$ 30,095
information 2018
Buick Encore Essence USA

2018 Buick Encore Essence (A Sport Utility vehicle)

Buick Encore is the trending vehicle of the company and also the most online searched vehicle of Buick Company. This is the smallest vehicle of the company that was introduced in 2013 and it is the well rounded and capable subcompact crossover, it is in 1st generation since 2013 but the last year many significant updates done to Buick Encore.

Design Dynamics of Encore Essence:

It is fairly compelling choice for premium subcompact crossover, it is slightly more premium than other vehicles of same class, it is kind of unique in terms of designing which is much different than other subcompact SUV’S or Crossovers.

Exterior Dynamics:

This small compact vehicle is not much wide but it is little narrow comparing to other compact SUV’S but still it is relatively more comfortable and luxurious car. Last year exterior of Buick encore has been thoroughly worked and done many updates which includes new headlight design with LED day time running lights, new tail lights, new front bumper, new wheel finishes and new colors but in current year 2018 none of the changes made other than addition of a new color, now the overall exterior of Encore is attractive and sporty.

Interior Dynamics:

Interior of Buick Encore is the most luxurious and qualitative in its class, it has soft touch material and leather all across on dashboard, door panels, steering wheel and on seats bolstering while in the middle seats has cloth trim. Up gradation to interior includes new Buick intellink infotainment system with android auto and apple car play.

Engine & Power:

This all wheel drive vehicle has 1.4 liter turbo charged four cylinders engine that produces 138 horse power with 200@1850 Rpm of torque, with this small and powerful engine it gives great fuel economy of 25 mpg within city and 33 mpg on highway.

Driving Dynamics of Buick Encore:

This segment brings lot of new and young users every year because this segment is more practical, fuel efficient and nimble. This is a good to drive vehicle in terms of handling; it has light steering wheel which is quick enough to handle and make it an easy to drive perfect city vehicle.

Comfort & Safety:

Beautiful interior has very comfortable seats with decent amount of head and leg room, driver’s seat is power adjustable with manual recline and lumbar support. It has comfortable seating for five passengers but there can be a little issue related to leg room for rear seats passengers only if they have height more than 6 feet. Interior of Buick encore is so quiet and quieter than other SUV’S in the class while Buick is always known for quiet interiors.


Buick encore has received safety ratings of 5 out of 5 from IIHS, it has excellent visibility but there is big blind spot on rear which covered up because of rear view camera and blind spot monitoring system. Check complete safety details: Buick encore safety


This is the one of the bestselling vehicle of the company and Buick easily sells about 60000 units every year, these figures clearly elaborate the quality of the vehicle. It has best interior, spacious and competitive trunk and most importantly excellent ride quality which makes this a best choice in this price.

Competitors of Buick Encore:

