2021 Buick Encore GX FWD 4dr Preferred

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Price with options: $24,200

MSRP: $24,200

Base Invoice: $23,329

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Sport Utility

MPG

City: 28 - Hwy: 31

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2021 Buick Encore GX Pros

For 2021, the Buick Encore GX gets no major changes except for the addition of Wireless Apple CarPlay and Wireless Android Auto as standard on all models. SiriusXM is also now available on all models. The Buick Encore GX also made minor exterior changes to front and rear facias on all models, except for the optional Sport Touring Package.

The Buick Encore GX is a recently introduced small crossover SUV that features upscale styling and premium amenities. It fits right in between the Buick Encore and the Buick Envision.

2021 Buick Encore GX Model Highlights

The Encore GX is available in front-wheel and all-wheel drive both with three trim levels: Preferred, Select and Essence. Power is supplied by either a 137-hp 1.2-liter turbocharged engine or a 155-hp 1.3-liter turbocharged engine. The 1.3L is mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission.

Trim-dependent standard equipment includes: 18-inch aluminum wheels, LED daytime running lights, fog lights, passive entry/start, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control and Satellite radio. Every Encore stay connected with a Buick infotainment system, featuring an 8-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth streaming audio, 4G and Wi-Fi hotspot capability, three USB ports and smartphone integration. Standard safety features include anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, stability/traction control systems, a rearview camera and OnStar, as well as ten airbags; other available technologies include Forward Collision Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Alert and Side Blind Zone Alert.

The base trim Preferred standard features include, Buick Driver Confidence package, Buick QuietTuning Technology, 18" aluminum wheels, a CVT transmission, electronic parking brakes, heated power mirrors, automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, Following Distance Indicator, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, IntelliBeam auto high beam, LED daytime running lights, 8-inch touchscreen monitor, Wireless Apple CarPlay and Wireless Android Auto, Teen Driver, SiriusXM? Satellite radio, 4G LTE WI-Fi capable, cloth and leatherette seats, and keyless open and start push button.

The Select trim builds on the base adding more comfort and safety with Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, power adjustable heated front seats, remote vehicle starter, automatic dual zone climate control and roof rails.

The top of the line Essence has it all including leather seats, Full LED headlamps and taillamps, heated leather wrapped steering wheel, air Ionizer, power mirrors with reverse tilt down, auto-dimming rearview mirror, memory system for 2 drivers includes exterior mirrors and garage door transmitter.

Some packages are available to customize your Encore GX, Sport Touring Package, Experience Buick Package, Advanced Technology Package, Sport Touring Package, Convenience Package, Hands-Free Power Liftgate Package, Black Roof package and Safety Package.

2021 Buick Encore GX Model News

The Buick Encore GX competes with other small SUV/crossovers in the market. It offers buyers an appealing blend of small size, luxury and SUV-like practicality. All-wheel drive is available, but the Buick is less about off-roading and more about all-weather driving in comfort. Luxury-oriented touches abound that usually are reserved for cars costing much more. The Encore GX is a great value, with touches of luxury, an array of technology and safety features, this small SUV comes with generous cargo space and a folding flat passenger seat to carry larger items. In the premium luxury market of small SUVs, Encore GX is priced lower that some competitor such as the BMW X2 and Lexus UX. Other rivals in the market are Kia Seltos, Mazda CX-30 and Hyundai Kona.

2021 Buick Encore GX Value Writeup

Refined style; great fuel economy; spacious for small SUV; lots of standard features; available all-wheel drive

