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Buick Encore

Price $26,000 – $34,600
Fuel consumption 7.2 – 9.8 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 68%(view ratings)
The Buick Encore is in the subcompact SUV segment, a category that is constantly growing in popularity. It’s a cousin of the Chevrolet Trax, but superior luxury is what sets it apart. The engine is a turbocharged, 1.4L four-cylinder engine that delivers 138 horsepower and is paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox. There's another 1.4L turbo on option, this time generating 153 horsepower. Front- or all-wheel drive, depending on the version.

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BlogSmall Luxury SUVs with All-wheel Drive: Fashionable!
Subcompact luxury sport-utility vehicles, equipped with all-wheel drive, fulfill the important need of safely hauling the family, but also allow consumers to look good in an upscale vehicle. The subcompact SUV segment has grown in popularity over the past few years, and new models keep being added to the market.
Test Drives2017 Buick Encore: Time Doesn’t Stand Still
The little Encore brought some fresh air to the Buick range when it was introduced for the 2013 model year. A vehicle destined for a younger clientele, or an older one in the case of empty-nesters, a lot of buyers were convinced by its accessible price, its ritzier style than …
First Drives2013 Buick Encore: Small, but fully a Buick
When the financial crisis struck at the end of the last decade, GM management decided to keep the Buick Division while shutting down Pontiac and Saturn. It was a move that surprised many, to say the least. They reasoned that Buick enjoyed tremendous popularity in China, the world’s biggest automobile …

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New ModelsBuick Encore GX to Offer a Pair of Three-cylinder Engines
As you know, the all-new 2020 Buick Encore GX that was unveiled in China this spring will go on sale in Canada next year. However, when General Motors made the announcement, it gave very few details about this fourth Buick crossover that will slot below the Envision and above the …
ShanghaiFirst Look at the Redesigned 2020 Buick Encore
Buick enjoys a lot more success in China than it does over here, so naturally the company used Auto Shanghai 2019 to unveil a number of new models. The one we’re more interested in is the Encore subcompact crossover, which is by far the brand’s best-selling vehicle in Canada. Actually, …
News2017 Buick Encore gets handsome facelift
The Buick Encore is following in the footsteps of its twin compact crossover, the Chevrolet Trax , with a mid-cycle refresh that echoes the looks of the 2017 LaCrosse sedan. Like the Trax, which has been made over for the 2017 model year , the 2017 Encore gets a more …
New York2017 Buick Encore: More Stylized and Sophisticated
At the 2017 New York Auto Show, Buick invited The Car Guide to the unveiling of the 2017 Encore compact SUV. Accounting for nearly one third of the company’s sales in North America, the Encore is without a doubt their star product. In fact, SUVs make up 60% of the …
New York2017 Buick Encore: What Can we Expect?
Rumors are currently flying around Buick’s urban SUV, the Encore. This model hasn’t received a significant update since 2012, which means it is more than due for upgrades. At The New York Auto Show, we will be able to see the 2017 Buick Encore. So what can we expect? First …
NewsBuick’s Encore Is More Popular Than Expected
Have you noticed how many Buick Encores are running around on the streets? Your eyes are not playing tricks on you; Buick’s smallest offering is incredibly popular across North America. General Motors received a lot of flak for some past practices, but one thing’s certain: it knows when it has …
New Models2013 Buick Encore Takes the Stage
Buick today, for the first time in Canada, introduced the all-new 2013 Encore – a luxury small crossover that delivers Buick’s signature style, interior acoustic refinement and collection of luxury amenities in a maneuverable, versatile and efficient package. The Encore is on display at the Canadian International Auto Show in …

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