GM has dropped the pricing details on the new 2013 Buick Encore compact crossover, which is on its way to dealerships. The price tag starts at $24,950, including a $750 destination charge. Standard features include QuietTuning with Bose Active Noise Cancellation, 18-inch wheels, a rearview camera and a seven-inch, high-resolution, full-color display radio with IntelliLink connectivity.
Their ar four trim levels available with an Encore with the Convenience Group adds dual-zone climate control, a 120-volt outlet, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, remote start and fog lights for $25,760. The Leather Group increases the price tag to $27,460 and includes all of the above features plus leather-trimmed upholstery, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, a power passenger seat and driver’s seat memory functions.
The top-of-the-line Buick Encore Premium Group adds all content from the Leather and Convenience Packages, along with front and rear park assist, Forward Collision Alert with Lane Departure Warning, a seven-speaker Bose premium audio system with a subwoofer, rain-sensing windshield wipers, a cargo net and area cargo mat. Prices start at $28,940.
All-wheel drive is available on all Encore models for $1,500. Standalone options available for Convenience, Leather or Premium Encore models include navigation ($795), 18-inch chrome-clad wheels ($995), a sunroof ($800) and a Bose premium audio system ($595, but standard on Premium Package).
Power for the 2013 Buick Encore comes from a 1.4 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder making 140-hp and 148 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a Hydra-Matic 6T40 6-speed automatic EPA-estimated fuel-economy comes in at 25 mpg city and 33 mpg highway for front-drive models.
– By: Omar Rana