The 2018 Buick Encore comes equipped with a 1.4-liter I4 that makes 138 hp @ 4900 rpm horsepower and 148 lb.-ft. @ 1850 rpm of torque. The car takes 8.8 seconds to reach 60 MPH from a standstill while it is able to run a quarter-mile in - seconds. All the trims are powered by the same engine, hence, there is no change in the performance figures as you go up the trims.

2018 Buick Encore 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

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

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

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Buick Encore8.8 sec---
2018 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec171 ft.-
2018 Hyundai Tucson7.6 sec---
2018 Toyota C-HR11 sec---
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV9 sec17 sec-138 ft.
2018 Jeep Cherokee3.3 sec11.7 sec-108 ft.
2018 Toyota Highlander7.2 sec---
2018 Kia Sorento7.2 sec---
2018 Jeep Compass8.6 - 8.7 sec16.6 sec-144 ft.
2018 GMC Terrain6.8 sec---
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 sec12 sec168 ft.-
2018 Honda HR-V10 sec---
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 sec17.5 sec-137 ft.
2018 Toyota RAV48.3 sec---
2018 Honda Pilot6.5 sec---
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe8.4 sec---
2018 Kia Sportage7.1 sec---
2018 Subaru Crosstrek9 - 9.2 sec---
2018 Jeep Renegade9.3 sec---
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander8.6 sec---
2018 Mazda CX-38.2 sec---
2018 Subaru Forester7.5 sec16 sec-115 ft.
2018 Jeep Wrangler6.1 - 7.5 sec15.3 sec-128 ft.
2018 Subaru Outback6.9 - 9.4 sec---
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan8.2 - 9.1 sec---
2018 Kia Niro hybrid9 sec16.8 sec-138 ft.
2018 Ford EcoSport9.8 - 11.2 sec---
2018 Mazda CX-57.7 sec---
2018 Buick Envision7 sec---
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross8.6 - 9 sec---
2018 Honda CR-V7.5 - 8.6 sec---
2018 Chevrolet Equinox6.6 - 9.2 sec---
2018 Ford Edge7.2 sec---
2018 Chevrolet Traverse6.3 - 6.8 sec---
2018 Hyundai Kona6.6 - 9.2 sec---
2018 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec---
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec---
2018 Volkswagen Atlas7.2 - 7.9 sec---
2018 Chevrolet Trax10.1 sec---
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV8 - 8.4 sec---
2018 Ford Escape8.3 sec---
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 sec---
2018 Dodge Durango4.6 sec---
2018 Ford Explorer7.7 sec---
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV9 sec---
2018 Nissan Murano7.3 - 8.1 sec---
2018 Dodge Journey9.5 sec---
2018 GMC Acadia6.5 sec---
2018 Nissan Pathfinder7.6 sec---

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2017 Buick Encore 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
1SV 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.8 sec
Essence 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.8 sec
Essence 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.8 sec
Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.8 sec
Preferred 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.8 sec
Preferred II 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)7.8 sec
Preferred II 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.8 sec
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.8 sec
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.7 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 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.3 sec---
2017 Buick Envision7 - 7.1 sec---
2017 Mazda CX-96.8 - 7.5 sec---
2017 Honda CR-V7.5 - 7.6 sec---
2017 Chevrolet Equinox9.2 sec---
2017 Ford Edge7.2 sec---
2017 Chevrolet Traverse6.5 sec15.1 sec-120 ft.
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 - 10 sec---
2017 Toyota RAV48.3 - 9.3 sec---
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe7.3 - 8.4 sec---
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander7.6 - 8.6 sec---
2017 Chevrolet Trax9.3 - 10.1 sec---
2017 Ford Escape8.3 - 9.6 sec---
2017 Dodge Durango4.6 - 7.8 sec---
2017 Ford Explorer5.8 - 7.7 sec---
2017 Nissan Murano8.1 sec---
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan8.6 sec---
2017 Dodge Journey7.9 - 9.5 sec---
2017 GMC Acadia6.5 sec---
2017 Jeep Patriot9.3 - 10.9 sec---
2017 Nissan Pathfinder7.4 - 7.6 sec---
2017 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec171 ft.-
2017 Hyundai Tucson7.6 - 7.9 sec---
2017 Jeep Cherokee3.3 - 7.5 sec---
2017 Toyota Highlander7 - 7.2 sec---
2017 Kia Sorento7.2 sec---
2017 Jeep Compass8.4 - 10.5 sec16.6 sec-144 ft.
2017 GMC Terrain6.8 sec---
2017 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec---
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 - 7.6 sec---
2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec---
2017 Honda HR-V10 sec---
2017 Honda Pilot6 - 6.5 sec---
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV7.6 - 8 sec---
2017 Kia Sportage6.7 - 8.6 sec---
2017 Subaru Crosstrek9.2 sec---
2017 Jeep Renegade9.3 - 10.3 sec17.1 sec-126 ft.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 - 9.5 sec---
2017 Mazda CX-38.2 sec---
2017 Subaru Forester6.8 - 7.5 sec---
2017 Jeep Wrangler7.5 sec---
2017 Subaru Outback7.1 - 9.4 sec---
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Limited SUV8.6 sec---
2017 Kia Niro hybrid8.6 - 9.6 sec---
2017 Buick Encore7.8 - 10.7 sec---

2016 Buick Encore 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.9 sec16.9 sec119 ft.
Leather 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.9 sec16.9 sec119 ft.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.9 sec16.9 sec119 ft.
Sport Touring 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)9.2 sec17 sec119 ft.
Leather 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.9 sec16.9 sec119 ft.
Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.9 sec16.9 sec119 ft.
Sport Touring 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.9 sec16.9 sec119 ft.
Convenience 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.9 sec16.9 sec119 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.9 sec16.9 sec119 ft.
4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.9 sec16.9 sec119 ft.

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

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 GMC Terrain5.8 sec--
2016 Nissan Rogue9.7 sec--
2016 Honda HR-V7.7 - 9.3 sec--
2016 Kia Sportage9.8 sec--
2016 Jeep Renegade9.8 sec--
2016 Buick Encore8.9 - 9.2 sec16.9 - 17 sec119 ft.
2016 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.7 sec--
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV8.3 - 9 sec--
2016 Chevrolet Trax7.8 sec--
2016 Ford Escape7.6 sec--
2016 Hyundai Tucson7.4 - 9.7 sec--

2015 Buick Encore 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.3 sec165 ft.
Leather 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.3 sec165 ft.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.2 sec17.5 sec165 ft.
Leather 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.2 sec17.5 sec165 ft.
Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.3 sec165 ft.
Convenience 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.2 sec17.5 sec165 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.3 sec165 ft.
4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.2 sec17.5 sec165 ft.

2015 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV8.3 - 9 sec--
2015 Chevrolet Trax9 - 9.8 sec--
2015 Ford Escape8.3 - 9.7 sec--
2015 Hyundai Tucson7.8 - 9.1 sec--
2015 GMC Terrain8.8 - 9.6 sec--
2015 Nissan Rogue8.9 - 9.2 sec--
2015 Kia Sportage6.7 - 8.5 sec--
2015 Jeep Renegade7.3 - 9.2 sec--
2015 Buick Encore10.1 - 10.2 sec17.3 - 17.5 sec165 ft.
2015 Mazda CX-57.7 - 9.6 sec--

2014 Buick Encore 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10 sec17.2 sec165 ft.
Leather 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10 sec17.2 sec165 ft.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.4 sec165 ft.
Leather 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.4 sec165 ft.
Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10 sec17.2 sec165 ft.
Convenience 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.4 sec165 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10 sec17.2 sec165 ft.
4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.4 sec165 ft.

2014 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
2014 GMC Terrain8.8 - 9.6 sec--
2014 Nissan Rogue8.4 - 9.4 sec--
2014 Toyota RAV48.2 - 9.2 sec--
2014 Kia Sportage6.2 - 8.5 sec--
2014 BMW X15.2 - 6.3 sec13.8 - 15.2 sec-
2014 Buick Encore10 - 10.1 sec17.2 - 17.4 sec165 ft.
2014 Mazda CX-57.6 - 9.6 sec--
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek8.1 sec--
2014 Ford Edge6.4 - 7.1 sec--
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV8.7 - 9.6 sec--
2014 Ford Escape7.5 - 9.7 sec--
2014 Volkswagen Tiguan7.5 - 8.1 sec--
2014 Hyundai Tucson7.8 - 9.1 sec--

2013 Buick Encore 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10 sec17.6 sec165 ft.
Leather 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10 sec17.2 sec165 ft.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)9.3 sec17.1 sec165 ft.
Leather 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.4 sec165 ft.
Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10 sec17.2 sec165 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10 sec17.2 sec165 ft.
Convenience 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.4 sec165 ft.
4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)10.1 sec17.4 sec165 ft.

2013 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
2013 Ford Edge6.4 - 7.3 sec--
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV8.7 - 9.6 sec--
2013 Ford Escape7 - 9.5 sec--
2013 Volkswagen Tiguan7.1 sec--
2013 Hyundai Tucson9.6 sec--
2013 GMC Terrain9.4 sec--
2013 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec--
2013 Toyota RAV48.2 - 9 sec--
2013 Kia Sportage6 - 8.5 sec--
2013 BMW X15.3 - 6 sec14.6 - 15.1 sec-
2013 Buick Encore9.3 - 10.1 sec17.1 - 17.6 sec165 ft.
2013 Mazda CX-58.8 - 9.6 sec--
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek8.1 - 10 sec--

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