Compare 2020 Buick Encore specifications by trim levels

Encore is a 5-seat Crossover from Buick, which first hit the market back in 2013.

With the price tag ranging from $23,200 to $30,800, the Buick Encore faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Dodge Journey, Ford Escape.

Overview

Wheels

The Buick Encore has a maximum towing capacity of 1000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Buick Encore boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 29 to 30 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 70.10mm x 168.40mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2020 Buick Encore

  • Fuel Tank: 14 gal

  • Wheelbase: 100.6 in

  • MPG: 25 city/30 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 9 sec

  • Ground clearance: 6.2 in

  • Engine: 1.4L I-4

  • Towing capacity: 1000 lbs

  • Curb: 3237 lbs

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 168.4 x 70.1 x 65.3



2020 Buick Encore Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Buick Encore is offered in 7 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Buick Encore safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Buick Encore specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style Crossover

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Engine 1.4L I-4 DOHC

    • Horsepower 138 hp @ 1945

    • Torque 148 lb-ft. @ 1,850

    • Charge system intercooled turbo

    • Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 9 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 16.4 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 168.4 in

    • Width 70.1 in

    • Height 65.3 in

    • Wheelbase 100.6 in

    • Curb Weight 3237 lbs

    • GVWR 4255 lbs

    • Towing capacity 1000 lbs

    • Ground clearance 6.2 in

    • Turning radius 18.3 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Luggage capacity 18.8 ft

    • Cargo capacity 48.4 cu.ft

    • Seats 5

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 14 gal

    • City 24 - 25 mpg

    • Combined 27 - 28 mpg

    • Highway 29 - 30 mpg

    • Highway range 406 - 420 mi

    • WARRANTY

    • Basic Warranty 36/36,000 mths/miles



Specifications

Base Front-wheel Drive

Preferred Front-wheel Drive

Preferred All-wheel Drive

Sport Touring Front-wheel Drive

Exterior length
168.4 in 168.4 in 168.4 in 168.4 in
Exterior body width
70.1 in 70.1 in 70.1 in 70.1 in
Exterior height
65.3 in 65.3 in 65.3 in 65.3 in
Horsepower
138 hp 138 hp 138 hp 138 hp
Torque
148 lb-ft. 148 lb-ft. 148 lb-ft. 148 lb-ft.
Curb weight
3237 lbs 3237 lbs 3358 lbs 3237 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4255 lbs 4255 lbs 4384 lbs 4255 lbs
Wheelbase
100.6 in 100.6 in 100.6 in 100.6 in
Turning radius
18.3 '' 18.3 '' 18.3 '' 18.3 ''
Ground clearance
6.2 in 6.2 in 6.2 in 6.2 in
Front legroom
40.8 in 40.8 in 40.8 in 40.8 in
Rear legroom
35.8 in 35.8 in 35.8 in 35.8 in
Front headroom
40 in 40 in 40 in 40 in
Rear headroom
39 in 39 in 39 in 39 in
Front hip room
52 in 52 in 52 in 52 in
Rear hip room
50 in 50 in 50 in 50 in
Front shoulder room
54 in 54 in 54 in 54 in
Rear shoulder room
53 in 53 in 53 in 53 in
Fuel tank
14.0 gal. 14.0 gal. 14.0 gal. 14.0 gal.

Sport Touring All-wheel Drive

Essence Front-wheel Drive

Essence All-wheel Drive

Exterior length
168.4 in 168.4 in 168.4 in
Exterior body width
70.1 in 70.1 in 70.1 in
Exterior height
65.3 in 65.3 in 65.3 in
Horsepower
138 hp 138 hp 138 hp
Torque
148 lb-ft. 148 lb-ft. 148 lb-ft.
Curb weight
3358 lbs 3237 lbs 3358 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4384 lbs 4255 lbs 4384 lbs
Wheelbase
100.6 in 100.6 in 100.6 in
Turning radius
18.3 '' 18.3 '' 18.3 ''
Ground clearance
6.2 in 6.2 in 6.2 in
Front legroom
40.8 in 40.8 in 40.8 in
Rear legroom
35.8 in 35.8 in 35.8 in
Front headroom
40 in 40 in 40 in
Rear headroom
39 in 39 in 39 in
Front hip room
52 in 52 in 52 in
Rear hip room
50 in 50 in 50 in
Front shoulder room
54 in 54 in 54 in
Rear shoulder room
53 in 53 in 53 in
Fuel tank
14.0 gal. 14.0 gal. 14.0 gal.

