Walking through the tech in the 2017 Buick Envision
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Walking through the tech in the 2017 Buick Envision

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[MUSIC] Hello, I am here to give you a brief walk through of the 2017 Buick envision infotainment tech. This system is called intellilink, but it's basically the same package you'd find in a number of GM products. Chevrolet called it My Link, Cadillac calls it Cue, and it's all nearly the same. This setup specifically packs in an eight inch screen with both touch capability and redundant controls beneath It's great for switching tracks, adjusting the map size, and other actions that would otherwise require you to fish through menus. There's a dock on top with quick access to music, phone control, the nav system and the car's many cameras. The phone menu which you find by tapping the sing shaped like a phone allows you to access a keypad, your voicemail, and your contacts which you can also access through voice commands. The maps menu, which you access by tapping the thing shaped like a compass, it's not a map but it's close enough, focuses on well a map. Theres manual destination input and both POI and contact search options. Again, voice commands work here but I find it easier to pull over and input manually. At the least it's faster. If you need more than that the home button, shaped like again a home, brings you to the full menu. Weather and traffic are based on the Sirius XM antenna. You can do forecast by pressing the weather button. You can also see the radar map and see what the average traffic speeds are on local roads. There's also a weather channel app available if you'd rather use your data, and speaking of data this Invision comes with OnStar's 4G LTE modem with WiFi hotspot connectivity. It works great filling in gaps that your cell provider might otherwise be missing. 4G LP is fast enough for working on the car. And it'll help the kids keep quiet on longer trips. When it comes down to brass [UNKNOWN], IntelliLink is snappy and easy to navigate. It might not be as feature-rich as other systems, but it provides plenty of capability for your average suburban warrior. [BLANK_AUDIO]

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