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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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NewsCompact SUVs Struggle Mightily in IIHS’ New Side Crash Test
The U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has completed new, tougher side crash tests to address higher-speed crashes that continue to cause fatalities and found out that 19 out of 20 compact SUVs failed to earn a “Good” overall rating. The lone exception? The 2021 Mazda CX-5 . Nine …
NewsBuick Encore Replacement is Likely Coming, Report Says
It appears that General Motors is not about to throw the towel when it comes to the Buick Encore . According to GM Authority , which received tips from people familiar with the matter, a replacement for the first-generation model is on the way. Last year, the smallest SUV in …
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 …

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