If you’re looking for the small and stylish crossover SUV look no further because the newest 2020 Buick Encore is an excellent choice. This small model is not only stylish it is also a powerful one. It provides buyers with two turbocharged Ecotec engine options. Also, it is very good rated in the safety section, because it comes with the latest tech.
This year SUV provides great interior space and with the back split seats folded down, the owners will get 48.4 cubic space. Furthermore, there are many options to choose from. Also, the base one will get a front-wheel drive system with the options to upgrade to the all-wheel drive.
2020 Buick Encore exterior design
The newest 2020 Buick Encore is the handsome crossover that offers highly sculpted bodywork. It comes with the facelifted winged grille and sculpted hood that looks aggressive. Also, this SUV will possess the latest LED headlight and taillight. Furthermore, the standard version will be available with the 17-inch alloy wheels, while the higher trims will get a more stylish 18 inch.
Brushed-aluminum faux rear skid plates are also there and a wide wheel/tire package will add a bit more aggressive look to the overall mix.
The standard version will be available with the front while drive system with the options to upgrade to the all-wheel drive. Dimensionally this small SUV offers plenty of space, it measures wheelbase of 100 inches, length of 168 inches and heights of 65 inches.
2020 Buick Encore interior offers an 8.0-inch digital information screen
Despite its small size, the newest 2020 Buick Encore is reasonably roomy inside and it can accumulate five passengers. The cabin is well appointed and isolated with the very quiet interior. Also, the seats in the base version will be available with a cloth material, while the higher trims will be offered with leather.
The center stack of this SUV is very stylish and offers 8.0-inch digital information screen. Furthermore, the base trim will also bring features like tilt/telescoping steering column, cruise control system, a power driver’s seat, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi hotspot, OnStar, push-button start, and a rearview camera.
However, the trims like Sports Touring will add fog lights and a rear spoiler. Also, the more equipment Encore Essence comes with a fine leather and heated front seats/steering wheel. Also, in this trim will be an available feature like GPS-enabled navigation system, a power sunroof and mighty 7-speaker premium Bose Audio system. Cargo space is18.8 cubic feet, while with folded seats the buyers will get 48.4.
2020 Buick Encore engine performance
The small crossover SUV 2020 Buick Encore will be available with two engine options. The same configuration as in the current model is under the hood of the newest one. However, fuel economy in this year model is better and we can see better numbers.
The first engine under this crossover is1.4-liter turbocharged Ecotec. This engine will is available with the base model and it delivers little less than 140 HP and 150 lb-ft of torque. However, the next one is the same engine but will be added with the direct fuel injection system. This engine will be under the hood of the models Sport Touring and Essence. It is little stronger than the base one with the 155 HP and 177 lb-ft of torque @ 2,000-4,000 rpm and comes with a 6-speed gearbox manually shift. Both versions will come with the front wheel drive system and there is an option to upgrade to the all-wheel drive. The acceleration from 0 to 60 mph will be in 8,4 sec, while the top speed is 120mph.
As we already said, the newest 2020 Buick Encore will have little better fuel economy than the current one model. It gives with the base model EPA city/highway fuel economy of 27/33 mpg for the FWD system and 26/31 mpg for the AWD. The next one that comes with direct fuel injection system gives a fuel economy of 25/33 mpg (FWD) and 24/30 mpg (AWD).
2020 Buick Encore release date and price
The release date of the 2020 Buick Encore will be at the end of 2019. However, the price at this moment is unknown. If we look at the price of the current one, the upcoming will cost a little higher because it has many new features. From some rumors, the price will be over $25,000 for the base one and the top of the offer the Essence will be under $32,000.