2013 Buick Encore

The 2013 Buick Encore is expected to go on sale early in 2013. This luxurious car joins Verano, and is the Buick’s third sedan in 3 years.

The Encore has enough room for 5, comes with a storage space of 48 cu ft when the rear seat is folded.


The Buick encore is powered by an Ecotec 1.4 liters turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which generates about 140 horsepower and a peak torque of 148 lb-ft. Moreover, the engine is backed by a standard Hydra-Matic 6T40 6-speed automatic transmission. Other key features of this engine include: deceleration fuel cut-off, regulated voltage control, a high efficiency alternator and electronically controlled return less fuel system.

Interior Features

The interior of the new 2013 Encore combines ice blue ambient lighting with a bright trim and wood grain trim. The steering wheel which houses the audio control is wrapped in quality leather. The seats are also trimmed with leather or leatherette motif. Additionally, the Encore offers an outstanding instrument panel with a large full color, 7 inch LCD display for its IntelliLink voice-activated radio system.

Some of the distinguished comfort and luxury features include: Bose premium sound system, dual zone automatic climate control, remote vehicle start, and a six way, power adjustable driver’s seat with a driver memory and power lumbar adjustment. It is believed that nine exterior colors and three interior colors combinations will be offered in the Buick Encore.


On safety issues, Buick Encore is designed with technologies such as radar based features that helps in avoiding crashes and protecting the occupants in case such scenarios occur. Some of the safety features in this car include: rear vision camera, front and rear park assist, four wheel disc brakes with electronic and ABS brakes force distribution, standard StabiliTrak electronic stability control, and forward collision alert and lane departure warning.

Other additional noticeable features of 2013 Buick Encore include 10 standard air bags, rain sense wipers, Quiet-tuned 18 inch continental tires, aero-optimized outside mirrors and acoustic-laminated windshield.