The approaching 2017 Buick Encore will hit the market with some improvements. There is nothing too much different compared to the previous model, but according to Company; the latest model comes with some slight redesigns in almost every segment. So, the most recent model will hit the dealerships with new exterior design, an updated and modernistic interior design, as well as with some new high tech features. We know that this model is a well-selling vehicle with a lot of unit’s sale in 2015. According to Buick, in last year 67.500 were sold and that is almost 33.000 unit’s improvement compared to the 2013 year. From this data, we can conclude that this year will be another record-breaking year, and this is one of the reasons why Buick decides to redesign this model. If you want to buy small SUV, the upcoming Encore is ideal vehicle for you, but why is this so find out in the following review:
2017 Buick Encore – Remarkable Body Design:
The exterior design of the resulting 2017 Buick Encore is very nice and simple and most of the changes you can notice at the front fascia. First of all, the front grille of the Encore is slightly redesigned and it features Buick’s winged grille design with the new tri-color Buick emblem. Furthermore, the headlights of the forthcoming model are also redesigned and we can notice new shape here. Both, the headlights and the taillights are powered by the new LED technology. The fog lights are also modified and this certainly gives the crossover a more fashionable appearance. Big air intakes are incorporated into the front bumper, just between the fog lights. At the sides, we can see large 18-inch alloy wheels paired with high-quality tires. This small SUV will be offered in numerous colors, but we have three new colors choices and those are Black Cherry Metallic, White Frost Metallic and Ebony Twilight Metallic.
The interior design of the upcoming model is also refreshed and here we can notice a lot of new things. First of all, the cabin will contain more quality materials than before while the dashboard will have a totally new design. If you decide to buy this model, you will have an updated gauge cluster with a 4.2-inch color information screen. At the center of the dashboard, the latest model will provide new 8.0-inch infotainment display with a frameless screen design. Also, the resulting 2017 Buick Encore provide an updated IntelliLink infotainment software into the system with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto apps. Everything else inside remains unchanged.
2017 Buick Encore – Powertrain Configuration:
The approaching 2017 Buick Encore will be powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that will be capable of delivering 138 hp and 148 pound-feet of torque with lower level trims. If you choose higher trim like Sports Touring Edition or Premium trim, the max output will be increased to the 153 hp and 177 pound-feet thanks to the direct injection. Regardless of tune, this engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission system while the drive type is FWD (Front-wheel-drive). EPA says that the fuel consumption of this model is rated at 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway for the base tuned 1.4-liter with FWD.
2017 Buick Encore – Date of Arrival and Price:
The release date of the most recent 2017 Buick Encore should be by the end of the current year while the starting price is rated at $25.000. Some of its main rivals is Mini Countryman.