir luxury trim.

  • 2018 Buick Regal:

    The Regal adds three new variants: the Regal TourX, the Regal Sportback, and the Regal GS. The TourX wagon has standard intelligent all-wheel drive; the Sportback features a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine; and the GS ups the ante with a 3.6-liter V6 that generates 310 horsepower and 282 lb-ft of torque.

  • 2018 Buick LaCrosse:

    The LaCrosse gets an updated powertrain with the new available nine-speed automatic transmission. Three new exterior colors join the lineup: Satin Steel Metallic, Dark Slate Metallic, and Red Quartz Tintcoat.

  • 2018 Buick Cascada:

    The Cascada convertible will feature three new exterior colors (Rioja Red Metallic, Darkmoon Blue Metallic, and Carrageen) and two new convertible top colors (Malbec and Sweet Mokka).

If you’d like more information on Buick’s 2018 lineup, contact Danny Len Buick GMC.

The Innovation of the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback

Consumer expectations continue to rise in the automotive realm, and Buick continues and exceed these expectations with creative innovation.

The most recent example of this is the all-new 2018 Buick Regal Sportback. The Sportback concept itself is a one-of-a-kind innovation, flawlessly integrating the convenience of a hatchback with the elegant styling of a traditional Buick. Looking at the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback, even a casual observer can spot its premium design and sporty capability; the versatile Sportback is truly the best of both worlds.

2018 Buic kRegal Sportback

Buick could have taken the easy route and just turned the Regal into a clunky hatchback, such as its competitors, but the automaker persisted until its was able to combine a sophisticated exterior style with a practical body type.

In addition to the innovative rear space, the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback includes new safety features, such as its lane-keep assist system, plus a reimagined powertrain for more powerful driving. The vehicle’s interior is spacious and fully-loaded with the best of modern infotainment technologies, including an available 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.

Experts and critics love the new Regal Sportback—and we think you will too. To see the refined practicality of the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback in action, visit Danny Len Buick GMC and take a test drive.


Get Ready for More Half-Ton Crew Cabs from GM

GMC Sierra 1500General Motors Executive Vice President of Global Development, Mark Reuss, recently announced the company’s intention to increase production of half-ton crew cabs—meaning you can expect to see a wider selection of rugged GMC Sierra 1500 models in our lot here at Danny Len Buick GMC.

The GMC Sierra 1500 crew cab is manufactured at GM’s plant in Silao, Mexico, though it’s regular- and extended-cabs are built at the GM plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The increase in production is part of a long-term plan by GM to improve its overall pick-up offerings.

Half-ton crew cabs from GM offer numerous benefits, so if you’re in the market for a new truck, now is the time to consider making that ultimate purchase. From their flexible and efficient size and weight to their more spacious, four-door interior, everything about a crew cab is more convenient than the alternative regular- or extended-cab options.

At Danny Len Buick GMC, we are always happy to see a customer drive away in a GMC Sierra 1500 pick-up truck, because we know that customer is going home with a reliable, durable, and high-performing vehicle. If you are interested in getting one of these long-lasting trucks into your garage, give us a call.


Buick Avenir Trim Makes an Impression in the Market

2018 Buick LaCrosse AvenirA few years ago, Buick introduced the Avenir concept car with a new design that took industry insiders and enthusiasts by surprise. It was intended to revitalize Buick’s lineup and give it fresh appeal without losing any of the signature elegance and sophistication associated with the brand. The concept ended up making it to production as a range-topping trim on vehicles such as the LaCrosse and Enclave. Thus far, the Buick Avenir trim appears to have made a big splash, earning it critical acclaim.

The Buick Enclave Avenir, for example, is hailed not just for incorporating groundbreaking style into its design, but also for packing plenty of value into one vehicle. How? Despite the fact that the Avenir trims sit at the top of the list in terms of luxury, Buick has managed to maintain a relatively low price, making the trim level’s cutting-edge refinement more accessible to buyers on a budget.

Additionally, Buick is extending the Avenir trim to more vehicles, with the 2018 Buick LaCrosse including a version in its lineup, which will add exclusive front and rear grilles, more standard features, and premium materials in the cabin.

Want to check out the Buick Avenir trim and see if it lives up to the hype? Come to Danny Len Buick GMC for more information.

Events for Celebrating Christmas in Mount Dora

Christmas ballsLooking for ways to celebrate Christmas in Mount Dora? Check out some of these upcoming events that we at Danny Len Buick GMC recommend!


56th Annual Mount Dora Christmas Parade – December 2nd

Come for a local time-honored tradition on the 2nd of December with Mount Dora’s annual Christmas parade. It starts at 10am in Downtown Mount Dora, so be sure to join the community for this holiday tradition.


Christmas in the Park with Snow – December 9th

Head to Donnelly Park for a white Christmas. On December 9th, the Christmas in the Park event will feature sledding, ice skating, and visits with Santa for a fun-filled and festive evening out.


The Nutcracker – December 16th-17th

Interested in heading to the theater this Christmas season? The Nutcracker is a fun (and warm!) way to get in the mood for holiday cheer. This classic ballet has been loved by audiences for well over a century.


Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at the Lakeside Inn – December 24th-25th

If you’re not interested in going through all the trouble of preparing your own Christmas dinner, head to the buffet at Lakeside Inn on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day for a delicious, traditional meal.


New Year’s Eve Celebration – December 31st

After Christmas festivities are over, ring in the New Year with live entertainment and fireworks at the docks between Sunset Park and 5th Avenue.


Christmas in Mount Dora is fun to celebrate with all of these fun events and activities. We hope you have a festive December!

