Vehicle Profile: 2021 Buick Encore
The Buick Encore provides luxury, comfort, and plenty of modern amenities, ranging from standard Wi-Fi connectivity to built-in navigation and advanced driver-assist features. For the 2021 model year, the Encore gained redesigned front and rear fascias, wireless smartphone connectivity, and standard SiriusXM® radio. On top of that, it offers two peppy engine options, an easy-to-use infotainment system, and a cabin designed with safety in mind.
The 2021 Buick Encore is available at three trim levels: Preferred, Select, and Essence. All trims come standard with front-wheel drive, but offer all-wheel drive as an available feature.
With the standard ECOTEC 1.2-liter turbo engine, the Encore provides 137 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. This efficient dynamo earns up to 30 mpg on the highway when you opt for front-wheel drive.* For a more spirited driving experience, choose the ECOTEC 1.3-liter turbo engine, which pumps out 155 horsepower and 174 lb-ft torque. Both models come standard with a Continuous Variable Transmission when equipped with front-wheel drive. All-wheel-drive models, on the other hand, have a nine-speed automatic transmission.
Interior comforts and technology
With five seats and 18.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row seats, the 2021 Buick Encore is a subcompact SUV that’s designed to fit your family. If you need more storage room, fold down the rear seats for a maximum of 48.4 cubic feet of space. Plus, the Encore offers family-friendly features, including the standard LATCH system. The LATCH system makes it easy to install car seats and booster seats, so it’s never a hassle to keep your little ones safe on the road. On top of that, you can upgrade the cabin by opting for automatic dual-zone climate control, a panoramic moonroof, heated front seats, and leather upholstery.
Connectivity on the go
The 2021 Buick Encore makes your daily drive easier with plenty of high-tech amenities. It comes standard with 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capabilities, the Buick® Infotainment System, an 8-inch touch screen, and wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity. If you’d like more modern conveniences, opt for built-in navigation capabilities and the Bose® premium audio system. To stay connected and keep your devices going strong, choose the wireless charging unit. And whether you’re a busy entrepreneur or going on a long family road trip, consider the available 120-volt power outlet — it’s perfect for charging laptops or powering game consoles when you’re on the move.
Smart safety innovations
With a wide variety of standard and available safety features, you can drive confidently in the 2021 Buick Encore. It comes equipped with a rear vision camera, teen driver mode, automatic emergency braking, forward collision alert, and front pedestrian braking, all of which work to keep you and your family safe on the road. For even more peace of mind, choose HD Surround Vision, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane-keep assist with lane departure warning. And if you’d prefer a little less stress in your daily drive, consider opting for rear park assist and automatic parking assist with braking.
The 2021 Buick Encore provides modern technology alongside comfort and efficiency. If you’re looking for a reliable and luxurious commuter vehicle, consider the 2021 Buick Encore.
*EPA estimated MPG 25 city, 30 highway FWD.
This article is presented by VanDevere Auto Group.