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2018 Buick Encore

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Light Titanium / Ebony



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EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Front Wheel Size 18" x -TBD- in
Spare Wheel Size 16" x -TBD- in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 18" x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 4900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 148 @ 1850
Engine Type Turbocharged I4
Displacement 1.4/83
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Cruising Range - City 350.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 33 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 28 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 25 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 462.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High N/A
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Trans Type 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.53
Trans Description Cont. Again N/A
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low N/A
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) N/A
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.6 x 0.5 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.8 x 1.0 in
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 14.0 gal
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 36.7 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.72
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P215/55R18
Rear Tire Size P215/55R18
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity N/A lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3237 lbs
Curb Weight N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Rear N/A lbs
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings N/A in
Cargo Box (Area) Height N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 N/A ft³
Track Width, Front 60.62 in
Min Ground Clearance 6.22 in
Front Head Room 39.58 in
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 18.80 ft³
Front Hip Room 51.65 in
Front Shoulder Room 54.18 in
Second Hip Room 50.08 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Length, Overall 168.41 in
Track Width, Rear 60.62 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 N/A in
Front Leg Room 40.82 in
Wheelbase 100.60 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 48.40 ft³
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Shoulder Room 52.55 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 69.85 in
Passenger Volume 92.8 ft³
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Height, Overall 65.26 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Second Leg Room 35.75 in
Second Head Room 38.78 in
Audio system feature, 6-speaker system Standard
Audio system, Buick Infotainment System, AM/FM stereo, SiriusXM with 8" diagonal Color Touch Screen, includes 2 USB ports, Bluetooth streaming for audio and select phones and Phone Integration for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability for compatible phone (STD) Standard
SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2017 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month All Access trial subscription with over 150 channels including commercial-free music, plus sports, news and entertainment. Plus listening on the app and online is included, so you'll hear the best SiriusXM has to offer, anywhere life takes you. Welcome to the world of SiriusXM. (IMPORTANT: The SiriusXM Satellite Radio trial package is not provided on vehicles that are ordered for Fleet Daily Rental ("FDR") use. If you decide to continue your service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change.) Standard
Antenna, roof-mounted Standard
Bluetooth for phone and music personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system, phonebook access, voice recognition for audio, phone, phonebook and music selection, Pandora and Stitcher Smartphone compatible, SiriusXM weather and data services, and software Bluetooth and Smartphone interface upgradeable Standard
Buick 4G LTE and available built-in Wi-Fi hotspot offers a fast and reliable Internet connection for up to 7 devices; includes data trial for 1 month or 3GB (whichever comes first); EFFECTIVE WITH RETAIL SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Available Wi-Fi requires compatible mobile device, active OnStar service and data plan. Data plans provided by AT&T. Visit for details and system limitations.) Standard
Door handles, body-color with chrome strips Standard
Wipers, front intermittent with pulse washers Standard
Tires, P215/55R18 all-season, blackwall Standard
Windshield, solar absorbing Standard
Vehicle protection, corrosion preventative Standard
Glass, acoustic, laminated windshield Standard
Headlamps, halogen Standard
Luggage rack, side rails, roof-mounted Standard
Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding with turn signal indicators Standard
Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) machined-face alloy with Light Argent Metallic pockets (STD) Standard
Fascias, front and rear accent color includes rocker moldings Standard
Wiper, rear intermittent Standard
Tire, compact spare 16" (40.6 cm), located under cargo floor Standard
Lamp, center high-mounted stop/brake (CHMSL) Standard
Glass, deep-tinted Standard
QuietTuning Buick exclusive process that consists of acoustically enhanced windshield and side glass, along with numerous noise canceling acoustic treatments to reduce, block and absorb noise and vibration to create a quiet interior cabin Standard
Driver Information Center enhanced, 4.2" multi-color display, includes tachometer, speedometer, trip odometer, fuel level, coolant temperature, oil life monitor, battery and compass Standard
Window, power with driver Express-Up/Down Standard
Keyless Open, includes extended range Remote Keyless Entry Standard
Door sill plate cover, front Standard
Lighting, interior, dimming instrument panel cluster Standard
Lighting, interior, overhead courtesy lamp Standard
Seatback, passenger flat-folding Standard
Oil life monitoring system Standard
Storage, front passenger underseat Standard
Lighting, interior, rear cargo compartment lamp Standard
Door locks, power with lockout protection Standard
Steering column, tilt and telescopic, adjustable Standard
Air conditioning, single-zone manual Standard
Seat adjuster, front passenger 2-way manual Standard
Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors, covered Standard
Instrumentation, outside temperature display, located on audio system Standard
Seat, rear 60/40 split-bench, folding Standard
Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed Standard
Cargo storage, tray under rear floor Standard
Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night with tilt Standard
Steering wheel controls, mounted audio and phone interface controls Standard
Steering wheel, leather-wrapped 3-spoke, color-keyed with theft-deterrent locking feature Standard
Shift knob, satin silver and chrome Standard
Assist handle, rear Standard
Theft-deterrent system, immobilizer, vehicle, PASS-Key III Standard
Theft-deterrent system, electrical, unauthorized entry Standard
Noise control system, active noise cancellation Standard
Headrests, 2-way adjustable, up/down Standard
Seats, front bucket (STD) Standard
Air filter, particle Standard
Seat adjuster, driver 6-way power with manual recline and power lumbar adjustment Standard
Window, power with front passenger Express-Down Standard
Windows, power, rear with Express-Down Standard
Defogger, rear-window, electric Standard
Glovebox, dual Standard
Axle, 3.53 final drive ratio Standard
Steering, power, variable effort, electric Standard
Alternator, 130 amps Standard
Transmission, 6-speed automatic, electronically-controlled with overdrive includes Driver Shift Control (STD) Standard
Engine, ECOTEC Turbo 1.4L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4-cylinder sequential MFI (138 hp [102.9 kW] @ 4900 rpm, 148 lb-ft of torque [199.8 N-m] @ 1850 rpm) (STD) Standard
Drivetrain, front-wheel drive (FWD models only.) Standard
Exhaust system, rear exit Standard
Mechanical jack Standard
Suspension, Ride and Handling Standard
Exhaust tip, styled stainless-steel Standard
Keyless start, push button Standard
Capless Fuel Fill Standard
Buick Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity which enables services such as, Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification, Buick Smart Driver, Marketplace and more; EFFECTIVE WITH SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Limitations apply. Not transferable. Standard connectivity available to original purchaser for ten years from the date of initial vehicle purchase for model year 2018 or newer Buick vehicles. See for details and further plan limitations. Connected Access does not include emergency or security services. Availability and additional services enabled by Connected Access are subject to change.) Standard
Horn, dual note tone Standard
Daytime Running Lamps, separate cavity, LED Standard
Door locks, child security rear, manual Standard
OnStar and Buick connected services capable; EFFECTIVE WITH RETAIL SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Visit for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model.) Standard
Safety belt, 3-point, front passenger with load limiter, height adjustable Standard
Safety belts, 3-point rear, all seating positions Standard
Air bags, frontal and knee for driver and front passenger, side-impact seat-mounted and roof rail for front and rear outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.) Standard
Rear Vision Camera Standard
StabiliTrak, stability control system Standard
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc Standard
Safety belt, 3-point, driver with load limiter, height adjustable Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System, manual learn Standard
Restraint provisions, child, Isofix 2 point only, point/latch includes 3 top tether points Standard
Air bag, Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector Standard

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