Buick is working hard to improve its vehicles in all classes, and two models of crossovers are expected to get significant changes in 2018. First one is Enclave, while same expectations are with 2018 Buick Encore. Fans are going to be glad to hear such news, and it is even more interesting if we know that many radical changes are going to be done. According to first spy shots, everything is going according to plans. New architecture, weight drop, possible new engines, are just part of excitement that 2018 Encore could bring.
2018 Buick Encore redesign
Front part of the crossover is going to suffer most modifications. Brand new grille is prepared with headlights at the ends, fenced with chrome. This is very stylish and unique, as well as fog lights and bumpers. New look of the 2018 Buick Encore is not ended here, since new sets of wheels are prepared, as we can see on spy shots. Rear bumper and shape of the back end are different from current version of SUV. Inside we can expect all the latest technologies installed. Upholstery is refreshed, and leather is now dominating material, especially on seats and steering wheel, which is also heated. Dashboard is refreshed with new display, clusters and other stylish details.
2018 Buick Encore powertrain
Main drivetrain of the 2018 Buick Encore will be 4-cylinder unit with volume of 1.4-l. According to sources, there are going to be two variations, and both are possible to come in crossover. First one is EcoTec variant, which is capable to deliver 140 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. Same drivetrain could be available in turbo version, with output of 155hp and 180 lb-ft. Both engines are mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission box, which sends power to front wheels by default. All-wheel drive is going to be offered for 2018 Encore as optional drive system.
2018 Buick Encore release date
The 2018 Buick Encore is almost prepared for official premiere, according to leaked information. There are just few final touches to be done, and we can see crossover coming very soon. During 2017 SUV is going to hit market, and experts say that $25,000 is reasonable price for it.