The 2014 Buick Verano Sedan is a compact sedan offered in 4 trims, starting off at a base MSRP of $23,700. For that price, it mainly competes with the Acura ILX, the Honda Civic, and the Toyota Corolla. Between 4 trims, the Verano offers 2 powertrain options. The base engine is a 2.4L inline-4 capable of making 180 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque. If more power is required, there is also a 250 horsepower-making 2.0L turbocharged Inline-4 engine. Both engines are mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission however this more powerful engine offers an optional 6-speed manual transmission as well.
The Verano reaches 60 MPH from zero in 9 seconds on its base engine, which gets pumped up to 6.6 seconds with the turbocharged engine. Depending on the powertrain, the Verano can manage a combined fuel economy between 24 and 25 MPG. While we’re on the topic of choices, the 8 striking colors the Verano comes in really pull you towards itself.