Buick Encore Owner Reviews (2)
2015 Buick Encore is a real winner!
We traded our 2012 Toyota Prius trim level 5 for the 2015 Buick Encore Premium model November 4, 2015. To date with 1302 miles on it, my wife and I couldn't be more happy with it. The extensive professional review I just read is spot on with our experience. The comfortable seating, handling, quietness on the highway and interior saddle (brown and tan) are hallmarks of the Encore. During a recent 135 mile return trip from lower elevation Lancaster in southern Pennsylvania to the higher elevation State College area, we attained 32.4 mpg. I understand the Encore was designed in Germany and is assembled in South Korea. ******* was built in the USA but like it or not, we exist in a "global market.".
"Love of my life" vehicle
I have been looking for just the "right" car for me as a smaller, older woman. Quite my accident while clothes shopping, my husband went to the dealer around the corner, just to "look" at what they had. Came back, picked me up, took me to the dealer. Just to pacify him, I took a ride in the silver Encore on display. I liked it immediately, however, it wasn't the candy apple red that I've always wanted in a car. Salesman said, "I only have 2 left, this one in silver and the red one at the end of the lot". Wow! A red one "just waiting for me". I love this new car of mine and I get tons of compliments. See, you can teach an "old dog" new tricks....wait for the right one to come along...you'll know it when you see it.
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Quiet Tiny SUV, but good luck getting one
AOL user 2014-08-29 09:07:15
The very worst thing about the Buick Encore is the wait to get one; six months from order to delivery. Nothing the dealer can do. The best thing about it (top of the line-equipped) is the quiet; you hear tire noise, but everything else is far quieter than you expect. The amount of space inside is deceptive for the diminutive exterior, but you need to know the trick to folding the rear seats; the rear headrests DO come all the way off, even if the dealer says they don't. Then you pull UP on the FRONT of the rear seats, flip them up, and fold the back down -> voila! A lot fits there. The lack of performance from the MPG-tuned transmission is noticeable, ******** a high-revving engine that has pickup if the revs are up. No fit & finish issues in five months; no maintenance needed either, despite notes from the dealer. So many electronics ************** you: blind side detection works well, as does front collision avoidance, lane departure warning, and speed controls; but the voice command seems to have trouble recognizing certain voices. It is, however, very polite: "please make an illegal U-turn if possible." (Or maybe it's "legal" ******** hard to tell.) Lots of menu options, but you'll probably settle on using only a few most of the time. BMW-like central electronics control instead of touchscreen, but that's because the screen is so far from the driver. Very good All Wheel Drive system holds the road quite well, even in high-speed curves; haven't tried it in snow/ice yet. A/C works all the time, on a cycle, and you can hear it "clunk" into operation in humid weather. On the whole, a very, very nice little car, and the smallest SUV on the road (ignore the Mini SUV designation; that's just marketing). Now if you could only get one in a reasonable period of time after ordering ...
Perfect entry luxury crossover for 2 people or small family
AOL user 2014-06-10 14:54:49
We bought the Premium trim, and couldn't be happier. The car is super quiet, rides very smooth, feels like it has luxury appointments, and is great on MPG. The navigation, back up camera, and memory seats are exactly what we needed. So far, no mechanical issues at all. Only con is the lack of horsepower, ******** not something either my wife nor I car about. Also, very easy to parallel park this car. Yet, it has fantastic stroage - we've brought home picnic tables, furniture, and tons of garden equipment