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2018 Buick Encore

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Buick Encore highlights

Customer reviews

4.3 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

25 city, 33 highway, 28 combined

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New for 2018

  • The Encore is available in a new trim called the 1SV.
  • The Base trim has been discontinued for 2018.
  • Encore trims have been upgraded with Rear Spoiler as standard equipment this year.
  • The Essence trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The Sport Touring trim now comes with Smart Key and CD Audio as standard equipment.
  • The Premium trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The Preferred trim now comes with CD Audio as standard equipment.
  • The Preferred II trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.

Explore Buick Encore details

Essence 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

  • Automatic Transmission
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Navigation System
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Tow Hitch

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

1.4L

Horsepower

138

Torque (ft-lbs)

148

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

14

Wheelbase

100.6"

Overall length

168.41"

Width

69.85"

Height

65.26"

Leg room

F 40.82"/R 35.75"

Head room

F 39.58"/R 38.78"

Front tires

P215/55R18

Rear tires

P215/55R18

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

4
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RepairPal gave the Buick Encore an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Buick Encore 7th out of 8 among Subcompact SUVs.

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2018 Buick Encore trims

1SV:

  • 1.4L
  • Rear Defroster
  • Cruise Control
  • Power Seats
  • Power Mirrors
  • Traction Control
  • Side Airbags
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Rear View Camera

Preferred:

Preferred II:

Sport Touring:

Essence:

Premium:

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