2013 Buick Encore

Dec 3rd
Buick’s new Encore sub-micro hatchback/crossover invites a lot of questions. First of all, what is it? Well, it’s an answer to a question asked by buyers in China, where Buick thrives. It shares major mechanical pieces with the Chevrolet Sonic, which might, in the eye of a bigger-is-better American public, cast a pall of cheapness over it. So why is…
2016 Buick Encore

Nov 22nd
Buick’s spud-shaped Encoresubcompact crossover is going under the knife. In addition to refreshed exterior and interior styling, the 2017 Buick Encore will offer GM’s latest 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine across nearly the entire lineup. But we’re ahead of the curve a bit with this review, as the engine already is available in one version of the Buick for 2016: the…
2017 Buick Encore

Nov 15th
In the burgeoning field of subcompact crossovers, the Buick Encore stands out for a couple of important reasons.For one, compared with its many competitors, it has an upscale aura, particularly inside. But whether we can refer to it as luxurious depends on your definition of that term. We think it’s not quite there, so we’ll settle on calling it premium,…