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2017 Buick Encore

At a Glance

Pricing $22,990 - $31,965
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 1.4l I4 T
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 24-27 (city), 30-33 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 51
Style 3 stars out of 5
Utility 2 stars out of 5
Livability 3 stars out of 5
Value 4 stars out of 5
Fun 2 stars out of 5

Overview Information

The Encore is a small five-passenger, entry-level luxury SUV from Buick. At just 168 inches long outside, the Encore has a passenger compartment that is roughly equivalent to that of their smallest sedan, the Verano. Compared to other small SUVs, the Encore is a notch down in size from popular models like the Honda CR-V or Ford Escape. Power is provided by a small 1.4l turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Buick offers both FWD and AWD models with a six-speed automatic transmission standard. As an entry-level luxury vehicle, the Encore's feature list includes optional leather seating, a power-operated driver's seat, dual-zone climate control, and a Bose sound system. The Encore also includes an active noise cancellation system to help quiet the ride.

What Changed:

The 2017 Encore has revised front styling and an updated interior.

Official Word:

Buick today introduced the new 2017 Encore, strengthening the appeal of America's most popular small SUV with more refined styling and new connectivity technology - including available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. A new front-end appearance and a new premium interior highlight the visual refinements, while Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are supported by a next-generation IntelliLink system featuring an 8-inch-diagonal color touch screen. Push-button start, keyless unlock via the exterior door handles and an...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Encore 2 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 FWD 27/33/30 40 $22,990
Encore Preferred 2 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 FWD 27/33/30 40 $24,365
Encore Sport Touring 2 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 FWD 27/33/30 40 $25,565
Encore Sport Touring 2 1.4l I4 T (153-bhp) A6 FWD 25/33/29 44 $25,565
Encore Preferred II 2 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 FWD 27/33/30 40 $26,865
Encore Preferred II 2 1.4l I4 T (153-bhp) A6 FWD 25/33/29 44 $26,865
Encore Essence 3 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 FWD 27/33/30 40 $29,065
Encore Essence 3 1.4l I4 T (153-bhp) A6 FWD 25/33/29 44 $29,065
Encore Premium 3 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 FWD 27/33/30 40 $30,465
Encore Premium 3 1.4l I4 T (153-bhp) A6 FWD 25/33/29 44 $30,465
Encore Preferred 2 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 AWD 26/31/28 47 $25,865
Encore Sport Touring 2 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 AWD 26/31/28 47 $27,065
Encore Sport Touring 2 1.4l I4 T (153-bhp) A6 AWD 24/30/27 51 $27,065
Encore Preferred II 2 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 AWD 26/31/28 47 $28,365
Encore Preferred II 2 1.4l I4 T (153-bhp) A6 AWD 24/30/27 51 $28,365
Encore Essence 3 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 AWD 26/31/28 47 $30,565
Encore Essence 3 1.4l I4 T (153-bhp) A6 AWD 24/30/27 51 $30,565
Encore Premium 3 1.4l I4 T (138-bhp) A6 AWD 26/31/28 47 $31,965
Encore Premium 3 1.4l I4 T (153-bhp) A6 AWD 24/30/27 51 $31,965

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