The 2015 Buick Encore uses little power, but otherwise a solid entry especially a small portion. The 2015 Buick Encore may present a segment of one, shares in certain parts of the foundation and the subcompact Chevrolet Sonic, but you’d never know it inside or outside. Optional all-wheel drive available on the Sonic or the system is tuned for the bad-weather traction, rather than off-roading or rocky tracks in the country. General, the shape of Encore tries to convey a strong look that disguises tall, boxy shape.
The consumers who want a small car, but that blends elements of sports hatchback and crossover and offers all-wheel drive may get one of the few options on the market. While the long sales of mainstay of the larger society Buick crossover or cross sedan, the 2015 Buick Encore takes the brand to a new and younger audience and may prove to have pioneered a new segment of the market. Safety equipment is price tag Encore‘s starts to make more sense. The car is around $25,000, on which you can add leather seats, all-wheel drive, the premium Bose audio system and security options like four–movement and forward–collision warning systems. And all models come standard with ten airbags, a rearview camera and the ability to run the selected smartphone applications via Bluetooth. A Encore loaded comes in at around $33,000, less than the BMW X1, but the level that believes puts the Buick Encore within reach of its audience.
2015 Buick Encore Interior
The 2015 Buick Encore is the most recent entry dated, but that does not really pull of the look of companies and other larger vehicles, like the crossover community of Cross sedan. There just is not Sheetmetal enough toBuick Encore to stretch those lines as well as we have seen in other cars. However, the interior feel larger than it really is and also looks good two–tone. The more successful the inner carrying a premium feel in a small package. If like the monochrome look, you can have an Encore with all–black interior. A full stack of black plastic switches, knobs and buttons, its counted 33 of them , a little trim and other accents metal–look to boot. Buick least gives the conventional rotary knobs for things like audio volume. Ambient room lighting is provided by blue LED, but the trick Edition offers Ford changed your colors fly the blue is blue.
At the other end of the scale, there is a two–tone brown interior treatment with cocoa–colored skin that will listen for starbucks jazz soundtrack wondering about the special free–trade coffee mix this month. It’s definitely an eye–opener, but our money, it complements the inside of the Encore‘s more quiet than the black restricting. The front of the vehicle is responsible for a large, toothy Buick Grill, a tough look to stand on a large 18–inch wheels. There is some Bulldog in the nose and the portholes Chrome–trimmed laying inconspicuously on the top flat of the sides of the hood.
2015 Buick Encore Engine
The 2015 Buick Encore has good steering and holds the road better than you would expect for such a vehicle. However, it is lacking in power, so it’s really surprisingly good leverage in the system chassis.The Encore‘s tuned to deliver power to rear wheels on the launch, shifting power going forward if there is traction to 37 Mph – this time Encore is being propelled only the front wheels. Even if it is not necessary to actually, its suspect the AWD will be a fitting southeast popular and where there is snow to be found.
The 2015 Buick Encore powertrain is the same 1.4–liter turbocharged four, mated to the automatic transmission and six-speed, contributed to this subcompact Chevy Sonic. In the Encore, that is rated at 138 horsepower and 148 pound–feet of torque. The turbo is tuned to offer the power of the theme from less than 2000 rpm for about 5000 rpm. Despite its wheels 18–inch, short wheelbase and economy–car suspension design – struts up front, torsion beam in the rear, the Encore rides well under almost constant conditions. Risks and Urban, from members of the extension to the pits to the steel plates on the road, it can cause some Chop the light, but in general, the littlest Buick belies its size and if you‘re in one of its seats well padded. The electric power steering and good youth with the right mix of centering and a report made or roads at least maintained. Adding three men of old to an AWD Encore drains any power reserve and we found ourselves using a heavy foot just to keep up with the traffic in that case. The avoirdupois added, on the other hand, damped more rough spots along the way to improve the ride. The driver of one in a lighter front-wheel–drive Encore opened less time and effort, at the expense of the passengers choppier.
2015 Buick Encore Safety
The Encore 2015 has not been crash–tested yet, but we expect it to find a carryover from the model rating 2014 With that in mind, there is room to improve, despite a long list of safety technology. The 2015 Buick Encore comes standard with a rearview camera in every model, which is a good thing, because side and rear–quarter vision is nothing short of atrocious. The door to a thick roof pillars, rising belt-line and a small rear window combine to make it difficult to drive to look over his shoulder and see you back there. The Buick Encore comes with Bluetooth connection as standard and includes OnStar telematics system GM‘s. Made six months worth of free Directions and Connections service, plus access to a mobile app that makes you go plan, remote start and other convenient features. Want to trace family members when they‘re in the car? That included, on the days in basis.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) provides Encore four stars out of five general front-wheel–drive form, or rises to five in five for the AWD version that provides front–collision warning and Lane–departure warning systems. Both versions received five stars for front side crash safety and four stars for rollover safety. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IHS) of the 2015 Buick Encore a Top Safety Pick for 2013 and its highest rating because of the moderate overlap front crash, side impact and roof strength tests.