The base engine offered on the 2018 Buick Encore is a 1.4-liter I4 that makes 138 hp @ 4900 rpm and 148 lb.-ft. @ 1850 rpm. It is mated to a 6 speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Buick Encore takes 8.8 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 1.4-liter Turbocharged I4 that makes 138 hp @ 4900 rpm and 148 lb.-ft. @ 1850 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Buick Encore takes only 8.8 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

Finally, the 1.4-liter Gas here is the final engine on offer. Mated to a 6-speed shiftable automatic, this engine generates 138 hp @ 4900 rpm and 148 lb.-ft. @ 1850 rpm. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Buick Encore achieves a 0-60 time of 8.8 seconds, while maintaining a - seconds quarter-mile time.

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2018 Buick Encore 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Sport Touring 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
1SV 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Essence 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Essence 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Preferred 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Preferred II 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Preferred II 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Sport Touring 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
+9 More
8.8 sec

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Crawfordsville, IA

2017 Buick Encore Preferred

Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

$10,500
Est. $142/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,695 Below market
RMV: $15,195
Listed On 05 Jan 2022 (391 Days)
14
17
Nashville, TN

2017 Buick Encore Preferred

Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

$9,999
Est. $135/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,136 Below market
RMV: $14,135
Listed On 11 Nov 2022 (81 Days)
24
17
Price Rise, $501
Earlier Price: $10999
26 Dec 2022
Nashville, TN

2018 Buick Encore Preferred

Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

$11,500
Est. $156/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,739 Below market
RMV: $16,239
Listed On 22 Dec 2022 (40 Days)
10
35
Price Drop, $1000
Earlier Price: $13990
27 Sep 2022
Portland, OR

2017 Buick Encore Essence

Essence 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

$12,990
Est. $176/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,666 Below market
RMV: $17,656
Listed On 09 Jun 2022 (236 Days)
12
17
Olive Branch, MS

2018 Buick Encore Preferred

Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

$8,995
Est. $122/mo
Excellent Deal
$2,860 Below market
RMV: $11,855
Listed On 21 Sep 2022 (132 Days)
16
30
Price Drop, $1000
Earlier Price: $16000
12 Oct 2022
Jacksonville, FL

2018 Buick Encore Preferred

Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

$15,000
Est. $203/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,621 Below market
RMV: $19,621
Listed On 05 Aug 2022 (179 Days)
9
7New
Price Drop, $3000
Earlier Price: $13995
29 Dec 2022
Harlan, KY

2017 Buick Encore Sport Touring

Sport Touring 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

$10,995
Est. $149/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,309 Below market
RMV: $14,304
Listed On 28 Dec 2022 (34 Days)
11
27
Price Drop, $978
Earlier Price: $15968
17 Jun 2022
Alexandria, VA

2018 Buick Encore Sport Touring

Sport Touring 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

$14,990
Est. $203/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,354 Below market
RMV: $19,344
Listed On 12 Jan 2022 (384 Days)
21
7
Las Vegas, NV

2019 Buick Encore Preferred

Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

$16,995
Est. $230/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,917 Below market
RMV: $21,912
Listed On 24 Jun 2022 (221 Days)

