All fans and lovers of Buick vehicles have reason to celebrate these days because according to Buick, the refreshed Encore model for 2017 will hit the dealerships all over the world in the first half of the next year. They also say that we can expect the best Encore so far because there is going to be a lot of improvements in almost every segment of the vehicle. In the last year, Encore model has doubled sales compared to 2014, and according to them, this year will be even better than 2015. We can expect close to 100.000 sales approximately. The newly 2017 Buick Encore is definitely a great choice for you if you are looking for small SUV and why is that so, you can find out in the following review.
2017 Buick Encore – Outstanding Exterior and Interior:
From the outside, the new model will be similar to the previous version. However, some slight changes from the front side are provided. The front fascia will be refreshed and here we can see a bit modified front grille with the winged grille design. Then, the headlights of the latest 2017 Buick Encore also have some slight modifications and we can expect new shape. Down low, the front bumper will remain the same as before, and it will feature large air intakes as well as LED-powered fog lights. The rest of the lighting will also use the newest LED technology. Even though this is a small SUV, the wheels are quite large. It will ride on 18-inch aluminum wheels fitted with tires for all season. One change compared to the previous version is the addition of some new colors including Ebony Twilight Metallic, Black Cherry Metallic and White Frost Metallic.
The interior design of the redesigned 2017 Buick Encore will also contain some new things. For example, the dashboard of this model will be almost completely redesigned. Here we can notice elegant 8.0-inch touchscreen display equipped with updated IntelliLink infotainment system. The gauge cluster is updated and now has 4.2-inch color information screen. The seats are very comfortable and covered with leather. Also, we can notice the addition of some new high tech features and some new high-quality materials. Some of the other interior features will include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto apps, modern air condition, adaptive cruise control, very adjustable seats, rearview camera, as well as many others.
2017 Buick Encore – Engine and Performance:
The recently 2017 Buick Encore will come on the market with great engine capability. The base engine will be 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. This model is capable of producing 138 hp and 148 pound-feet of torque. The Sport version boost around 153 hp and 177 pound-feet of torque thanks to the direct injection. This exceptional engine will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission system. According to EPA, the fuel consumption is rated a 25/33 mpg in the city/highway.
2017 Buick Encore – MSRP and Release Date:
The recently developed 2017 Buick Encore will be released next year, most likely in the first six months. This model will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of around $24.000-$25.000. We can certainly expect a great battle between this vehicle and its main rivals Volkswagen Tiguan and Mini Countryman. Each of them has a lot of good things on the offer.