2015 Buick Encore Convenience

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A compact crossover that is loaded with talent, the Buick Encore is one of the best-selling vehicles produced by the prestigious American manufacturer. The close cousin of the Chevrolet Trax, the Buick Encore is, in fact, a much more sophisticated version of this highly appreciated product. Thanks to a naturally appealing design, a cabin that is both extremely safe and surprisingly spacious and thrilling driving dynamics, the Encore amazes and dazzles at every turn.


Car Details
Base MSRP 27895
Body Type SUV
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Transmission Automatic
Engine Type 4 Cylinder Engine
Engine Size 1.4
Fuel Type Gasoline
Passenger Capacity 5
EnerGuide Estimate - City 8.9 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy 6.7 L/100 km
Vehicle Name Buick Encore
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive,
All Wheel Drive
Trans Order Code MH8,
Trans Type 6
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Description Cont. Again
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94
Clutch Size
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.53
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD,
Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 92.8
Front Head Room 39.58
Front Leg Room 40.82
Front Shoulder Room 54.18
Front Hip Room 51.65
Second Head Room 38.78
Second Leg Room 35.75
Second Shoulder Room 52.55
Second Hip Room 50.08
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight 3237,
G/km Of CO2 Emissions 166,
EnerGuide Estimate - City 8.2,
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy 6.0,
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. - TBD -
Engine Order Code LUV
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 1.4L/- TBD -
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 4900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 148 @ 1850
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
Front Tire Order Code RAK
Rear Tire Order Code RAK
Spare Tire Order Code ZDC
Front Tire Size P215/55R18
Rear Tire Size P215/55R18
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Wheel Size 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum,
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum,
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.72
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 36.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.8 x 1.0
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.6 x 0.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase 100.60
Length, Overall 168.41
Width, Max w/o mirrors 69.85
Height, Overall 65.26
Track Width, Front 60.62
Track Width, Rear 60.62
Min Ground Clearance 6.22
Rear Door Opening Height - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width - TBD -
Liftover Height - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 48.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 18.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
Engine, ECOTEC Turbo 1.4L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4-cylinder sequential MFI (138 hp [102.9 kW] @ 4900 rpm, 148 lb-ft of torque [199.8 N-m] @ 1850 rpm) Yes - -
Transmission, 6-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive includes Driver Shift Control Yes - -
Axle, 3.53 final drive ratio Yes - -
Front wheel drive Yes - -
Drivetrain, all-wheel drive Yes - -
Alternator, 130 amps Yes - -
Suspension, Ride and Handling Yes - -
Steering, power, variable effort, electric Yes - -
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc Yes - -
Exhaust tip, styled stainless-steel Yes - -
Exhaust system, rear exit Yes - -
Keys, ignition, foldable Yes - -
Mechanical jack Yes - -
Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) 5-spoke painted cast aluminum Yes - -
18" Wheel, Painted Cast Aluminum-7 Spoke Yes - -
Tires, P215/55R18 all-season, blackwall Yes - -
Wheel, compact spare 16" (40.6 cm) steel located under cargo floor Yes - -
Tire, compact spare 16" (40.3 cm) located under cargo floor Yes - -
Luggage rack, side rails, roof-mounted Yes - -
Fascias, front and rear accent colour includes rocker mouldings Yes - -
Headlamps, halogen composite projector beam with blue translucent ring and automatic exterior lamp control Yes - -
Fog lamps, front Yes - -
Lamp, centre high-mounted stop/brake (CHMSL) Yes - -
Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, manual-folding, body-colour with turn signal indicators Yes - -
Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-colour, manual-folding with turn signal indicators Yes - -
Glass, acoustic, laminated windshield Yes - -
Glass, deep-tinted Yes - -
Windshield, solar absorbing Yes - -
Wipers, front intermittent with pulse washers Yes - -
Wiper, rear intermittent Yes - -
Wipers, front intermittent, Rainsense Yes - -
Door handles, body-colour with chrome strips Yes - -
QuietTuning Buick exclusive process that consists of acoustically enhanced windshield and side glass, along with numerous noise canceling acoustic treatments to reduce, block and absorb noise and vibration to create a quiet interior cabin Yes - -
Audio system, AM/FM stereo with MP3 CD player, IntelliLink with 7" diagonal colour LCD display, USB port, Radio Data System (RDS) and auxiliary input jack (Upgradeable to (UHQ) AM/FM stereo with navigation.) Yes - -
Audio system, AM/FM stereo with MP3 CD player, IntelliLink with 7" diagonal colour LCD display, USB port, Radio Data System (RDS) and auxiliary input jack Yes - -
Audio system feature, 6-speaker system (Upgradeable to (UQA) Bose premium 7-speaker system.) Yes - -
