2019 Buick Encore Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$22,665 - $33,660
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
25 City / 30 HWY
Horsepower
138-153
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$22,665 - $33,660
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
25 City / 30 HWY
Horsepower
138-153
Seats
5

Ranks #1 By Owner Reviews

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.9 Overall Score
Performance 4.0 Comfort 4.0 Styling 4.1 Value 4.1

Editor's Overview

The 2019 Buick Encore is a standout in an increasingly crowded mix of compact-crossover SUVs. It features a stylish exterior, a plush and reasonably roomy cabin, lots of high-tech infotainment and safety features, and good performance that doesn't sacrifice fuel economy.

Buick Encore Models & Trims

Base $31,900 - $33,479*
Horsepower: 138 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged I4
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 18" in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Preferred $22,665 - $25,412*
Horsepower: 138 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged I4
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 18" in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Sport Touring $32,093 - $33,660*
Horsepower: 138 hp - 153 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged I4
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 18" in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Essence $29,438 - $30,811*
Horsepower: 138 hp - 153 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged I4
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 18" in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

5

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Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Although it is a midsize car the trunk is very small.

I love everything about this car other than it does not get very good gas mileage. But it is very safe and reliable.

- Stephanie P

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Key Specs

Overview

Price

Price
$31,900 - $33,479
$22,665 - $25,412

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
138 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
ECOTEC Turbo 1.4L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4
ECOTEC Turbo 1.4L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.82 in.
40.82 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.58 in.
39.58 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.75 in.
35.75 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.78 in.
38.78 in.

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/55R18
P215/55R18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.6 in.
100.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.7 ft.
36.7 ft.

Length

Length
168.35 in.
168.35 in.

Width

Width
70.1 in.
70.1 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3237 .lbs
3237 - 3358 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
138 hp

Torque

Torque
148 ft. lbs.
148 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Standard
Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14 gal.
14 gal.

Combined

Combined
28 mpg
28 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
25 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
30 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings