The 2013 Buick Encore is taking a little on the luxury crossover offer crossover appearance in a small package. There is no way to get around this, the five-seat Encore is a very small car and styling that makes it seem like it will fit in the palm of your hand, it does not do any favors in this area makes. This is not the Encore to denigrate in any way, is clearly Buick on something because BMW and Audi both introduced models of similar stature this year-there is a market for cute arts and the Encore definitely fits the bill. Buick ‘s signature styling parts are present, including the hood portals, blue tinted headlights and waterfall grille. The Encore is very upright, 18-inch aluminum wheels are standard.
2013 Buick Encore Engine
Under the hood of Encore GM-140-horsepower turbocharged 1,4-liter four-cylinder makes 148 pounds-feet of torque. The six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive is standard, with optional all-wheel drive for those looking for extra traction. The 2013 Buick Encore gets better fuel economy compared to most compact crossovers, 25/33 mpg city/highway for FWD setup and the 23/ 30 mpg with AWD.
2013 Buick Encore Interior
Inside, the2013 Buick Encore ‘s business card silence. Buick put a lot of effort into separating the Encore cabin from the outside world, with laminated glass, sound-absorbing materials, and even active noise cancellation to keep what happens inside of the enthusiasm insulated externally. It’s not as much cargo space as you would find folded in most crossovers, 18.5 cubic feet behind rear seats and the 48.4 cubic feet with the seats. In addition, the front passenger seat folds flat as well as for longer cargo.
The Encore interior has a modern look with blue highlights on the instrument panel and center console, and many upscale materials. It also features some of the GM’s latest technology, including IntelliLink, the Smartphone applications can stream and uses a large seven-inch display line. IntelliLink is standard, as are art leather seat, Bluetooth, USB/iPod connectivity and steering wheel-mounted audio/telephone controls. Dual-zone automatic climate control and leather upholstery are optional for extra comfort.
2013 Buick Encore Safety
Although it has not yet been tested crash, the 2013 Buick Encore, one of the best collections of standard safety features comes to. 10 air-bags, a backup camera, ABS brakes, an electronic stability system and OnStar are standard. For added security, forward collision and lane departure warning systems are optional for the 2013 Buick Encore.