2018 Buick Encore Essence Specs

2018 Buick Encore Essence FWD powered by 1.4-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$29,100
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
1.4-liter Turbo
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
SUV
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    1.4-liter Turbo (Optional)
    1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    138 hp @ 4900 rpm
  • Torque
    148 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    36.7 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Independent MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Torsion Beam

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P215/55R18
  • Rear Tire
    P215/55R18
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    28 MPG
  • City
    25 MPG
  • Highway
    33 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    6.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    14 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    350 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    462 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    168.41 in
  • Height
    65.26 in
  • Max Width
    69.85 in
  • Front Width
    60.62 in
  • Rear Width
    60.62 in
  • Wheelbase
    100.6 in
  • Ground Clearance
    6.22 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    40.82 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.58 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    54.18 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    51.65 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    35.75 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    38.78 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    52.55 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    50.08 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,237 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Shale, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Brandy, 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
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Standard
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Optional
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Optional

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Optional
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Standard
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • 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
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Standard
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Standard
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

Essence Preferred Equipment Group

Includes Standard Equipment

LPO, Buick Interior Protection Package

$175

includes the following dealer installed LPO accessories: (VAV) First and second row color-keyed all-weather floor mats and (VLI) Color-keyed carpeted cargo mat (Not available with (S55) Premium all-weather floor liners, LPO, (PCZ) Active Package, LPO and (PDA) Road Trip Package, LPO.) Buick Interior Protection Package First and second row all-weather floor mats Carpeted cargo mat

LPO, Active Package

$295

includes the following dealer-installed LPO accessories: (CAV) Cargo area tray, LPO and (SDD) Accessory Carrier Hitch. (Not available with (PDH) Buick Interior Protection Package, LPO or (VLI) Cargo mat, LPO.) Active Package Cargo area tray Accessory Carrier Hitch

LPO, Road Trip Package

$350

includes the following dealer-installed LPO accessories: (VAV) All-weather floor mats and (VLL) Roof rack cross rails. (Not available with (PDH) Buick Interior Protection Package, LPO.) Road Trip Package All-weather floor mats Accessory Carrier Hitch

Experience Buick Package

$2,390

includes (IO6) Buick IntelliLink Radio with Navigation, (CF5) tilt-sliding power moonroof and (RV8) 18" 7-spoke chromed aluminum wheels *GROSS* Experience Buick Package AM/FM/SiriusXM®1 Satellite Radio with 3-month all-access trial, navigation, and 8” diagonal Color Touch Screen Tilt-sliding power moonroof 18" 7-spoke chromed aluminum wheels

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    6 Years / 70,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    6 Years / 70,000 Miles
  • Maintenance
    2 Years / 24,000 Miles