2018 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Jeep Cherokee3.3 sec11.7 sec180 mph-108 ft.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 sec12 sec117 mph168 ft.-
2018 Dodge Durango4.6 sec----
2018 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2018 Honda Pilot6.5 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Traverse6.3 - 6.8 sec----
2018 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler6.1 - 7.5 sec15.3 sec115 mph-128 ft.
2018 Buick Envision7 sec----
2018 Kia Sportage7.1 sec----
2018 Ford Edge7.2 sec----
2018 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2018 Toyota Highlander7.2 sec----
2018 Subaru Forester7.5 sec16 sec123 mph-115 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas7.2 - 7.9 sec----
2018 Hyundai Tucson7.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Pathfinder7.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Murano7.3 - 8.1 sec----
2018 Ford Explorer7.7 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-57.7 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Equinox6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Hyundai Kona6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 sec----
2018 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec112 mph171 ft.-
2018 Honda CR-V7.5 - 8.6 sec----
2018 Subaru Outback6.9 - 9.4 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV8 - 8.4 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-38.2 sec----
2018 Ford Escape8.3 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV48.3 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe8.4 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander8.6 sec----
2018 Jeep Compass8.6 - 8.7 sec16.6 sec194 mph-144 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan8.2 - 9.1 sec----
2018 Buick Encore8.8 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross8.6 - 9 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV9 sec----
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV9 sec17 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Kia Niro hybrid SUV9 sec16.8 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek9 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Jeep Renegade9.3 sec----
2018 Dodge Journey9.5 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 sec17.5 sec117 mph-137 ft.
2018 Honda HR-V10 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Trax10.1 sec----
2018 Ford EcoSport9.8 - 11.2 sec----
2018 Toyota C-HR11 sec----
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2017 Buick Encore 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
10.7 sec
1SV 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Essence 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Essence 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Preferred 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Preferred II 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
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8.8 sec
Preferred II 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
7.8 sec
Sport Touring 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
8.5 sec
Sport Touring 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
8.4 sec

2017 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Honda CR-V7.5 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Honda HR-V10 sec----
2017 Honda Pilot6 - 6.5 sec----
2017 Buick Encore7.8 - 10.7 sec----
2017 Buick Envision7 - 7.1 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Equinox9.2 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Traverse6.5 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Trax9.3 - 10.1 sec----
2017 Dodge Durango4.6 - 7.8 sec----
2017 Dodge Journey7.9 - 9.5 sec----
2017 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec112 mph171 ft.-
2017 Ford Edge7.2 sec----
2017 Ford Escape8.3 - 9.6 sec----
2017 Ford Explorer5.8 - 7.7 sec----
2017 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2017 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe7.3 - 8.4 sec----
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV7.6 - 8 sec----
2017 Hyundai Tucson7.6 - 7.9 sec----
2017 Jeep Cherokee3.3 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Jeep Compass8.4 - 10.5 sec----
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Jeep Renegade9.3 - 10.3 sec17.1 sec112 mph-126 ft.
2017 Jeep Wrangler7.5 sec----
2017 Jeep Patriot9.3 - 10.9 sec----
2017 Kia Niro hybrid SUV8.6 - 9.6 sec----
2017 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2017 Kia Sportage6.7 - 8.6 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-38.2 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.3 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-96.8 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander7.6 - 8.6 sec----
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 - 9.5 sec----
2017 Nissan Murano8.1 sec----
2017 Nissan Pathfinder7.4 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 - 10 sec----
2017 Subaru Crosstrek9.2 sec----
2017 Subaru Forester6.8 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Subaru Outback7.1 - 9.4 sec----
2017 Toyota Highlander7 - 7.2 sec----
2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----
2017 Toyota RAV48.3 - 9.3 sec----
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan8.6 sec----
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Limited SUV8.6 sec----

2016 Buick Encore 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Leather 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Convenience 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Sport Touring 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Leather 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
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8.9 sec16.9 sec-119 ft.
Sport Touring 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
9.2 sec17 sec-119 ft.

2016 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Honda HR-V7.7 - 9.3 sec---
2016 Buick Encore8.9 - 9.2 sec16.9 - 17 sec120 mph119 ft.
2016 Chevrolet Trax7.8 sec---
2016 Ford Escape7.6 sec---
2016 GMC Terrain5.8 sec---
2016 Hyundai Tucson7.4 - 9.7 sec---
2016 Jeep Renegade9.8 sec---
2016 Kia Sportage9.8 sec---
2016 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.7 sec---
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV8.3 - 9 sec---
2016 Nissan Rogue9.7 sec---
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