Brakes
4-Wheel Brake ABS System
Pwr Brake Type
Yes Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
16 x - TBD - Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15 x - TBD - Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Cooling System
- TBD - Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
Electrical
- TBD - Cold Cranking Amps @ 0? F (Primary)
130 Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
Engine
1.2/- TBD - Displacement
LIH Engine Order Code
Turbocharged Engine Type
Direct Injection Fuel System
137 @ 5000 SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
162 @ 2500 SAE Net Torque @ RPM
Mileage
28 EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 Fuel Economy Est-Combined (N/A)
Suspension
N/A Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
MacPherson Strut Suspension Type - Front
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Compound Crank Suspension Type - Rear
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transmission
N/A Clutch Size (in)
Front Wheel Drive Drivetrain
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
5.45 Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.621-0.374 First Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 Reverse Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
Continuously Variable Ratio Trans Description Cont.
Trans Description Cont. Again
MRG Trans Order Code
1 Trans Type
Vehicle
Small Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD EPA Classification
Weight Information
- TBD - Base Curb Weight (lbs)
PACKAGE
Buick Driver Confidence includes (UHY) Automatic Emergency Braking, (UKJ) Front Pedestrian Braking, (UEU) Forward Collision Alert, (UE4) Following Distance Indicator, (UHX) Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning and (TQ5) IntelliBeam headlamp control with auto high beam
MECHANICAL
Engine, ECOTEC 1.2L Turbo (GM-estimated 137 hp [102 kW] @ 5,000 rpm, 162 lb-ft of torque [219 Nm] @ 2,500 rpm)
Transmission, Continuously Variable (CVT)
GVWR, 4211 lbs. (1910 kg)
Keyless start, push button
Engine control, stop/start system
Engine control, stop/start system disable switch, non-latching
Engine air filtration monitor
Axle, 5.45 final drive ratio
Front-wheel drive
Trailering provisions includes 4-wire electrical harness and 4-pin sealed connector
Suspension, Ride and Handling
Steering, power, variable effort, electric
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc
Brakes, front and rear, electric
Brake, electronic parking
Capless Fuel Fill
EXTERIOR
Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) Bright Silver painted aluminum
Tires, 225/55R18 all-season, blackwall
Wheel, spare, 16" (40.6 cm) steel
Tire, compact spare 16" (40.3 cm), located under cargo floor
Bumper, front with Anderson Silver accents (Replaced with (VHU) front sport bumper when (GFC) Sport Touring Package is ordered.)
Bumper, rear with Anderson Silver accents (Replaced with (VPS) rear sport bumper when (GFC) Sport Touring Package is ordered.)
Moldings, bodyside, molded color (Not available with (GFC) Sport Touring Package.)
Moldings, upper side window, chrome roofline and gloss Black beltline
Fascia, front and rear (Not available with (GFC) Sport Touring Package.)
Shutters, front lower grille, active front
Headlamps, halogen
Headlamp control, automatic on and off
Headlamp control, IntelliBeam auto high beam
Fog lamps, front, LED
Lamp, LED center high-mounted stop/brake lamp
Tail lamps, halogen
Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding
Glass, acoustic, laminated windshield
Glass, deep-tinted
Windshield, solar absorbing
Wipers, front intermittent with pulse washers
Wiper, rear intermittent
QuietTuning Buick exclusive process that consists of acoustically enhanced windshield and side glass, along with numerous noise canceling acoustic treatments to reduce, block and absorb noise and vibration to create a quiet interior cabin
Liftgate, manual
Door handles, body-color with chrome strips
Door pillar trim, blackout
Mechanical jack with tools
ENTERTAINMENT
Audio system, 8" diagonal Buick Infotainment System includes multi-touch display, AM/FM stereo, Bluetooth streaming audio for music and most phones and Wireless Apple Carplay/Wireless Android Auto for compatible phones
Audio system feature, 6-speaker system, enhanced performance
SiriusXM Radio enjoy an All Access trial subscription with over 150 channels including commercial-free music, plus sports, news and entertainment. Plus listening on the SiriusXM app, online and at home on compatible connected devices is included, so you'll hear the best SiriusXM has to offer, anywhere life takes you. Welcome to the world of SiriusXM. (IMPORTANT: The SiriusXM radio trial package is not provided on vehicles that are ordered for Fleet Daily Rental ("FDR") use. If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates. Fees and taxes apply. See the SiriusXM Customer Agreement at www.siriusxm.com for complete terms and how to cancel. All fees, content, features, and availability are subject to change.)
