2016 Buick Encore Rumors, Specifications and Review

The 2016 Buick Encore is expected to launch sometime in 2015 as 2016 model year. Rumor has it the upcoming car will be a mid-cycle refresh, don’t expect significant changes in this model. The changes mostly are cosmetic refresh with some additional cool features.

2016 Buick Encore Concept

The 2016 Buick Encore is the second vehicle in the global Gamma II platform. It will share it with the model Aveo/Sonic, and on the same basis in the future to produce new Opel Corsa. With a length of 4,280 mm, 2015 Encore is slightly longer than the Aveo/Sonic as a solid trunk provides 533 liters of space. With raised seats and 1,372 liters with the seat folded down. Ground clearance is 158 mm. The suspension is made ​​specifically for larger vehicles and will provide a solid off -road capabilities.

Exterior

When Encore is characterized in different segment, due to its high performance the new model has been sold in a big way. The mid size crossover is built on GM global compact architecture. 2016 Buick Encore is mainly redesigned and going to launch for North American and Chinese customers. They have also brought changes on the exteriors with new headlights, sporty roof, LED lights and replacing with a new grille. The interiors are refreshed using latest technological devices. For family users, the car will be more comfortable and safe. Americans have recorded a big growth in sales of about 14%, so they are expecting the improved edition will hit the crossover segment in a huge way.

2016 Buick Encore Concept Rear View

Interior

The 2016 Buick Encore has the luxury brand. It deals with the encore significant freshening which the interior design of the car has. You may think that sedan is the most comfortable car. By taking the inspiration of the comfort which the sedan has, the automotive company which produces this car do the same things as the sedan factory do? There are so many works which are done for giving the best comfort of the car.

Powertrain

We can expect a tough competition from others in this segment against 2016 Buick Encore. Its advantage will probably be good fuel efficiency thanks to a 1.4-liter turbo four-cylinder engine. In combination with six-speed automatic gearbox with a manual-shift feature this engine can deliver 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque. Encore’s fuel economy with this drivetrain is 25/33/28 mpg city/highway/combined for front-wheel drive and 23/30/26 mpg for all-wheel drive.

2016 Buick Encore Release Date and Price

Launch timing is expected to occur sometime in 2015. Pricing of the 2016 Buick Encore remains unknown unfortunately. But as a reference, the previous model is tagged with a price of $24,200, so with additional features and technologies expect slight price increase in the upcoming release. Stay tuned for future updates.

One Response to 2016 Buick Encore Rumors, Specifications and Review

  1. Angelo Floria says:

    Will a V-6 be available on the 2016 Buick Encore?

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