2017 Buick Encore Gets Latest Tech, Sculpted Design

Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 by in GM Canada


2017 Buick Encore Gets Latest Tech, Sculpted Design

New LED headlights, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto for Buick’s best-seller

2016-03-22

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NEW YORK (Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016) – Today, Buick introduced a new 2017 Encore, strengthening a interest of North America’s many renouned tiny SUV with some-more polished styling and new connectivity record – including accessible Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

A new front-end entrance and a new reward interior prominence a visible refinements, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are upheld by next-generation IntelliLink, featuring an 8-inch-diagonal colour hold screen.

Push-button start, keyless transparent around a extraneous doorway handles and an 8-inch colour touchscreen prominence a Encore’s register of new customary features.

“The Buick Encore combined a reward tiny SUV shred and stays a tip choice for business seeking reward facilities and dependability joined with undying design,” pronounced Mike Speranzini, code executive – Buick and GMC for Canada. “In one of Canada’s fast elaborating segments, a Encore continues to lead with smart, eloquent updates and a new turn of technology-infused magnificence and refinement.

Introduced in 2013, a Encore fast forged out a niche of a own, charity a reward facilities typically compared with incomparable oppulance SUVs though with larger maneuverability.

Overall, SUVs now comment for approximately 55 percent of Buick sell sales in Canada, adult from 35 percent before to a introduction of a Enclave in 2007. Starting this summer with a attainment of a Envision – that slots directly between a Encore and Enclave – Buick will offer SUVs in a 3 many renouned segments.

The 2017 Encore goes on sale this fall, primarily charity in 5 trim levels: Encore (1SB), Encore Sport Touring (1SH), Encore Convenience (1SD), Encore Leather (1SL) and Encore Premium (1SN). Front-wheel expostulate is standard, with all-wheel expostulate available.

It is a third all-new or significantly updated Buick entrance to Canada in 2016, fasten a Envision compress SUV and LaCrosse sedan.

Sculptural Beauty

The new pattern facilities a sculptural surfacing and superb line work that continues to heed a Buick brand. The further of a swift grille with Buick’s new tri-colour insignia, new front headlamps and back LED signature tail lamps contemporize a Encore and set adult a visible upsurge around a whole vehicle. Uplevel models accept Buick’s full LED headlamps, that yield efficient, transparent lighting of a highway ahead.

Also new are a chrome empty outlet, body-colour exhilarated outward mirrors, a new 18-inch circle pattern and 3 extraneous colours: Black Cherry Metallic, Ebony Twilight Metallic and White Frost Metallic.

Premium interior

Building on Buick’s repute for reward and still newcomer environments, a 2017 Encore elevates with a new interior pattern and a larger importance on element selection, chain and pointed sum like splendid accents and contrariety stitching.

An updated instrument row flows opposite a interior and incorporates a new sign cluster with a 4.2-inch-diagonal colour motorist information centre. Also, a new centre smoke-stack blends with a instrument row to offer some-more discerning entrance for a user interface and a new, frameless 8-inch colour hold screen.

IntelliLink is designed to support a latest interface technologies, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Buick’s connectivity also includes OnStar 4G LTE with a Wi-Fi hotspot, that is now customary opposite a brand’s U.S. indication line. With a 4G LTE connection, Encore allows passengers to bond adult to 7 inclination to high-speed wireless Internet.

Core features

All 2017 Encore models offer room for 5 and adult to 1,371 litres (48.4 cubic feet) of storage space with a 60/40 separate back chair folded. Standard facilities embody 10 atmosphere bags, StabiliTrak fortitude encouragement and a 1.4L turbo four-cylinder/six-speed involuntary powertrain rated during an GM-estimated 9.5 L/100km city and 7.2 L/100km highway (FWD models).

A singular 1.4L turbo with approach injection, some-more power, some-more torque and stop/start technology, charity an GM-estimated 8.5 L/100km city and 6.9 L/100km highway (FWD models), is accessible on many trims.

Buick’s disdainful QuietTuning is customary on all models and includes Bose® Active Noise Cancellation technology. Encore also offers accessible active reserve facilities including Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Park Assist, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning.  

FAST FACT: Encore was named Best Compact Crossover/SUV in a U.S. Kelley Blue Book’s 2016 5-Year Cost to Own Awards – a third uninterrupted year for a accolade.

About Buick in Canada

Buick is an general complicated oppulance code charity vehicles with sculpted designs, lush interiors and courteous personal technologies, along with responsive-yet-efficient performance. Buick is attracting new business with a portfolio of award-winning oppulance models in North America and China. Learn some-more about Buick cars and crossovers during www.buick.ca, on Twitter @BuickCanada or during www.facebook.com/BuickCanada.

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