Buick Encore

Buick Plans Wagon Version of New Regal?

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016


CARS.COM — Buick is considering bringing to the U.S. a wagon version of the coming redesigned Regal, according to a report in Automotive News (subscription required). Related: 2016 Buick Envision: First Drive Buick showed dealers a wagon among images of the… Read More

Buick Plans Wagon Version of New Regal?

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Buick is considering bringing to the U.S. a wagon version of the coming redesigned Regal, according to a report in Automotive News (subscription required). Related: 2016 Buick Envision: First Drive Buick showed dealers a wagon among images of the… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More

IIHS Finds Front Passenger Gets Less Crash Protection, May Add New Test

By Fred Meier on June 23, 2016

CARS.COM — A new study confirms what was suspected in earlier research reported by Cars.com: The person riding "shotgun" may not be as well protected as the driver in a front-corner crash. The disparity is stark enough that the Insurance… Read More

2016 Buick Encore: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on April 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Buick's subcompact SUV is getting an update for 2017, but we tested the 2016 model. As its size indicates, the Encore didn't do well in our Car Seat Check largely because, well, it's not large enough. Our rear-facing… Read More

2016 New York Auto Show Winners & Losers

By Aaron Bragman, Joe Bruzek, Mike Hanley and Brian Wong on March 28, 2016

CARS.COM — Life is fast-paced in New York, and the 2016 New York International Auto Show had a downright frenetic pace. With more than 30 cars revealed to the automotive press this week, there was plenty to take in. More… Read More

2016 New York Auto Show What You Missed: Day One

By Matt Schmitz on March 23, 2016

CARS.COM — So that's where all those exciting debuts were hiding during the 2016 Chicago Auto Show — in New York! On just the first day of the 2016 New York International Auto Show our car cup runneth over already.… Read More

2017 Buick Encore Photo Gallery

By Matt Schmitz on March 23, 2016

CARS.COM — Buick's refresh of the 2017 Encore is subtle, elegant and, dare we say, refreshing. Now bowing at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, the subcompact SUV wears a new version of the brand's tri-shield emblem with chrome… Read More

2017 Buick Encore: First Impressions

By Brian Wong on March 23, 2016

CARS.COM — The refreshed 2017 Buick Encore gets new technology and styling updates. I had a chance to climb around the new Encore, being unveiled at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, and found that it certainly is improved in… Read More

2017 Buick Encore Video

By Kelsey Mays on March 22, 2016

CARS.COM — The tiny Buick Encore has ridden a wave of small-SUV popularity to become Buick's best-selling model. Buick aims to keep that going with updated styling and some new features. We caught a sneak peak of the 2017 Encore… Read More

2017 Buick Encore: First Look

By Brian Wong on March 22, 2016

Competes with: BMW X1, Audi Q3 Looks like: Similar to the old Encore, with a sleeker face and mature styling Drivetrain: 138-horsepower, turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder (base) or 153-hp, turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder with direct injection (optional); six-speed automatic transmission; front-wheel drive… Read More