2020 Buick Encore GX Essence Specs

Buick Encore GX

The top trim in the Encore GX lineup is the Essence, and it features a leather-appointed interior that is also available in a dark brown shade not seen on lesser models. In addition, this variant comes with automatic LED headlights with auto high beams, LED taillights, and a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel. Options on this model include parking sensors front and rear, an automatic parking system, a seven-speaker Bose sound system with HD Radio, rain-sensing wipers, and a wireless charging pad. 

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Overview
Select configuration:
$28,500
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
1.2-liter Turbo Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
SUV
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: TBC
Hwy: TBC

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    1.2-liter Turbo Gas
    1.3-liter Turbo (+$395)
  • Horsepower
    137 hp @ 5000 rpm
  • Torque
    162 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
  • Transmission
    Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Electric Rack & Pinion

Wheels

  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    18"" x TBD
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18"" x TBD

Tires

  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    13.2 gallons

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    171.4 in
  • Height
    64.1 in
  • Max Width
    71.4 in
  • Front Width
    61.1 in
  • Rear Width
    61.9 in
  • Wheelbase
    102.2 in
  • Ground Clearance
    7.5 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    40.9 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.7 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    55.4 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    51.9 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    36 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    38.1 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    53.6 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    47.5 in

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony with Ebony interior accents, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Signet with Ebony interior accents, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Whisper Beige with Ebony interior accents, Leather-appointed seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Optional
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Optional
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Optional
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Standard
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Optional

Comfort

  • Head-Up Display
    Optional
  • Navigation System
    Optional
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Optional
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Optional
  • Automatic Parking
    Optional
  • Climate Control
    Standard
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Optional
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Standard
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Standard
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Standard
  • Remote Engine Start
    Standard
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Optional
  • Seat Memory
    Standard
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Standard
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Standard
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

Advanced Technology Package

$1,935

includes (IOU) 8" diagonal Buick Infotainment System with Navigation, (KSG) Adaptive Cruise Control - Camera, (UD7) Rear Park Assist, (UV2) HD Surround Vision and (UV7) Head-Up Display (Requires (Y6L) Hands-free Power Liftgate Package.) Advanced Technology Package 8" diagonal Buick Infotainment System with Navigation1 Adaptive Cruise Control - Camera2 Rear Park Assist2 HD Surround Vision2 Head-Up Display May require additional optional equipment

Black Roof Package

$395

(Requires (GFC) Sport Touring Package and choice of exterior color (GIL) Chili Red Metallic, (GP5) White Frost Tricoat or (GYM) Satin Steel Metallic.) Black Roof Package Distinctive blackout look includes Black roof, and complementary Black mirrors and roof rails Available with Chili Red Metallic, White Frost Tricoat or Satin Steel Metallic exterior colors May require additional optional equipment

Convenience Package

$770

includes (UKG) Automatic Parking Assist with braking, (DRZ) Rear Camera Mirror, (CWA) Rear Camera Mirror Washer, (K4C) Wireless Charging and (CE1) Rainsense wipers (Requires (WPA) Advanced Technology Package and (Y6L) Hands-free Power Liftgate Package. (UD7) Rear Park Assist is replaced by (UKG) Automatic Parking Assist with braking.) Convenience Package Automatic Parking Assist with braking1 Front and Rear Park Assist1 Rear Camera Mirror with washer1 Wireless Charging2 Rainsenseā„¢ Wipers May require additional optional equipment

Essence Preferred Equipment Group

Includes Standard Equipment

Experience Buick Package

$1,995

(C3U) power moonroof, (IOU) 8" diagonal Buick Infotainment System with Navigation, (UVB) HD Rear Vision Camera and (RQK) 18" Medium Android High Gloss wheels with chrome inserts ((RQJ) 18" Medium Android High Gloss wheels with Dark Android High Gloss inserts replaces (RQK) 18" Medium Android High Gloss wheels with chrome inserts when (GFC) Sport Touring Package is ordered. (UV2) HD Surround Vision Camera replaces (UVB) HD Rear Vision Camera when (WPA) Advanced Technology Package is ordered.) Experience Buick® Package Buick® Infotainment System1 with Navigation2 and 8" diagonal color touch screen Panoramic tilt-sliding power moonroof 18" Medium Android High Gloss wheels with chrome inserts HD Rear Vision Camera3

Hands-Free Power Liftgate Package

$520

includes (TC2) Hands-free power liftgate Hands-Free Power Liftgate Package Hands-Free power programmable with LED logo-projection allows you to open and close the cargo area with a simple kick of your foot LED projection marks the activation spot under the rear bumper May require additional optional equipment

Sport Touring Package

$650

includes (B56) Body-color rocker moldings, (B86) Bodyside body-color moldings, (GGC) Custom grille, (RQJ) 18" Medium Android High Gloss wheels with Dark Android High Gloss inserts, (VFN) Front and rear Red bumper protective molding, (VHU) Front Sport Bumper, (VPS) Rear Sport Bumper and Sport Touring badge (Not available with (G5O) Black Currant Metallic, (G8I) Burnished Bronze Metallic, (GAZ) Summit White or (GUM) Deep Azure Metallic exterior colors.) Sport Touring Package Body-color rocker moldings Bodyside body-color moldings Sporting Touring badge Custom grille Front and rear Sport bumpers Front and rear Red bumper protective molding 18" Medium Android High Gloss wheels with Dark Android High Gloss inserts

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Standard
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Optional
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Standard
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Standard
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Standard
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Not Available
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Standard
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Maintenance Note
    1 Year/1 Visit
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Warranty Note
    Preliminary 2020 Warranty Note