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Buick Encore
Buick Encore
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Base MSRP price range:
$24,160 - $30,465
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Car Type: Luxury compact sport-utility vehicles
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Buick Encore Overview

The Encore is a subcompact premium SUV derived from the small Chevrolet Sonic. Half a size smaller than the Toyota RAV4 or Honda CR-V, the Encore boasts a quiet cabin, great maneuverability, and a more comfortable ride than many larger and higher-scoring SUVs. The little 1.4-liter turbo four-cylinder and six-speed automatic deliver leisurely acceleration, however, and fuel economy is just so-so. Handling is sound if unexceptional. The cabin is reasonably well appointed but feels narrow and cramped and the swoopy styling intrudes on the view aft. First year reliability is above average but the Encore scored too low to be recommended.

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