2021 Buick Encore GX

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2021 Buick Encore GX Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

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Best Small SUV of 2021

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2021 Buick Encore GX after 90-days of ownership.
  • High ratings for power of the vehicle's engine
  • The vehicle cabin is well insulated from outside noises
  • The experience of using voice assistance in the vehicle is rated high

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2021 Buick Encore GX during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's ability to carry everything is rated lower than average
  • Customers give lower ratings than some competitors for feeling that the vehicle would protect them in an accident
  • The sound quality of the vehicle's audio system is rated lower than average

Performance Specs

MPG City

26 - 28


29 - 31


137 - 155


1 speed, Continuously Variable Ratio, 9 speed, Automatic




All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2021 Buick Encore GX Review

The Buick Encore GX is just right. With seating for five and lots of cargo space it’s just the right size. With great gas mileage and plenty of power it’s just the right balance. And with all that style and technology it’s just the right choice. Choose from three models: Preferred Select and the top-of-the-line Essence. The Encore GX has all the refinement you expect from a Buick. Active noise cancellation and Buick QuietTuning Technology work together to help reduce block and absorb unwanted noise. You’ll stay connected in your Encore GX thanks to the Buick Infotainment System. It features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and a built-in available 4G LTE WiFi hotspot. Your Encore GX uses cameras and radar technology to help you stay aware with standard features like Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning Forward Collision Alert and Automatic Emergency. Braking. Choose from a variety of colors options and accessories and build an Encore GX that’s all yours. The Buick Encore GX. It’s just right.
Your Buick Encore GX is loaded with technology. All you have to do is walk up to it with the key fob in your pocket and your Encore GX unlocks the driver’s door for you. The Buick Infotainment System features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and the Built-In Wi-Fi Hotspot supports up to seven devices so everybody can surf post stream and more. And with available Buick Connected Services you can control your Encore GX with your smartphone. The Buick Encore GX. It’s the smart choice.
Your Buick Encore GX can help you be more aware of potential hazards. Airbags and a Rear Vision Camera are just the beginning of its standard equipment. Every Encore GX comes with Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning Forward Collision Alert and Automatic Emergency Braking to help you and your passengers stay safe. When you’re in reverse available Rear Cross Traffic Alert can warn you when other vehicles are coming. Like when you’re backing out of a driveway or a parking spot. The Buick Encore GX. Fun and safe.
With its unique combination of agility and power the Buick Encore GX was built for the city. The available ECOTEC turbocharged 1.3-liter engine makes merging and passing easy—and it gets up to an EPA-estimated 32 miles per gallon. Available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive constantly monitors all four wheels making sure each one always gets the power it needs. Or flip the switch and get the fuel efficiency of Front-Wheel Drive. And with its tight turning radius darting around town is easy in your Encore GX. The Buick Encore GX. It makes city driving fun.

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