2017 Buick Encore Engine, Cosmetic Changes

The Buick Encore is one of the bestselling vehicles in China and North America. The subcompact crossover was unveiled in 2013 and quickly gained enormous popularity in these regions. The current model has been around for many months, so we are looking forward to a new model. The upcoming car should go with the name 2017 Buick Encore.

2017 Buick Encore front

2017 Buick Encore – Inner Cosmetic Changes:

The entire exterior of the upcoming Encore will look simple but appealing to the eye. From the photos going around on the internet, the car looks modern with some sophisticated exterior features. Concerning design and construction, we anticipate for lightweight materials that will significantly reduce the car’s weight and bring about better speed and fuel efficiency.

The 2017 Buick Encore will get the normal company’s iconic grille, but with a few refreshments. The headlights will incorporate the LED technology while the bumper will get some beautiful accents. With a new elegant spoiler and sharp taillights, the car will look sleeker from the rear end. Stylish side mirrors and brand-new 18-inch wheels will glaze the sides.

You can expect more space in the interior of 2017 Buick Encore. This time round the automaker will not leave anything to chance when it comes to designing the cabin space. It will ensure the cars get enough headspace, legroom and cargo space. As for the materials, there will be wood trims and top-quality metal accents in most components of the cabin. On the technology side, we are looking forward to an IntelliLink infotainment system capable of providing driving information and entertainment. This system will comprise of a wider display screen and digital controls. It will support Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and other connectivity options. Other tech features anticipated for include: audio system, navigation system, and climate control system.

What’s more? The 2017 Buick Encore will get a good number of safety and security features. You can expect emergency brakes, cruise control, airbags, blind-spot monitors, rearview camera, security alarms, lane keeps assist, seatbelts, and parking assist.

2017 Buick Encore interior

2017 Buick Encore – Engine and Fuel Economy:

The new Encore Buick will get two engine options. You should expect a 1.4-liter turbo I4 engine capable of generating 138 hp and 185 lb-ft. A 6-speed automatic transmission system will be included. This transmitter will boost gear shifts and improve fuel efficiency. The car will be equipped with both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. With the I4 engine, the new Buick car will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 9.3 seconds. Concerning fuel economy, we are anticipating for 25 mpg in city and 33 mpg on the highway.

2017 Buick Encore side

2017 Buick Encore – Price, Release Date and Competition:

The new Encore car will join the list of the most affordable CUVs. You will spend around $25,000 to own the crossover base model. There will be trim levels which will cost more. The most expensive premium model will retail at around $36,000. The car will be released in the second half of 2016.

Sales of the upcoming Buick mid-size SUV will be limited by the following cars: Mazda CX-3, Mercedes-Benz GLA, Audi Q5 and BMW X1.

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