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Why the Buick Encore is Perfect for Every Driver

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Last week, I took the 2017 Buick Encore on an epic mother and daughter road trip from Orange County to Monterey. While on our road trip, we cruised along the freeway in ultimate comfort and created memories that will last a lifetime.

2017 Buick Encore Premium AWD Review – A Half-Hearted Defense

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - You’re about to read a review of the 2017 Buick Encore Premium AWD, and you’re quite possibly well aware of the criticism the Encore has endured here at “The Encore is one of the worst cars I’ve driven in a long time,” TTAC’s former managing editor wrote in 2015.

2017 Chevrolet Trax: Video Review and Road Test

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the hotly contested subcompact crossover SUV market, the 2017 Chevrolet Trax faces formidable rivals including one from its sister division in the form of the Buick Encore, as well as a host of others like the Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, Fiat 500X and Jeep Renegade.

PowerSteering: 2017 Buick Envision Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - From a product sourcing perspective, Buick is the most global brand in the General Motors lineup. The Enclave SUV hails from America. The compact Encore SUV is built in South Korea. The Cascada convertible comes from Europe. The Regal sedan is assembled in Canada. And the new Envision SUV is made in China. A compact crossover SUV, the Envision is one of the first Chinese-built vehicles to be offered in the United States. Buick is positioning this new entrant as an alternative to the Acura RDX and Lincoln MKC, and within the GM lineup as a bridge between the GMC Terrain and the Cadillac XT5.

2018 Buick Regal TourX Brings Adventure to Every Drive

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Coming off a historic year with record sales, four new vehicle launches and awards validating Buick’s quality and customer experience, the brand’s introduction of the all-new Regal TourX brings the latest product to broaden the brand’s lineup in the U. S. Like the successful Encore and Cascada, TourX proves Buick continues to make bold moves outside traditional vehicle segments.

GM: Chevy Cruze, Buick Encore help boost sales despite drop in pickups

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Big gains for the Chevrolet Cruze and Buick Encore helped General Motors post a small U.S. sales increase for March, despite double-digit declines for 18 of the automaker's 43 nameplates.

The BMW X1 takes on the Buick Encore in a battle of the small SUVs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Crossover SUVs are the hottest segment in the car business right now, and an especially appealing subset of the segment is small utility vehicles.  These are the new entry points to brands; it used to be that small sedans were the starter cars.

Save Money on Car Insurance with OnStar Smart Driver Program

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - I got to test this concept firsthand last month, when the folks at Buick loaned me a 2017 Buick Encore, an upscale small SUV. The car came with OnStar. What made OnStar in this Buick Encore different was the fact that it had the OnStar Smart Driver program built into it. (OnStar Smart Driver is free to use.) That meant that during the long weekend when I was test driving the car, OnStar Smart Driver was test driving me, if you will, by grading me based on my driving habits.

Crossovers Like The 2017 Buick Encore Are What's Killing Sedans (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As you probably already know, the Buick Verano compact sedan is on its way to the grave with no successor planned. The Verano wasn’t a bad car, it’s just that not enough people want one. That’s because when they walk into a Buick dealership, it’s something like the Encore crossover that attracts their attention instead.