Interior Features

Base Front-wheel Drive

Preferred Front-wheel Drive

Preferred All-wheel Drive

Sport Touring Front-wheel Drive

Air conditioning, front
manual manual manual manual
Clock
in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
metal-look metal-look metal-look metal-look
12V DC power outlet
1 1 1 1
Floor console
full full full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power power power
Rear windows
power power power power
1-touch window up
driver driver driver driver
1-touch window down
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Instrumentation
analog analog analog analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night day-night day-night
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2
Steering wheel material
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look leather/metal-look leather/metal-look

Sport Touring All-wheel Drive

Essence Front-wheel Drive

Essence All-wheel Drive

Air conditioning, front
manual dual zone automatic dual zone automatic
Clock
in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
metal-look metal-look metal-look
12V DC power outlet
1 1 1
Floor console
full full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power power
Rear windows
power power power
1-touch window up
driver driver driver
1-touch window down
front and rear front and rear front and rear
Instrumentation
analog analog analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2
Steering wheel material
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look leather/metal-look

Exterior Features

Base Front-wheel Drive

Preferred Front-wheel Drive

Preferred All-wheel Drive

Sport Touring Front-wheel Drive

Antenna
integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat lower accent two-tone clearcoat lower accent two-tone clearcoat lower accent two-tone clearcoat lower accent two-tone
Grille trim
chrome chrome chrome chrome
Fog/driving lights
front
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows
deep deep deep deep
Rear window type
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
lip lip lip wing
Wheels
18 machined w/painted accents aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum 18 silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel
Rear window wipers
fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval

Sport Touring All-wheel Drive

Essence Front-wheel Drive

Essence All-wheel Drive

Antenna
integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat lower accent two-tone clearcoat lower accent two-tone clearcoat lower accent two-tone
Grille trim
chrome chrome chrome
Fog/driving lights
front front front
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
liftgate liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows
deep deep deep
Rear window type
fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote w/tilt down dual power remote w/tilt down
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
wing lip lip
Wheels
18 silver aluminum 18 silver w/painted accents aluminum 18 silver w/painted accents aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel compact steel compact steel
Rear window wipers
fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval

Seats

Base Front-wheel Drive

Preferred Front-wheel Drive

Preferred All-wheel Drive

Sport Touring Front-wheel Drive

Front seat type
bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5 5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way power 6-way power 6-way power 6-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way
Lumbar support
driver driver driver driver
Front armrests
driver driver driver driver
Front head restraints
adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim
cloth/leatherette cloth/leatherette cloth/leatherette cloth/leatherette

Sport Touring All-wheel Drive

Essence Front-wheel Drive

Essence All-wheel Drive

Front seat type
bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way power 6-way power 6-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 6-way power 6-way power
Lumbar support
driver driver and passenger driver and passenger
Front armrests
driver driver driver
Front head restraints
adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver driver
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim
cloth/leatherette leather leather

Entertainment System

Base Front-wheel Drive

Preferred Front-wheel Drive

Preferred All-wheel Drive

Sport Touring Front-wheel Drive

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Speakers
6 6 6 6
1st row LCD screen
2 2 2 2
Equalizer
automatic automatic automatic automatic

Sport Touring All-wheel Drive

Essence Front-wheel Drive

Essence All-wheel Drive

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Speakers
6 6 6
Navigation system
yes with voice activation yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
2 2 2
Equalizer
automatic automatic automatic

Safety and Security Features

Base Front-wheel Drive

Preferred Front-wheel Drive

Preferred All-wheel Drive

Sport Touring Front-wheel Drive

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front front
Headlights
halogen halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control
Twilight Sentinel fully automatic Twilight Sentinel fully automatic Twilight Sentinel fully automatic Twilight Sentinel fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Ignition disable
PASS-Key III PASS-Key III PASS-Key III PASS-Key III
Airbags, knee protection
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
In-Vehicle Assistance Service
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Automatic Crash Response (airbags and/or sensors)
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Emergency Services
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Crisis Assist
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Stolen Vehicle Assistance
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Remote Door Unlock
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Roadside Assistance
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Remote Horn and Lights
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Hands-Free Calling
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Vehicle Diagnostics
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable

