Vehicle Profile: 2021 Buick Encore GX ST
Spice up the Buick Encore GX with the Sport Touring package, an option available on all trim levels. This exclusive appearance package takes this bold SUV’s styling to the next level with a unique grille and stylish accents.
With the Sport Touring-exclusive high-gloss black mesh grille, your Buick Encore GX will turn heads wherever you go. This dramatic grille sets itself apart with aggressive brushstroke-like red accents. It pairs perfectly with the Sport Touring’s 18-inch Medium Android high-gloss wheels. And if you’re looking to customize the Buick Encore GX ST further, complement it with the Black Roof Package. This available addition brings drama to the SUV’s bold design with a blacked-out roof, mirrors, and roof rails.
Powertrain and efficiency
Since the Sport Touring package is available at every trim level, you can choose between two different engines to power your Encore GX. The standard 1.2-liter Turbo engine delivers 137 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. If you’d like a more spirited ride, upgrade to the 1.3-liter turbo mill, which delivers 155 horsepower and 174 lb-ft torque along with an EPA-estimated 32 mpg on the highway.*
Interior space and comfort
With room for five passengers and 23.5 cubic feet of cargo room behind the rear seats, the 2021 Buick Encore GX ST proves that you don’t have to sacrifice style for versatility. If you need more storage space, fold down the back-row seats to open up the full 50.2 cubic feet of storage space. And if you’d like to add some additional luxury to your daily drive, upgrade to enjoy automatic dual-zone climate control and cozy heated front seats.
Thanks to its ample standard and available tech tools, the 2021 Buick Encore GX ST makes it easy to stay connected on the go. It comes standard with a handy 120-volt power outlet that’s perfect for powering laptops or gaming consoles, so you’ve got all the power you need, whether you’re using your Encore GX ST for work or play. And with its built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capabilities, you and your passengers can stream media, surf the web, play games, or browse social media wherever your adventures take you. On top of that, the Encore GX ST boasts a standard six-speaker audio system and offers an available seven-speaker Bose® premium audio system. And in terms of infotainment tech, the Encore GX ST provides an 8-inch color touch-screen display with available built-in navigation. You can make use of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ for easy access to your favorite entertainment, navigation, and communication apps.
Smart safety features
The Buick Encore GX ST is more than just sporty — it’s smart, too. It comes standard with Automatic Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning. For more peace of mind on the road, upgrade to receive Rear Park Assist, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Automatic Parking Assist with Braking, and HD Surround Vision to help you prevent fender benders.
The 2021 Buick Encore GX ST delivers both style and substance. If you’d like to see if this sporty small SUV is right for your lifestyle, consider taking it for a test drive.
*EPA estimated MPG 30 city, 32 highway 1.3L engine FWD.
This article is presented by VanDevere Auto Group.