The Encore is the tiniest among Buick’s SUVs. It is positioned bellow the mid-range Visualize and seven-seat Enclave SUV. That small crossover SUV was really alone in its segment when was initially presented in 2013. But, that segment is now full of many models and prestigious titles like BMW X1, Mercedes GLA, MINI Countryman, Audi Q3, etc. Buick up-to-date this model for the 2017 model year and with those changes this mini Buick is ready to offer for the one or two model year without of serious modifications. So, the upcoming version of this model, 2018 Buick Encore, may continue with slight modifications.
NEW FOR 2018:
For the 2017 model year, the mid-cycle update has had slightly adjusted entrance and rear end styling and more important changes occurred inside the cabin. Upgraded infotainment system was also accepted feature. The new 2018 Encore might, nevertheless, carry more standard characteristics, and more available productive protection aids. New color possibilities must also be available.
2018 BUICK ENCORE: DESIGN
Easy maneuverability, elegant search, well-built interior, modern technology features are definitely what you will like about the new 2018 Buick Encore. But, by having an efficient engine and great handling you will also have the ability to control through packed urban traffic and and to park easily.
From the visual perception, you will get the stylish vehicle which will look good on the road and in your garage. Buick changed some elements of model’s ascetics for the current edition and the new model will carry on in the same form.
It’ll include the grille which include winged reel and good headlights that comes with trademark lighting. Sleek entrance fender and hood which has a single crease that works through its center will even fit good its look. On the other hand, curves on door systems and climbing personality line match with sculpted fenders and rear spoiler will even increase its aesthetic interest.
Inside the cabin, the Encore is likely to be even better. Excellent build quality, soft-touch products, and good Buick’s styling subjects is likely to make high-end ambient. Relaxed entrance seats and great operating place will even make daily operating easier. Adults will be able to remain in the rear but won’t find full comfort. The model’s little amounts won’t offer nice cargo department. You will get 18.8 cu ft of cargo place behind the rear seats and a maximum of 48.4 cu foot with stowed rear seats.
If you would like to buy the new Encore, you will select from five trims. You will see Preferred, Sport Touring, Preferred II, Essence and Premium trims.
The standard characteristics may contain 18-inch metal wheels, keyless access and ignition, automated headlights, LED DRLs, fabric upholstery, a tilt and telescopic controls, etc. On the tech entrance, available is likely to be an 8-inch touchscreen interface, 4G LTE WiFi, smartphone integration, six speakers, etc.
Dual-zone climate get a handle on, leather upholstery, more speakers, heated entrance seats and controls, a navigation process, etc. is likely to be available in larger trims.
The driver may also be helped with some sophisticated protection aids. You will see forward collision warning, street departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and rear park assist.
2018 BUICK ENCORE: PERFORMANCE, FUEL EFFICIENCY
An upcoming 2018 Buick Encore should come driven by a 1.4-liter inline-4 engine. The base version of this model will make around 138 horsepower and torque of 177 pound-feet. Apart from the base models are certain to get more power. Their engine version may produce 153 hp and torque of 177 lb-ft.
In all trims, the Encore is likely to be available with equally possibilities, front- and all-wheel drive. On the other hand, the only available transmission system may be a six-speed automatic.
The changes in the fuel economy are not expected compared to what the current edition delivers. With front-wheel drive, it will return 25 mpg in town and 33 mpg highway. With the power on all wheels, the fuel economy will decrease to 23 mpg town and 30 mpg highway.
2018 BUICK ENCORE: ARRIVAL, PRICE
Expect the 2018 Buick Encore in the future in early 2018. The price should keep shut to the current range which starts from around $23, 000.