Sport Touring All-wheel Drive

Essence Front-wheel Drive

Essence All-wheel Drive

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front
Headlights
halogen LED low/high beam LED low/high beam
Exterior light control
Twilight Sentinel fully automatic Twilight Sentinel fully automatic Twilight Sentinel fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Ignition disable
PASS-Key III PASS-Key III PASS-Key III
Parking assist
UltraSonic UltraSonic
Airbags, knee protection
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Lane departure warning
Lane Departure Warning Lane Departure Warning
In-Vehicle Assistance Service
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Automatic Crash Response (airbags and/or sensors)
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Emergency Services
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Crisis Assist
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Stolen Vehicle Assistance
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Remote Door Unlock
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Roadside Assistance
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Remote Horn and Lights
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Hands-Free Calling
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable
Vehicle Diagnostics
OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable OnStar and Buick connected services capable

Mechanical Features

Base Front-wheel Drive

Preferred Front-wheel Drive

Preferred All-wheel Drive

Sport Touring Front-wheel Drive

Engine
1.4L I-4 1.4L I-4 1.4L I-4 1.4L I-4
Recommended fuel
regular unleaded regular unleaded regular unleaded regular unleaded
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel front-wheel all-wheel drive front-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular regular regular
Front suspension type
strut strut strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type
torsion beam torsion beam torsion beam torsion beam
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil coil coil
Electronic stability system
StabiliTrak StabiliTrak StabiliTrak StabiliTrak
Transmission
6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio
3.53 3.53 3.53 3.53
Turbocharger
intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo

Sport Touring All-wheel Drive

Essence Front-wheel Drive

Essence All-wheel Drive

Engine
1.4L I-4 1.4L I-4 1.4L I-4
Recommended fuel
regular unleaded regular unleaded regular unleaded
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
all-wheel drive front-wheel all-wheel drive
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular regular
Front suspension type
strut strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil coil
Rear suspension type
torsion beam torsion beam torsion beam
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil coil
Electronic stability system
StabiliTrak StabiliTrak StabiliTrak
Transmission
6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio
3.53 3.53 3.53
Turbocharger
intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo

Other Specs

Base Front-wheel Drive

Preferred Front-wheel Drive

Preferred All-wheel Drive

Sport Touring Front-wheel Drive

Luggage capacity
18.8 cu.ft. 18.8 cu.ft. 18.8 cu.ft. 18.8 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
48.4 cu.ft. 48.4 cu.ft. 48.4 cu.ft. 48.4 cu.ft.
Base engine size
1.4 liters 1.4 liters 1.4 liters 1.4 liters
Base engine type
I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm
4,900 4,900 4,900 4,900
Torque rpm
1,850 1,850 1,850 1,850
EPA mileage estimates
25 City / 30 Hwy 25 City / 30 Hwy 24 City / 29 Hwy 25 City / 30 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front front front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
72/100,000 72/100,000 72/100,000 72/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Tires
P215/55HR18.0 BSW AS P215/55HR18.0 BSW AS P215/55HR18.0 BSW AS P215/55HR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent

Sport Touring All-wheel Drive

Essence Front-wheel Drive

Essence All-wheel Drive

Luggage capacity
18.8 cu.ft. 18.8 cu.ft. 18.8 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
48.4 cu.ft. 48.4 cu.ft. 48.4 cu.ft.
Base engine size
1.4 liters 1.4 liters 1.4 liters
Base engine type
I-4 I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm
4,900 4,900 4,900
Torque rpm
1,850 1,850 1,850
EPA mileage estimates
24 City / 29 Hwy 25 City / 30 Hwy 24 City / 29 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
72/100,000 72/100,000 72/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Tires
P215/55HR18.0 BSW AS P215/55HR18.0 BSW AS P215/55HR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing
Rainsense Rainsense