2014 Buick Encore Overview
What’s New for the 2014 Buick Encore
Buick builds on the established success of the Encore for the 2014 model year by adding sophisticated safety features, including blind spot monitoring and rear-cross traffic alerts.
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2014 Buick Encore Exterior
The Buick Encore has been a hit with consumers for its ability to shrink the elegant styling of a full-size luxury SUV into a compact crossover, and that has not changed for 2014. The sporty, yet refined 2014 Buick Encore boasts standard 18-inch painted alloy wheels that deliver an unexpected air of distinction.
2014 Buick Encore Performance
All 2014 Buick Encores are powered by a versatile 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that generates 138 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. Drivers have the option between front-wheel or all-wheel drive, but all 2014 Encores come equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission with a manual-shift feature.
2014 Buick Encore Efficiency
As compact crossovers come, the 2014 Buick Encore is among the most fuel-efficient in the luxury segment. The turbocharged four-cylinder returns 25 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.
2014 Buick Encore Interior
The 2014 Buick Encore’s cabin gives the feel of upscale refinement with bountiful soft-touch materials, as well as wood and metallic accents throughout. Buicks also delivers an unexpected amount of standard technological features in the 2014 Encore, including Buick’s IntelliLink infotainment system with a seven-inch touchscreen and a rearview camera.
2014 Buick Encore Safety
The 2014 Buick Encore received a five star crash test rating in government testing thanks to a slew of advanced features. The 2014 Encore boasts one of the most comprehensive suites of air bags in the industry, including side curtain and front-seat knee airbags. Buick has also added an available blind spot monitoring system and rear cross-traffic alert to the 2014 Encore.