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2019 Buick Encore Overview

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The 2019 Buick Encore is an affordable, luxurious compact crossover filled with the latest technology and an abundance of customizable features and amenities. With a starting MSRP of $23,200, the 2019 Encore is the perfect choice for those wanting peppy performance and a smooth ride.

The 2019 Buick Encore is available at four trim levels: Encore, Preferred, Sport Touring, and Essence.


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2019 Buick Encore

What’s new for the 2019 Buick Encore?

Quite a bit has changed for the 2019 Encore, including the removal of two trims: Preferred II and Premium. The exterior of the Encore has changed as well, with the addition of two exterior colors — Deep Azure Metallic and Satin Steel Gray Metallic — and the removal of Black Cherry Metallic, Graphite Gray Metallic, and Coastal Blue Metallic.

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2019 Buick Encore

2019 Buick Encore Exterior

The small size of the 2019 Encore allows you to zip around corners and maneuver into those tricky parking spots. Its elegant lines and signature Buick grille are accented by 18-inch machined-face alloy wheels and LED Daytime Running Lamps. While you typically have to upgrade to the highest of trims on other SUVs to get heated, power-adjustable outside mirrors with integrated turn signals, they come standard on the base Encore.

Exterior features available on the 2019 Buick Encore:

  • 18-inch all-season blackwall tires, 18-inch machined-face alloy wheels with Light Argent Metallic pockets, Acoustic laminated glass, Roof-mounted antenna, Available Black Carbon Metallic lower exterior accent color, Body-color door handles with chrome strip, Front and rear accent color fascias, Deep-tinted glass, Halogen headlamps, Heated power outside mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, LED Daytime Running Lamps, Available front license plate bracket, Roof-mounted side rails, Solar-absorbing windshield, Rear intermittent wipers, Front intermittent wipers with pulse washers

Exterior features available on the 2019 Buick Encore Preferred:

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  • Available 18-inch five-spoke aluminum alloy wheels with Midnight Silver finish, Available accessory carrier hitch, Available front and rear splash guards, Available power moonroof, Available roof rack cross rails, Available Satin Nickel Metallic lower exterior accent color, Available wheel lock kit

Exterior features available on the 2019 Buick Encore Sport Touring:

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  • 18-inch Midnight Silver aluminum alloy wheels, Encore Sport Touring Package, Fog lamps, Rear sport spoiler

Exterior features available on the 2019 Buick Encore Essense:

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  • 18-inch aluminum wheels with Technical Gray pockets, LED headlamps, Available Rainsense™ automatic wipers

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2019 Buick Encore Performance

Standard for all trims of the 2019 Buick Encore is a 1.4-liter DOHC turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. This powertrain allows you to tap into up to 138 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque while behind the wheel. On the Sport Touring and Essence trims is an available 1.4-liter SIDI Turbo with Start-Stop technology, upping performance to 153 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque.

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2019 Buick Encore Efficiency

With the standard 1.4-liter DOHC turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the 2019 Buick Encore is capable of getting 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway, when equipped with front-wheel drive (FWD). All-wheel drive will lower efficiency slightly to 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. However, when you go with the available SIDI Turbo on the Sport Touring and Essence trims, the 2019 Encore can get an estimated 26 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.

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2019 Buick Encore Interior

From the outside, you wouldn’t think the 2019 Buick Encore has seating for up to five people and a spacious 48.4 cubic feet of room for cargo. You’ll feel totally comfortable in the six-way power driver’s seat while Active Noise Cancellation keeps the cabin completely serene. However, if you want to amp things up a bit, opt for the Sport Touring trim and its available Bose® audio system. For supreme luxury, the top-tier Essence trim offers a driver memory seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, and heated driver and front passenger seats.

Interior features available on the 2019 Buick Encore:

  • Interior: Two-way manual front passenger seat, Six-way power driver seat, 60/40 split-folding rear bench seat, Active Noise Cancellation, Single-zone manual air conditioning, Particle air filter, Rear assist handle, Cruise control, Rear-window electric defogger, Power door locks, Front door sill plate cover, Available ebony cloth with leatherette seat trim, Flat-folding front passenger seatback, Front passenger underseat storage, Dual glove box, Two-way adjustable up/down headrests, Dual note tone horn, Inside rearview manual day/night mirror, Keyless Open with extended range Remote Keyless Entry, Leather-wrapped steering wheel, Dimming instrument panel cluster, Overhead courtesy lamp, Rear cargo compartment lamp, Oil life monitoring system, Rear vision camera, Rear cargo area covered storage, Satin Silver and Chrome shift knob, Front bucket seats, Adjustable tilt and telescopic steering column, Steering-wheel mounted controls, Covered and illuminated vanity mirrors, Power windows with Express-Up/Down
  • Radio and Technology: 2-inch diagonal color Driver Information Center, Six-speaker audio system, Bluetooth®, Buick Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity, Buick Infotainment System with 8-inch diagonal color touchscreen, Built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot, OnStar® and Buick Connected Services capable, QuietTuning™, SiriusXM® Radio, Theft-deterrent alarm system

Interior features available on the 2019 Buick Encore Preferred:

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  • Interior: Available all-weather cargo and floor mats, Available cargo area tray, Available cargo net, Color-keyed and carpeted front and rear floor mats, Available front footwell and cup holder lighting kit, Available premium floor liners, Retractable cargo shade, Available shale cloth with leatherette trim, Available Safety Package

Interior features available on the 2019 Buick Encore Sport Touring:

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  • Interior: Available semi-automatic air conditioning
  • Radio and Technology: Available Bose® audio system, Available Buick Infotainment System with navigation and 8-inch diagonal color touchscreen, Available HD Radio™

Interior features available on the 2019 Buick Encore Essence:

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  • Interior: Six-way power passenger seat, Available Brandy leather-appointed seat trim, Driver memory seat, Dual-zone automatic climate control, Available ebony leather-appointed seat trim, Heated driver and front passenger seats, Available in-vehicle air ionizer, Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, Available shale leather-appointed seat trim
  • Radio and Technology: 120-volt power outlet, Available Forward Collision Alert, Available Front and Rear Park Assist, Available Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Available Safety Package II, Side Blind Zone Alert, Universal Home Remote

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2019 Buick Encore Safety

With standard features like the StabiliTrak® stability control system and a tire pressure monitoring system, you’ll feel safe and sound inside the 2019 Encore. Along with the comprehensive list of standard systems are the available options like Forward Collision Alert, Front and Rear Park Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Side Blind Zone Alert.

Standard safety features:

  • Ten airbags
  • Manual child security rear door locks
  • Four-wheel antilock disc brakes
  • LATCH System
  • Passenger Sensing System
  • Three-point driver, front passenger, and rear seatbelts
  • StabiliTrak® stability control system
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

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