The 2018 Buick Encore recalls that Buick remains an innovator. Its pint-sized crossing makes it possible to bridge the gap between the main luxury and the luxury of Megabuck. Its take into account in reduced accommodation but still premium were copied by several other brands, but Encore remains competitive.
The changes of 2018 Buick Encore included a new grid, a revised rear fascia, LED taillights and a redesigned dash with updated gauges and a larger 8-inch touch screen infotainment system that helped Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto. At only 8.3 feet of bumper against bumper, Encore is one of the shortest vehicles on the road. But its large construction results in excellent front and rear height. It also provides chair-shaped seats, so there is actually a room for rear legs habitable for adults of average construction. The cargo space is tight for an SUV. But the 18.8 cubic feet behind the rear seat rival the trunk volume of a compact car, while folding the files creates a 48.4 cubic feet practice. Frankly, you might need to be a little smart if you take a lot of things with you. But the front passenger seat folds flat, so Encore is capable of carrying objects up to 8 feet in length.
The 2018 Buick Encore uses a 1.4-liter I-4 turbo with two different power outputs. The standard multi-port injection version makes 138 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque and has an EPA rating of 25/33 mpg city / highway with front-wheel drive and 24/30 mpg with all-wheel drive (AWD). The direct-injection direct-injection version reaches 153 horsepower and 177 lb.-ft. of torque and offers 27/33 mpg with front-wheel drive and 26/31 mpg with all-wheel drive. A six-speed automatic transmission is the only transmission available. In the Motor Trend test, a Buick Encore Sporting 2017 European Championship with front-wheel drive managed to reach 60 km / h in 8.5 seconds and was stopped at 60 km / h in a respect of 119 feet.