Wireless Apple CarPlay/Wireless Android Auto
4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot capable (Terms and limitations apply. See onstar.com or dealer for details.)
Antenna, roof-mounted
Noise control system, active noise cancellation
INTERIOR
Seats, front bucket
Cloth with Leatherette seat trim
Seat adjuster, driver 6-way manual (Replaced with (A2X) Driver 8-way power seat adjuster when (Y55) Cold Weather Comfort Package is ordered.)
Seat adjuster, front passenger 4-way manual
Headrests, 2-way adjustable, up/down, driver and front passenger
Seatback, front passenger flat-folding
Knee bolster, driver and front passenger
Seat, rear 40/60 split-bench, folding (60 percent on passenger side)
Console, floor, with armrest
Floor mats, color-keyed and carpeted front
Floor mats, color-keyed and carpeted rear
Door sill plate cover, front
Steering column, tilt and telescopic, adjustable
Steering wheel, leather-wrapped 3-spoke, color-keyed with theft-deterrent locking feature
Steering wheel controls mounted audio, cruise control, Driver Information Center, Forward Collision Alert gap adjust and phone interface controls
Driver Information Center enhanced, 4.2" multi-color display, includes tachometer, speedometer, trip odometer, fuel level, coolant temperature, oil life monitor, battery and compass
Speedometer, miles/kilometers, miles odometer
Compass display
Window, power with driver Express-Up/Down
Window, power with front passenger Express-Down
Windows, power, rear with Express-Down
Door locks, power with lockout protection
Key system, 2 keys
Keyless Open, includes extended range Remote Keyless Entry
Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
Remote panic alarm
Theft-deterrent system, electrical, unauthorized entry
USB ports, 2 (1 USB Type-A, 1 USB Type-C) with auxiliary input jack (Included with (IOR) 8" diagonal Buick Infotainment System. Not available with (MCR) Memory card receptacle.)
USB charging ports, 2 (1 USB Type-A, 1 USB Type-C), charging only
Air conditioning, semi-automatic with electronic controls
HVAC duct, underneath rear right-passenger seat
Defogger, rear-window, electric
Glovebox, dual
Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night with tilt
Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors, covered, sliding
Assist handle with coat hook, front passenger
Assist handles, rear outboard
Lighting, interior, dimming instrument panel cluster
Lighting, interior, overhead courtesy dual reading lamp
Lighting, interior, roof, rear courtesy
Lighting, rear cargo compartment lamp
Shift knob, satin silver and chrome
Map pocket, driver seatback
Map pocket, front passenger seatback, lateral mesh
Cargo security cover, rear, stowable under rear cargo load floor
Buick Connected Access capable (Subject to terms. See onstar.com or dealer for details.)
SAFETY
StabiliTrak, stability control system
Automatic Emergency Braking
Front Pedestrian Braking
Brake lining wear indicator
Daytime Running Lamps, Signature LED
Airbags, frontal and knee for driver and front passenger, seat-mounted side-impact and head-curtain for front and rear seating positions (Always use seat belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
Airbag, Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector (Always use seat belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
OnStar and Buick connected services capable (Terms and limitations apply. See onstar.com or dealer for details.)
Rear Vision Camera
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
Forward Collision Alert
Following Distance Indicator
Seat belt, 3-point, driver with load limiter and pretensioners, height adjustable
Seat belt, 3-point, front passenger with load limiter and pretensioners, height adjustable
Seat belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) for child restraint seats, second row, 2 lower anchors for outboard seating positions only, 3 top tether anchors for all 3 seating positions
Door locks, rear child security
Teen Driver a configurable feature that lets you activate customizable vehicle settings associated with a key fob, to help encourage safe driving behavior. It can limit certain available vehicle features, and it prevents certain safety systems from being turned off. An in-vehicle report card gives you information on driving habits and helps you to continue to coach your new driver
Tire Fill Alert (Does not monitor spare tire.)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System, manual learn (Does not monitor spare tire.)
Horn, dual note tone