Drive in Style with New Buick Cascada Colors

2018 Buick Cascada

In recognition that Buick drivers are a diverse and vibrant bunch, Buick has decided to offer more paint options on its striking 2018 Buick Cascada.

We can all agree that the reign of black, white, and gray vehicles on the road has started to feel a bit dull. Rather than only offering the typical range of neutral paint colors, Buick has just unveiled three new exterior colors: Rioja Red Metallic, Dark Moon Blue Metallic, and Carrageen Metallic (an intriguing, dark green color with a hint of teal that’s exclusive to the Sport Touring model). This last color is particularly unique, as new green cars are particularly hard to come by nowadays.

In addition to these three new exterior colors, Buick is adding two new colors to their convertible tops: Sweet Mocha and Malbec.

We’ve been living in a black, white, and gray trend, and Buick knows it. Using color trending analysis, Buick designers have been keeping up with what colors customers want as well as what colors are in style and will be in style in the coming years. Buick smartly analyzes these color trends to make sure you and your car will stay on trend and driving in style.

Visit us at Danny Len Buick GMC to see the new colors yourself and fall in love with the 2018 Buick Cascada.

Smart and Time-Saving Holiday Travel Tips

2018 GMC Terrain Denali

The holiday season—from Thanksgiving to New Year’s—is a festive and lively time of the year, filled with laughter and loved ones. It is also notoriously known as the busiest time of the year to travel. All kinds of hiccups can happen in your travel plans, including bad weather conditions, traffic, and flight delays and cancellations. While you can’t account for everything when making your travel plans, an added bit of thoughtfulness and foresight can go a long way. Here are some holiday travel tips we at Danny Len Buick GMC recommend for you and your family.

Plan Ahead – This tip is threefold: start planning your holiday travels plans early (either to get the best prices or to have a good driving plan), anticipate the busiest traffic days (the busiest days of the year to travel on are the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and the Sunday following) and see if there is a way you can avoid them, and, if driving, know which routes will be the busiest and see if there are alternative routes that may be faster and have less traffic than the typically faster route.

Keep your devices close at hand – Both your smartphone and GPS system will help you in a pinch. Use your phone to quickly navigate the airport and have up-to-date flight information, as well as to form back-up plans if necessary. In the car, have a passenger use their phone to plan out quick and easy stops, stay up-to-date on the weather, and update family and friends on your ETA. You can also use the GPS on your phone or another GPS device in your car to stay up-to-date on traffic and be alerted when faster routes are available.

If you need a new car for the holidays, contact us at Danny Len Buick GMC.

New GMC Compact Crossover

GMC logoThe small crossover segment is growing with each passing year and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. The GMC lineup features a number of powerful crossovers and SUVs, stocked with premium materials and the latest technologies, but it’s missing a true small SUV. That’s why many enthusiasts expect a new GMC compact crossover is in the works.

The GMC Terrain currently stands as the smallest SUV in the premium brand’s lineup. That SUV is still pretty big, which means there’s space for a smaller model from the brand. It seems even the head of worldwide operations is expecting a smaller model to take its place as well.

“To me, there is more room for SUVs in the GMC stable,” said Duncan Aldred, head of GMC’s worldwide operations. “An obvious place for GMC to be if it expands is that small SUV segment.”

Past speculation placed a smaller GMC crossover set to take on the Jeep® Wrangler, but that likely won’t be the case. Enthusiasts are better off envisioning a more utility-driven Buick Encore instead. With the Buick Encore’s proven track record as the brand’s bestselling vehicle, a small GMC crossover is likely to take to the road sooner rather than later.

Our team at Danny Len Buick GMC can’t wait to see what the future holds for the GMC lineup.

How to Repair Your Car After Flood Damage

GMC Sierra 2500HDFlorida was struck with a severe hurricane that left buildings and cars significantly damaged. Fortunately, recovering after the storm isn’t impossible. Here are some tips on how to properly repair your car after flood damage.


Check the Damage

The first step to repairing your car after flood damage is to determine just how severe the damage is. If you find water droplets in the oil dipstick, for example, odds are your engine needs some work.

Modern vehicles feature a plethora of technologies compared to their predecessors. Unfortunately, that means a highly involved electrical system as well. Exercise caution when testing electrical components and features of the vehicle.


See What Insurance Will Cover

It’s important to get the ball rolling by contacting your insurance company as soon as possible. After you’ve made the call, take pictures of the damage. Make sure to get clear pictures of the interior, trunk, and engine.

Your insurance provider will decide to do one of two things depending on the damage: repair the car or replace it.


Find a New Car

If your insurance decides to replace your vehicle, it’s usually up to you to find a new one. Affordable prices are what we do best here at Danny Len Buick GMC. Stop in today to see how we can help you get into a new car. Our courteous and professional staff will be happy to walk through you the process.

Things to Do: Mount Dora October Events

We at Danny Len Buick GMC are proud to serve the Mount Dora, FL area. There are many events around town throughout the year, including several Mount Dora October events. Regardless of your age, there is truly something for everyone during the upcoming month.

Be sure to check out the Mount Dora Craft Fair. Held from October 28th-29th, this is the 33rd year for the event. There will be over 400 artists and crafters working diligently throughout the fair, and many will be selling and displaying their best pieces. Over this two-day event, there is expected to be more than 100,000 visitors.

In a few short weeks, the annual Mount Dora Bicycle Festival will take place. This year’s festival will take place on October 5th-8th. In addition to riding and races, there will also be activities like a wine pairing at 6:00pm on Friday, a free concert on Saturday, and more. This is one festival you don’t want to miss, especially those with active lifestyles.

These are just some of the things taking place this October. Be sure to hop in your new Buick or GMC to explore the area. We hope to see you at the Craft Fair or Bicycle Festival.