With a calm and well-equipped interior and ample cargo space, Buick Encore makes its way to compact luxury cars.
It was alone in an automotive landscape in 2013 when it was all new. But, now it is a crowded car with top cars as its rivals, like BMW X1, Mercedez-Benz GLA, and AUDI Q3. The car receives many updates to keep it competitive in the market, the most noteworthy of which is the front end of the car, interior, and infotainment system with Apply car play and android auto to make it easier to use. It is smaller and bulkier, same like everyone wants. However, it receives many features of big sized SUVs. It has a stylish, rich and quiet cabin that can easily accommodate four adults.
BUICK ENCORE TECHNOLOGY
The technology inside is user-friendly that make it a convenient crossover. Smaller engines deliver a solid fuel economy. It has a long list of technology and safety features and has excellent crash-test scores. The car has received a refreshment after four years of its debut. Now it has got a new face, new in-dash technology, and updated interior. The changes though are not that much drastic, but still are enough to keep it in a spotlight for buyers.
It has been a big hit for General Motors, with a sale of 67,500 examples in 2015. The premium small cross-over offers the passengers a high feel of riding over large SUVs without bulky size. There is a decent amount of cargo space inside, and on folding the back seats, space increases more. It is probably the nation’s best-selling small crossover. The car is worth a look with tons of technology equipment.
2017 BUICK ENCORE EXTERIOR
The car receives a revised exterior to create a more upscale look. The grille is winged with new tri-color insignia and front and rear head and tail lamps respectively that feature LED technology. These give the small crossover a strong resemblance with other vehicles in the same series. It offers a signifying carrying capacity.
The storage space is up to 48.4 cubic feet. Higher trims even get full LED headlights. There is a new exhaust tip, colored side mirrors with heated glass, three new body color options, and 18-inch new wheels. The color options include Black Cherry Metallic, White Frost Metallic and Ebony Twilight Metallic.
2107 BUICK ENCORE INTERIOR
The interior is refreshed with a new dashboard design. The cabin uses a premium quality material in its manufacture. There is an updated gauge cluster with a 4.2-inch information screen. Center stack is blended in the dashboard. There is an infotainment system with a new 8-inch frameless screen.
The latest version of IntelliLink infotainment system is provided in it that supports Encore Apple car play and android auto. The car offers OnStar’s 4G LTE and WIFI hotspot. Talking about seating, the second row and cargo area are almost unchanged in the new model.
BUICK ENCORE ENGINE
The engine is 1.4-Liter turbocharged four cylinder. It produces 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque on lower level trims. Higher level trims like Sports Touring Edition, Leather, or Premium increase the power to 153 horses and 177 pound-feet of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission that powers the front wheels. The EPA rating is 25 mpg at city and 33 mpg on the highway.
BUICK ENCORE RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
The car will go on release during the third Q of 2017 with a starting price of $24,065.