The Encore is the smallest 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 portion when was released in 2013. Nevertheless, that segment is now filled with many models and prestigious titles like BMW X1, Mercedes GLA, MINI Countryman, Audi Q3, etc. Buick current this model for the 2017 model year and with those changes this little Buick is ready to serve for the one or two model year without of serious modifications. So, the upcoming version of this model, 2018 Buick Encore, will keep on with modest modifications.
NEW FOR 2018:
For the 2017 model year, the mid-cycle update has brought subtly adjusted front and rear end styling and more important changes occurred inside the cabin. Upgraded infotainment system was also accepted feature. The new 2018 Encore may, however, carry more standard characteristics, and more accessible productive security aids. New color options should also be available.
2018 BUICK ENCORE: DESIGN
Simple maneuverability, fashionable search, well-built interior, modern technology features are definitely what you will like about the new 2018 Buick Encore. Nevertheless, with an efficient engine and good handling you will also have the ability to control through crowded urban traffic and and to park easily.
From the visual perception, you will get the stylish vehicle which will look great on the road and in your garage. Buick changed some elements of model’s ascetics for the current edition and the new model will keep on in the same form.
It’ll include the grille including winged reel and great headlights that accompany trademark lighting. Sleek front bumper and hood which has a single crease that runs through its heart may also match great its look. On the other hand, shapes on door panels and rising figure line complement with attractive fenders and rear spoiler may also improve its aesthetic interest.
Inside the cabin, the Encore will undoubtedly be also better. Good quality, soft-touch resources, and great Buick’s styling subjects will make high-end ambient. Comfortable front seats and good operating place may also make everyday operating easier. People will have a way to sit in the rear but will not find full comfort. The model’s small dimensions will not also provide good shipment department. You will get 18.8 cu ft of cargo place behind the rear seats and a maximum of 48.4 cu ft with stowed rear seats.
If you would prefer to buy the new Encore, you will choose between five trims. You will have Chosen, Sport Touring, Chosen II, Quality and Premium trims.
The standard characteristics will include 18-inch combination wheels, keyless entry and ignition, intelligent headlights, LED DRLs, towel upholstery, a tilt and telescopic controls, etc. On the tech front, available will undoubtedly be an 8-inch touchscreen interface, 4G LTE WiFi, smartphone integration, six speakers, etc.
Dual-zone weather control, leather upholstery, more speakers, hot front seats and controls, a navigation process, etc. will undoubtedly be obtainable in larger trims.
The driver may also be helped with some sophisticated security aids. You will have ahead collision caution, lane departure caution, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and rear park assist.
2018 BUICK ENCORE: PERFORMANCE, FUEL EFFICIENCY
An upcoming 2018 Buick Encore should come powered by a 1.4-liter inline-4 engine. The base version of this model will generate around 138 horsepower and torque of 177 pound-feet. Apart from the base models will get more power. Their engine version will produce 153 hp and torque of 177 lb-ft.
In most cuts, the Encore will undoubtedly be available with both options, front- and all-wheel drive. On the other hand, the only available transmission system will be a six-speed automatic.
The changes in the fuel economy are not expected compared to what the current edition delivers. With front-wheel push, it will return 25 mpg in town and 33 mpg highway. With the power on all four wheels, the fuel economy will reduce to 23 mpg town and 30 mpg highway.
2018 BUICK ENCORE: ARRIVAL, PRICE
Expect the 2018 Buick Encore ahead in early 2018. The price should stay shut to the current range which begins from around $23, 000.