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.
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 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:
- Nissan Juke
- Chevy Trax
- Mazda CX-5
- Honda HRV