If you love the Buick Encore but would like a bit more room in the cabin, the 2023 Buick Encore GX is your perfect subcompact crossover. Customers at the Spruce Pine GMC dealer tell us they enjoy the Encore GX’s accurate handling, ample passenger and cargo space, and wide array of standard tech equipment. They also appreciate the Encore GX’s low price.
With seating for five, the 2023 Encore GX is offered in three trim levels: Preferred, Select and Essence. All models get standard front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive. Powering the Encore GX is a standard turbocharged 1.2-liter three-cylinder engine developing 137 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. An optional 1.3-liter three-cylinder engine generates 155 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. This engine is standard on the range-topping Essence trim and available on the Preferred and Select trims.
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Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available. According to the Spruce Pine GMC dealership, front-wheel drive Encore models get a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). A nine-speed automatic transmission is standard on all-wheel-drive models.
Fuel efficiency is excellent. The 2023 Buick Encore GX gets an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of up to 29 mpg city/32 mpg highway.*
Kelley Blue Book was suitably impressed by the 2022 Buick Encore GX, writing: “The Buick Encore GX is a solid choice in subcompact SUVs. In classic Buick fashion, it’s quiet, comfortable, and a good value. You get the versatility of an SUV with the effortless drivability of a compact car in one appealing package. The Encore GX straddles the line between mainstream and luxury. ... [The] Buick is a little more premium than its more mainstream competitors.”
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The base 2023 Buick Encore GX Preferred trim comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, cloth and synthetic leather upholstery, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and active noise cancellation. Standard tech features include an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, a Wi-Fi hotspot, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a stereo system with six speakers, satellite radio and Bluetooth.
Standard safety features include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, automatic high-beam headlights, a following distance indicator, pedestrian detection, lane departure warning,
lane keep assist, and Teen Driver.
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Depending on the trim, the 2023 Buick Encore GX offers several option packages, including the Cold Weather Comfort package, the Safety package II, the Convenience package, the Experience Buick package, and the Advanced Technology package. Stand-alone options include remote start, dual-zone automatic climate control, a universal garage door opener, a hands-free power liftgate, and a moonroof
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2023 Buick Encore GX five out of five stars for overall safety. The 2023 Encore GX has yet to be reviewed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety at the time of this writing. However, the 2022 model was listed as a Top Safety Pick, with the highest rating of Good in all crash tests. We expect an identical score this year.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2022 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.