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Fast Facts: 2018 Buick Encore

Encore is Buick’s best-selling vehicle and was named Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost to Own winner for the Luxury Compact SUV/Crossover category.

NEW FOR 2018

  • Ionizing interior air cleaner
  • HD radio
  • Capless fuel fill
  • Exterior color: Coppertino Metallic


  • Offered in Encore, Preferred, Sport Touring, Preferred II, Essence and Premium trims
  • Active On-Demand all-wheel drive is available
  • Available 1.4L turbo engine that offers more horsepower and torque than the standard engine
  • Encore Sport Touring features unique design cues such as a winged rear spoiler, 18-inch aluminum premium-finished wheels and body-color door handles
  • LED headlamps are standard on Essence and Premium
  • LED daytime running lamps are standard on all models
  • Cockpit-style interior design with an emphasis on premium materials, chrome accents and contrast stitching
  • Instrument panel features a 4.2-inch-diagonal color driver information center, center stack designed for intuitive IntelliLink use and a frameless, 8-inch color touch screen
  • Standard air conditioning with dual-zone automatic climate control standard on Preferred II, Essence and Premium
  • OnStar with 4G LTE connectivity with a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, plus six months of Guidance service
  • Voice-activated Buick IntelliLink with full-color radio display
  • Available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Variable-effort electric power steering
  • Signature QuietTuning and Bose Active Noise Cancellation technology
  • Keyless Open and Start is standard
  • Remote starting is standard on Sport Touring, Preferred II, Essence and Premium
  • Heated front seats and heated steering wheel are standard on Essence and Premium
  • Cargo space of 18.8 cubic feet behind the rear seat and 48.4 cubic feet of storage space with the 60/40 rear seats folded
  • The front passenger seat folds flat to extend the cargo length and accommodate items up to eight feet long


  • Ten standard air bags
  • Standard rear-vision camera
  • Available active safety features include Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Park Assist, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning
  • Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS and electronic brake force distribution, cornering brake control and brake assist
  • StabiliTrak stability control system with full-function traction control
    $23,915 (incl. DFC)

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