Currently there is a huge demand for small crossover models and to utilize this advantage, Buick will bring a new model of Encore which will be known as 2017 Buick Encore. Encore has been present in the market for last two years but there weren’t any significant changes in the model. This 2017 model will bring some significant changes which are expected to create a huge impact in sales chart of Buick. There have been speculations about the release date of this car but various car experts are suggesting that Buick might delay the release date. Regardless of time, new changes in this model will make this crossover an ultimate choice in the mid level luxury market. The prototype version of this model has been seen while testing in Europe. A slightly modified version of this model known as Mokka is sold in European market by General Motors. This model will include an updated styling and enhanced modern technology in various parts.
2017 Buick Encore – Exterior and Interior Design:
New Encore will hold the recognizable outer curves but the new style will bring some significant distinction from its previous generation. The front end is heavily revised with new modern equipment. Buick will also avail some new color choices for its outer surface. The trim levels and equipment package will get new features along with old amenities which are expected to be updated. The counterpart, which is Mokka, is expected to get same changes. Encore will retain the basic Gamma 2 platform which was present in previous versions. New enhancement we will see in the body parts of this model are:
- Black slim front grill with chrome surrounding.
- Aluminum skid in front and rear panel.
- Front and rear bumper with body color accent.
- Aluminum roof rails.
- Body colored side mirror.
- Power adjustable feature with LED turning signal.
- LED headlight.
- Standard wheels.
- Polished single exhaust nozzle.
- Remote tailgate opener.
- UV protected window.
- Modified lower airflow panel
2017 Buick Encore crossover will probably get small changes along with little style quotient modifications. As it is going through mid cycle refreshment, there is chance the whole instrument panel might get modern changes. Buick is concentrating on technological and design changes rather than comfort up-gradation. The IntelliLink infotainment system will get an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Other standard elements will be evident throughout the cabin.
2017 Buick Encore – Enhanced Power Train:
Buick haven’t confirmed the exact details about the engine specification but experts are suggesting that it will get a 1.4 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that can extract 138 HP and 148 lb-ft of torque. 2017 Buick Encore will get a new transmission system but the exact detail is still unknown to everyone although the EPA rating will be around 25 mpg and 33 mpg.
2017 Buick Encore – Expected Arrival and Price:
2017 Buick Encore is expected to hit the market by 2017, but it might get delayed due to technical reasons. Pricing for this new model wouldn’t change much and it will stick around $25,000. Other engine options might increase the cost of this model, but their availability is still under question.