Vehicle Preview: 2020 Buick Encore GX
Building off the popularity of its segment-redefining Encore, Buick is giving drivers more options with the all-new, first-ever Encore GX. The more spacious 2020 Buick Encore GX acts as a step between the Encore and Envision, and it set itself apart from its smaller sibling with distinctive styling options and more innovative technology.
Safety and space come standard
With spacious accommodations for up to five — including more front-row headroom and legroom than the Encore — and more cargo space behind the second row and overall, the 2020 Buick Encore GX gives families more of what makes the Encore a reliable choice. With standard QuietTuning Technology and available amenities like leather-appointed seating and automatic dual-zone climate control, the Encore GX delivers what you need to make your next road trip a relaxing and enjoyable experience for everyone.
Another area in which the all-new Encore GX gives you and your family more is in terms of standard technologies. With the Encore GX Preferred, you get the Buick Driver Confidence Package, which includes key safety technologies like Forward Collision Alert, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Following Distance Indicator, Front Pedestrian Braking and IntelliBeam headlamps. These features keep you safer on the road and can be complemented with available features like Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Adaptive Cruise Control — Camera.
Smarter on the inside
A modern crossover should provide modern amenities aimed at making your drive easier. To this end, the 2020 Buick Encore GX steps up with the latest Buick Infotainment System, which you can control easily via an 8-inch diagonal full-color touch-screen display. Staying connected and accessing your favorite apps is easier than ever with built-in Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, and you can amplify smart access technology even more with available Alexa functionality.
Keeping your devices powered up and connected to the internet is also easier in the Buick Encore GX. With available wireless smartphone charging, you need only place a compatible smartphone in the center console tray to build your battery back up to 100 percent. If your passengers need to use a smart device, an available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot delivers high-speed internet for up to seven devices. Speaking of staying connected, the Encore GX is available with 10 years of Buick Connected Access, which lets you tap into intelligent features like Buick Smart Driver and Vehicle Diagnostics.
The all-new Buick Encore GX ST
Want to stand out even more? You’ll want to check out the 2020 Buick Encore GX with the available Sport Touring Package. Available at all three trim levels, the Sport Touring Package delivers one of the more dynamic looking faces on the road today via an exclusive ST mesh grille. This grille commands attention by contrasting high-gloss black mesh with sporty red inserts, which plays off of a bold red accent line in the lower front fascia to create a dynamic and athletic look.
Playing even more into the stylish appearance of the Encore GX ST are exclusive 18-inch aluminum Medium Android high-gloss wheels with Dark Android high-gloss inserts, which have a unique textured look that emphasizes luxury and athleticism at once. In addition to standard integrated roof rails that let you lead a more active lifestyle, the Encore GX ST is available with a Black Roof Package that adds a contrast black roof, mirrors and roof rails for models in the White Frost Tricoat, Satin Steel Metallic or Chili Red Metallic colors.
Amply equipped with cutting-edge safety and connectivity tech and possessing a distinctive sense of style, the all-new 2020 Buick Encore GX is a great choice for young professionals and growing families. See what the first-ever Encore GX has to offer for you when you visit your local Buick dealership.
This article is presented by Joyce Koons Buick GMC.