Buick

Buick Encore

Price $28,505 – $35,475
Fuel consumption 7.2 – 10.2 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 70%(view ratings)
This luxury crossover offers room for five passengers in an urban-oriented, subcompact package. A 1.4-litre turbocharged engine and a 6-speed automatic are on duty, producing 138 horsepower, while an AWD system is optional. Upscale features available in the Encore include leather seating, a Bose seven-speaker stereo, a power moonroof, a heated steering wheel, Buick IntelliLink infotainment and onboard Wi-Fi. A new Sport Touring grade is added for 2016, which includes a 153-horsepower engine and exclusive styling cues.

Buick Encore

Pricing
MSRP CA$28,505
Fees CA$1,700
Gas guzzler tax CA$0
Monthly payments CA$536/month
Powertrain
Engine 1,4 l I-4
Power 138 hp @ 4,900 rpm (103 kW)
Torque 148 lb·ft @ 1,850 rpm (201 N·m)
Induction Turbocharged
Fuel type Regular
Transmission 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type SUV
Category N/A
Assembly N/A
Generation N/A
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 9.5 L/100km
Highway 7.2 L/100km
Combined 8.5 L/100km
Autonomy 623 km
CO₂ emissions 199 g/km
Equipment
Infotainment
Auxiliary audio input standard
CD player standard
Apple CarPlay compatible not available
Android Auto compatible not available
Sirius XM standard
Bluetooth audio standard
Wi-Fi hotspot standard
Steering / Suspension / Brakes / Tires
Steering rack and pinion with assist
Turning diameter 11 m (37′)
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension N/A
Front brakes Disc (ABS)
Rear brakes Disc (ABS)
Front tires P215/55R18
Rear tires P215/55R18
Safety
Seat belts 5
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,278 mm (168″)
Width 1,774 mm (70″)
Height 1,658 mm (65″)
Wheelbase 2,555 mm (101″)
Front track 1,540 mm (61″)
Rear track 1,540 mm (61″)
Weight 1,468 kg (3,236 lb)
Capacities
Passengers 5
Trunk not applicable
Fuel tank 53 l (12 gal)
Towing capacity N/A
Performance
Power to weight ratio 70.1 W/kg
0-100 km/h N/A
80-120 km/h N/A
Top speed N/A
Braking distance N/A
Warranty
Base warranty 4 years/80,000 km
Powertrain warranty 6 years/110,000 km
The Car Guide rating
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 8/10
Safety 10/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 6/10
Overall 6/10
Average 70%(view ratings)