The 2018 Buick Encore arrives with an impressive set of standard features, including some of the industry’s latest technologies. Drivers will also enjoy the performance generated by the Encore’s two turbocharged engine options.
The 2018 Buick Encore comes in six comfortable trim levels: 1SV, Preferred, Sport Touring, Preferred II, Essence, and Premium.
Powertrains and Performance
The 2018 Buick Encore offers a choice of two turbocharged engines, both of which are connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. The base 1.5-liter DOHC turbocharged four-cylinder engine produces 138 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. It earns up to an EPA-estimated 25 city/33 highway mpg.*
The available 1.4-liter SIDI turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivers 153 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. It comes equipped with Start/Stop technology that boosts fuel economy to an EPA-estimated 27 city/33 highway mpg.*
Drivers who value luxury at an affordable price will enjoy the cabin of the 2018 Buick Encore. The latest model features ergonomic controls and premium materials that create a comfortable, sophisticated atmosphere. Featuring seating for five passengers, the Encore is perfect for families who love the finer things in life.
The Encore features innovative connectivity technologies, such as Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility. An available built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot allows passengers to connect their smart devices to the internet. Keyless open and start allows families to get inside the crossover and hit the open road in record time.
The 2018 Buick Encore earned a top five-star overall vehicle score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Featuring 10 standard airbags, the Encore crossover is designed for passenger protection.
An array of available safety technologies make the Encore safer than competitors. Available Side Blind Zone Alert, for example, uses radar to sense when vehicles enter the crossover’s blind spot. Available Forward Collision Alert helps predict frontal collisions and alert drivers so they can take action.
To learn more about the 2018 Buick Encore’s efficient performance and premium features, visit us here at Carl Hogan and take the Encore out for a test drive.
*EPA estimates. Your mileage and emissions will vary and depend on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle conditions. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details