..." We also expect the Encore to be quieter and more luxurious than Chevrolet or GMC's small crossovers and offer the materials quality evident in Buick models like the LaCrosse and Verano. To foster further solitude in the Encore's cabin, an active noise suppression system fends off sound from the engine and road by emitting noise-cancelling frequencies through the speakers. For power, the 2013 Encore will have a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder making 140 horsepower. A six-speed automatic transmission will be standard and all-wheel drive is available. The 2013 Buick Encore should be...
...The interface does not emulate the popular iPhone, however, it’s more like Windows 7. Leather-appointed seats with matching gearshift and instrument panel with brushed chrome accents further increase the car’s appeal. Newly implemented QuietTune technology will be standard on the Encore, an intriguing way to help keep the ride as silent as possible. In addition to using laminated glass and other sound-absorbing materials, Buick has employed a bit of “Old-School Sound Engineer” logic, by installing carefully placed microphones in the cabin to detect engine noise and subsequently...
Buick has issued a recall on its Encore compact crossover because of a problem that could cause the steering wheel of some of the cars to come loose or even detach from the... read more April 3, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
If you’re planning on shopping for a compact crossover but think that luxury brands are out of your price range, think again. The 2013 Buick Encore will come... read more September 21, 2012 by Kurt Ernst
General Motors already sells a rebadged version of its new 2013 Buick Encore in Europe as the Opel Mokka but soon the automaker may have a third Encore variant, and this one... read more March 28, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Making its debut this week at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show is the 2013 Buick Encore, which hits U.S. showrooms early next year and goes on sale in Europe later this year as the... read more January 11, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
As far back as August 2009 Buick released a teaser of a compact crossover that was essentially a rebadged version of the now obsolete Saturn Vue. The only major difference... read more January 10, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 1