2016 Buick Encore Release Date, Changes

Buick Encore is one of their all time popular cars and it is going to have a facelift next year. This facelift will be very exciting since the next facelift will take place in the year 2019. Hence you should be looking forward to 2016 Buick Encore. This little crossover is a budget car in true sense since its compact form; you will get almost everything required in a car. Perhaps that is one of the main reasons of its popularity.

2016 Buick Encore front

2016 Buick Encore Design Changes

First and foremost the exterior of Encore is not going to have much change. It will be very similar to its present version. Appearance wise 2016 Encore is already very stylish and so it does not require many upgrades. But it is being heard that the aggressiveness might get reduced in 2016 version. For this purpose, Buick Encore will have changes in its mirrors and grille mainly.

Another objective of upcoming facelift is to reduce the noise created by air friction. The noise means only one thing and that is obstruction in speed of this car. Hence 2016 Buick Encore might also get a spoiler on its back. This will help reduce air friction and increase its speed. Also due to the spoiler, fuel economy is expected to get increased by 5%. This car has got broad headlight boxes with LED make headlights fitted inside.

2016 Buick Encore interior

LED lights are very pocket friendly and require least maintenance. They last for a longer period of time and produces bright light of white color. There are small indicator lamps fitted in corners of each headlight box. There are two fog lamps even in two corners of front bumper. Alloy wheels are of standard quality with 17 inch wheels.

2016 Buick Encore Engine Specs

As far as engine specification is concerned, 2016 Buick Encore will have a 1.4 liter engine of 4 cylinders with turbo charged technology as its base engine. This engine can produce power of about 140 HP with a torque of 148 lb ft. This base engine specification is very similar to its existing version. There will be other higher variants of Encore which the maker has not yet revealed.

Speed transmission in upcoming version of Buick Encore is supposed to be six and will be controlled automatically. There will be two modes of speed transmission with one mode being manual and the other being automatic. This is indeed a great feature installed in 2016 Buick Encore where a person will have both manual and automatic speed transmission under the same hood.

2016 Buick Encore rear

Fuel economy of this Encore will be about 28 mpg for front wheel drive version and about 26 mpg for all wheel drive version. This car takes around 9 seconds of time to reach 60 mph from 0. Top speed has been rated as 125 mph.

2016 Buick Encore Price and Release Date

2016 Buick Encore has been fixed with a price of around $24000 for the base version which is quite reasonable. This car has got a beautifully designed dash board which is redesigned to make it neater and organized that before. Release date is foreseen for the end of 2015 or the beginning of 2016.

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