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Introducing All New 2018 Buick Encore

Buick Encore Vs Honda HR-V Vs Jeep Renegade



2018 Buick Encore
2018 Buick Encore SUV
2018 Buick Encore
2018 Buick Encore SUV


2018 NHTSA 5-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety


Buick infotainment system with 8-inch color touchscreen


Available OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot


Premium cabin featuring soft-touch materials


Buick QuietTuning and Active Noise Cancellation technologies


LED lighting accents


2018 Buick Encore Compact Luxury SUV

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Drivers shopping for a small yet versatile SUV that features luxury touches at an affordable price should see the 2018 Buick Encore. Buick's latest Encore compact luxury SUV may feature a small footprint, but it is big on refinement, versatility and value. This 5-passenger compact SUV provides luxury, technology and convenience features in true Buick fashion, which also means its price tag is less than you might expect. Find your 2018 Buick Encore at your SoCal Buick GMC dealer.

Fuel Efficiency & Control

With the 2018 Buick Encore compact SUV, Buick delivers a highly efficient and fun to drive vehicle with the versatility of a larger vehicle. Every new Encore comes equipped with a fuel-sipping 1.4-liter turbocharged ECOTEC engine, connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and Driver Shift Control. The potent 1.4-liter turbo engine propels the Encore with a capable 138 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque. With variable valve timing and sequential multi-port fuel injection, the Encore's turbo engine helps this sporty compact SUV achieve impressive fuel economy ratings. For added traction and confidence in any road conditions, the available AWD system is ready to shift into action. Buick's advanced AWD system features smart technology that allows it to automatically switch back to FWD to maximize efficiency when power is not needed at all four wheels.

Buick Refinement & Comfort Comes Standard

Featuring comfortable seating for up to five passengers and a maximum cargo capacity of more than 48 cubic feet, the 2018 Buick Encore is surprisingly roomy and versatile considering its small footprint. Even with all five seats in the upright position, there are over 18 cubic feet of cargo space in the rear hatch area -- which is more than any mid-size sedan! Standard cabin amenities on the 2018 Encore CUV include features like a Buick IntelliLink AM/FM/CD/SiriusXM Satellite Radio audio system, OnStar with 4G LTE Wi-Fi, Rear Vision Camera, flat-folding front passenger seatback, a rear 60/40 split-bench seat and ten airbags. Navigation and a 7-speaker Bose premium sound system are also available.

Luxury Touches in an Affordable Compact SUV

For 2018, the Buick Encore is available in a range of nicely appointed trim levels and packages, including the Encore Group, Convenience Group, Leather Group, Premium Group and Sport Touring Group. Filling the void fo entry-level luxury compact SUVs on the market today, the 2018 Encore is packed with many amenities that cannot be had on any other vehicle in its class. The 2018 Encore drives and rides like a proper Buick luxury vehicle, thanks to its 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, acoustic laminated glass and Buick-exclusive QuietTuning noise-reduction technology.

Honda HR-V

  • No In-Vehicle Communications and Assistance Service offered
  • Less torque, rated at 127 lb-ft, compared to the Encore's 148 lb-ft
  • Less Extensive Powertrain/ Drivetrain Limited Warranty than the Buick Encore
  • No Active Noise Cancellation technologies

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JEEP Renegade

  • In-Vehicle Communications and Assistance Service is optional, not standard like with the Buick Encore
  • Smaller fuel tank capacity, at just 12.7 gallons
  • Less Extensive Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty than the Buick Encore
  • Smaller, 16-inch steel wheels as standard
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2018 Buick Encore Compact Luxury SUV





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