The first examples of the 2012 Buick Verano are being built at the General Motors Orion Assembly plant, so that means it's time for Buick to fire up the configuator. We knew the Verano would start at $23,470 ($885 destination included), but we didn't know exactly what features were standard at that price. Base Veranos include a 180-horsepower, 2.4-liter engine, six-speed automatic transmission, 18-inch wheels, USB port, Bluetooth, a seven-inch LCD radio interface and a leather-wrapped steering w
General Motors has announced pricing for the upcoming 2012 Buick Verano, and the compact luxury sedan looks set to bang heads with the segment's best. Starting at $23,470 (which includes the $885 destination charge), the base model 2012 Verano is priced to undercut similar offerings from Japan. The Acura TSX, for example, starts out at $30,495, while the Lexus IS 250 will cost you $34,170.