Body SUV
Drive FWD
Transmission Automatic
Exterior Color N/A
Interior Color N/A
Engine Capacity (cc) 1398 cc cc
Horse Power (HP) 138 Hp
Mileage N/A
  • Top speed 120 mph and 0 to 60 in 8.4 seconds
  • Engine: ECOTEC Turbo 1.4L Variable Timing DOHC 4-Cylinder sequential MFI
  • Transmission: 6 speed automatic-electronically-controlled with overdrive includes driver shift control
  • Keyless start-push button
  • Driver-front wheel drive
  • Suspension-Ride and Handling
  • Steering-power-variable effort-electric
  • Capless Fuel Fill
  • Exhaust system-rear exit
  • Exhaust tip-styled stainless-steel
  • Mechanical jack
  • Wheels: 18 inch aluminum with Technical Gray pockets
  • Tires: all season black wall
  • Tire-compact spare 16 inch located under cargo floor
  • Luggage rack-side rail-roof mounted
  • Fascia-front and rear accent color includes rocker moldings
  • Headlamps-LED
  • Fog lamps-front
  • Lamp-center high mounted stop/brake
  • Glass-acoustic-laminated windshield
  • Glass-deep tinted
  • Windshield-solar absorbing
  • Mirrors-outside heated power adjustable-body color-manual folding with turn signal indicators
  • Door handles-body color with chrome strips
  • Wipers-front intermittent with pulse washers
  • Wiper-rear intermittent
  • Vehicle protection-corrosion preventative
  • Audio system-Buick Infotainment system-AM/FM stereo-SiriusXM with 8 inch diagonal Color Touch Screen-includes 2 USB ports-Bluetooth streaming for audio and select phone and phone integration for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability for compatible phone
  • Audio system feature-6 speakers system
  • Bluetooth for phone and music personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system-phonebook access-voice recognition for audio-phone-phonebook and music selection-pandora and Stitcher Smartphone compatible-SirisuXM weather and data services-and software Bluetooth and Smartphone interface upgradeable
  • Antenna-roof mounted
  • Seats-front buckets
  • Assist handle-rear
  • QuietTunning Buick exclusive process that consist of acoustically enhanced windshield and side glass-along with numerous noise canceling acoustic treatment to reduce-block and absorb noice and vibration to create a quiet interior cabin
  • Noise control system active noise cancellation
  • Seats-heated driver and front passenger
  • Seat adjuster-driver 6-way power with manual recline and power lumbar adjustment
  • Seat adjuster-front passenger 6 way power with manual recline and power lumbar adjustment
  • Memory seat-driver side presets for seat position
  • Seatback-passenger flat folding
  • Seat-rear 60/40 split bench folding
  • Headrest-2 way adjustable up/down
  • Floor mats-color-keyed and carpeted rear
  • Door still plate cover-front
  • Steering column-tilt and telescoping –adjustable
  • Steering wheel-leather-wrapped 3 spoke-color keyed with theft deterrent locking feature
  • Steering wheel heated
  • Steering wheel controls-mounted audio and phone interface controls
  • Driver information Center enhanced-4.2 inch multi color display-includes tachometer-speedometer-trip odometer-fuel level-coolant temperature-oil life monitor-batter and compass
  • Instrumentation-outside temperature display-located on audio system
  • Oil life monitoring system
  • Windows-power with drive Express-Up-Down
  • Window-power with front passenger Express-Down
  • Windows-power-rear with Express-Down
  • Door locks-power with lockout protection
  • Keyless Open-includes extended range Remote Keyless Entry
  • Cruise control-electronic with set and resume speed
  • Remote vehicle starter system includes Remote Keyless Entry
  • Theft-deterrent system-immobilizer-vehicle-PASS-Key III
  • Theft-deterrent system-electrical-unauthorized entry
  • Air conditioning-dual zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right front passenger
  • Air filter-particle
  • Defogger-rear window-electric
  • Shift knob-sating silver and chrome
  • Glovebox-dual
  • Power outlet-120 volt located on the rear of center console
  • Mirror-inside rearview auto dimming
  • Visors-driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors-covered
  • Lighting-interior-diming instrument panel cluster
  • Lighting-interior-overhead courtesy lamp
  • Lighting-interior-rear cargo compartment lamps
  • Cargo storage-tray under rear floor
  • Cargo cover-rear-stowable and removable
  • Brakes-4 wheel anti lock-4 wheel disc
  • StabiliTrak-stability control system
  • Daytime Running Lamps-separate cavity-LED
  • Air bags-front and knee for driver and front passenger-side impact seat mounted and roof frail for front and rear outboard seating positions
  • Air bag-Passenger Sensing System-sensor indicator inflatable restraint-front passenger/child detector
  • Safety-belt-3 point-driver with load limiter-height adjustable
  • Safety belts-3 point-front passenger with load limiter-height adjustable
  • Safety belts-3-point rear-all seating positions
  • Restraint provisions-child-lsofix 2 point only point-latch includes 3 to tether points
  • Ostar and Buick connected services capable; EFFECTIVE WITH RETSIL SALES STARTING 5/1/201. Buick Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity which enables services such as-Vehicle Diagnostic-Dealer Maintenance Notification-Buick Smart Driver-Marketplace and more-EFFECTIVE WITH SALED STARTING
  • Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Door locks-child security rear-manual
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System-manual learn
  • Horn-dual note tone

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