Audio system feature, Bose premium 7-speaker system with amplifier Yes - -
SiriusXM Satellite Radio XM Select features 120 channels, including commercial-free music as well as the best in news, sports, talk, comedy and more; digital quality sound; includes 3 trial months, beyond which service fees apply (IMPORTANT: If you decide to continue your service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call 1-877-209-0079 to cancel. See SiriusXM "Terms & Conditions" for complete terms at siriusxm.ca. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change.) Yes - -
Audio system feature, colour display, 7" diagonal Yes - -
Audio system feature, USB port Yes - -
Antenna, roof-mounted Yes - -
Bluetooth for phone and music personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system, phonebook access, voice recognition for audio, phone, phonebook and music selection, Stitcher Smartphone compatible, SiriusXM weather and data services, and software Bluetooth and Smartphone interface upgradeable Yes - -
Noise control system, active noise cancellation Yes - -
Seats, front bucket Yes - -
Seat trim, Upscale Cloth with Leatherette accents Yes - -
Seat trim, Leather-appointed seats Yes - -
Seat adjuster, driver 6-way power with manual recline and power lumbar adjustment Yes - -
Seat adjuster, front passenger 2-way manual Yes - -
Seat adjuster, front passenger 6-way power with manual recline and power lumbar adjustment Yes - -
Seatback, passenger flat-folding Yes - -
Seats, heated driver and front passenger Yes - -
Headrests, 2-way adjustable, up/down Yes - -
Seat, rear 60/40 split-bench, folding Yes - -
Storage, front passenger underseat Yes - -
Floor mats, colour-keyed and carpeted front Yes - -
Floor mats, colour-keyed and carpeted rear Yes - -
Door sill plate cover, front Yes - -
Steering column, tilt and telescopic, adjustable Yes - -
Steering wheel, leather-wrapped 3-spoke, colour-keyed with theft-deterrent locking feature Yes - -
Steering wheel controls, mounted audio and phone interface controls Yes - -
Steering wheel, heated Yes - -
Instrumentation, outside temperature display located on audio system Yes - -
Oil life monitoring system Yes - -
Driver information centre includes tachometer, speedometer, trip odometer, fuel level, coolant temperature, oil life monitor, battery and compass Yes - -
Window, power with driver Express-Up/Down Yes - -
Window, power with front passenger Express-Down Yes - -
Windows, power, rear with Express-Down Yes - -
Door locks, power with lockout protection Yes - -
Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed Yes - -
Remote Keyless Entry, standard range with lock control and panic alarm Yes - -
Remote vehicle starter system includes Remote Keyless Entry Yes - -
Memory seat, driver side presets for seat position Yes - -
Theft-deterrent system, immobilizer, vehicle Yes - -
Theft-deterrent system, electrical, unauthorized entry Yes - -
Air conditioning, single-zone manual Yes - -
Air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger Yes - -
Air filter system with particle filter Yes - -
Sensor, humidity Yes - -
Defogger, rear-window, electric Yes - -
Glovebox, dual Yes - -
Power outlet, 120 volt located on the rear of centre console Yes - -
Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night with tilt Yes - -
Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming Yes - -
Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors, covered Yes - -
Assist handles, rear outboard Yes - -
Lighting, interior, dimming instrument panel cluster Yes - -
Lighting, interior, rear cargo compartment lamp Yes - -
Shift knob, satin silver and chrome Yes - -
Cargo storage, tray under cargo load floor Yes - -
Cargo cover, rear, stowable and removable Yes - -
Cargo mat, carpeted rear Yes - -
StabiliTrak, stability control system Yes - -
Air bags, frontal and knee for driver and front passenger side-impact seat-mounted and roof rail for front and rear outboard seating positions Yes - -
Air bag, Passenger Sensing System sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger presence detector Yes - -
OnStar Directions and Connections plan for 6 months including Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Roadside Assistance and Turn-by-Turn Navigation (Services may vary by model and conditions. Term begins upon vehicle delivery. Terms and conditions apply. Visit www.onstar.ca for vehicle availability, system limitations and further details.) Yes - -
OnStar with 4G LTE provides a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot to connect to the internet (Services and connectivity may vary by model and conditions. 4G LTE service is available in select markets. Terms and conditions apply. 4G LTE performance is based on industry averages and vehicle systems design. Some services require a data plan. Visit www.onstar.ca for vehicle availability, 4G LTE coverage, system limitations and further details.) Yes - -
Rear Vision Camera Yes - -
Front and Rear Park Assist, Ultrasonic Yes - -
Forward Collision Alert Yes - -
Side Blind Zone Alert Yes - -
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Yes - -
Lane Departure Warning Yes - -
Safety belts, 3-point rear, all seating positions Yes - -
Safety belt, 3-point, driver with load limiter Yes - -
Safety belt, 3-point, front passenger with load limiter Yes - -
Door locks, child security rear, manual Yes - -
Restraint provisions, child, Isofix 2 point only, point/latch includes 3 top tether points Yes - -
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes - -