The 2018 Buick Encore gets a 1.4-liter I4 under the hood that makes 138 hp @ 4900 rpm horsepower and 148 lb.-ft. @ 1850 rpm of torque. The truck can tow a total of 3500 lbs. and has a Payload capacity of 1018 lbs, that means, you can tow your everyday gigs with comfort and ease.

2018 Buick Encore Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
1SV 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Essence 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Essence 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Preferred 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Preferred II 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Preferred II 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)1500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Sport Touring 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)1500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Sport Touring 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)1500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.

2018 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2018 Buick Encore1500 - 3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
2018 Toyota C-HR6000 - 6200 lbs.835 lbs.3300 lbs.
2018 Toyota Highlander1500 - 5000 lbs.1280 - 1455 lbs.4134 - 4508 lbs.
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV1750 - 4000 lbs.1010 - 1035 lbs.3605 - 3950 lbs.
2018 Toyota RAV41500 - 7600 lbs.900 lbs.3345 - 3630 lbs.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas2000 - 5000 lbs.1213 lbs.4336 - 4502 lbs.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan1500 lbs.970 - 1213 lbs.3777 - 3858 lbs.
2018 Honda CR-V1500 lbs.-3307 - 3512 lbs.
2018 Honda HR-V1500 - 5000 lbs.850 lbs.2888 - 3109 lbs.
2018 Honda Pilot3500 - 5000 lbs.-4054 - 4317 lbs.
2018 Buick Envision1500 lbs.-3755 - 4083 lbs.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox1500 - 3500 lbs.1114 - 1240 lbs.3274 - 3665 lbs.
2018 Chevrolet Traverse1500 - 5000 lbs.-4362 - 4713 lbs.
2018 Chevrolet Trax3208 lbs.-3124 - 3344 lbs.
2018 Dodge Durango6200 - 7400 lbs.1290 - 1460 lbs.4680 - 5088 lbs.
2018 Dodge Journey1000 - 2500 lbs.-3818 - 4238 lbs.
2018 Fiat 500X1000 lbs.-2967 - 3305 lbs.
2018 Ford EcoSport1400 - 2000 lbs.1570 lbs.3060 - 3327 lbs.
2018 Ford Edge1500 - 3500 lbs.-3927 - 4401 lbs.
2018 Ford Escape1500 - 3500 lbs.-3526 - 3678 lbs.
2018 Ford Explorer5000 lbs.-4443 - 4901 lbs.
2018 GMC Acadia1000 - 4000 lbs.-3879 - 4144 lbs.
2018 GMC Terrain1500 - 3500 lbs.1146 lbs.3449 - 3801 lbs.
2018 Hyundai Kona1500 - 3500 lbs.999 - 1104 lbs.2890 - 3256 lbs.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe5000 lbs.1444 - 1486 lbs.4017 - 4198 lbs.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV2000 - 3500 lbs.1052 - 1265 lbs.3624 - 4107 lbs.
2018 Hyundai Tucson1500 - 8500 lbs.1138 - 1286 lbs.3300 - 3627 lbs.
2018 Jeep Cherokee2000 - 7200 lbs.1000 lbs.3655 - 4046 lbs.
2018 Jeep Compass2000 lbs.-3184 - 3633 lbs.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3500 - 7400 lbs.1090 - 1370 lbs.4513 - 4984 lbs.
2018 Jeep Renegade1000 - 9300 lbs.-3056 - 3532 lbs.
2018 Jeep Wrangler2000 - 3500 lbs.892 - 1361 lbs.3970 - 4439 lbs.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV2000 - 3500 lbs.880 - 1123 lbs.4075 - 4921 lbs.
2018 Kia Niro hybrid SUV2000 - 2866 lbs.973 - 1028 lbs.3106 - 3274 lbs.
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV1000 - 2866 lbs.1018 lbs.3391 lbs.
2018 Kia Sorento2000 - 5000 lbs.1237 - 1521 lbs.3704 - 4101 lbs.
2018 Kia Sportage2000 lbs.-3596 - 3997 lbs.
2018 Mazda CX-32000 - 8600 lbs.1031 - 1038 lbs.2809 - 2952 lbs.
2018 Mazda CX-52000 lbs.976 - 981 lbs.3563 - 3693 lbs.
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross1500 - 17290 lbs.1114 - 1323 lbs.3307 - 3516 lbs.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander1500 - 3500 lbs.1334 - 1444 lbs.3351 - 3626 lbs.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV1500 - 17320 lbs.1058 - 1311 lbs.3032 - 3285 lbs.
2018 Nissan Murano1500 lbs.1185 - 1367 lbs.3768 - 4064 lbs.
2018 Nissan Pathfinder6000 lbs.1552 lbs.4293 - 4662 lbs.
2018 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.984 - 1136 lbs.3441 - 3627 lbs.
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV1102 - 11520 lbs.1040 - 1115 lbs.3232 - 3424 lbs.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek1500 lbs.-3113 - 3230 lbs.
2018 Subaru Forester1500 lbs.-3322 - 3717 lbs.
2018 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3622 - 3902 lbs.

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2017 Buick Encore Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
1SV 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)2000 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Essence 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)2000 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Essence 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)2000 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Preferred 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)2000 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Preferred 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)1000 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Preferred II 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)1000 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Preferred II 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)1000 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)2000 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)2000 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Sport Touring 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)2000 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Sport Touring 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)2000 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.

2017 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2017 Toyota Highlander1500 - 5000 lbs.1280 - 1455 lbs.4134 - 4655 lbs.
2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV1750 lbs.900 lbs.3925 - 3950 lbs.
2017 Toyota RAV41500 lbs.900 lbs.3455 - 3630 lbs.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan2200 lbs.1149 - 1195 lbs.3404 - 3646 lbs.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Limited SUV2200 lbs.1149 - 1195 lbs.3404 - 3591 lbs.
2017 Honda CR-V1500 lbs.-3307 - 3512 lbs.
2017 Honda HR-V1500 - 5000 lbs.850 lbs.2888 - 3109 lbs.
2017 Honda Pilot3500 - 5000 lbs.-4054 - 4317 lbs.
2017 Buick Encore1000 - 2000 lbs.1016 - 1018 lbs.3237 - 3358 lbs.
2017 Buick Envision1000 - 1500 lbs.-3755 - 4083 lbs.
2017 Chevrolet Equinox1000 - 3500 lbs.1063 - 1196 lbs.3764 - 4007 lbs.
2017 Chevrolet Traverse5200 lbs.1503 - 1698 lbs.4713 - 4956 lbs.
2017 Chevrolet Trax1000 - 3600 lbs.-2805 - 3208 lbs.
2017 Dodge Durango6200 - 7400 lbs.1280 - 1420 lbs.4756 - 5097 lbs.
2017 Dodge Journey1000 - 2500 lbs.1003 - 1165 lbs.3818 - 4327 lbs.
2017 Fiat 500X1000 - 9200 lbs.-2967 lbs.
2017 Ford Edge1500 - 9200 lbs.-3927 - 4401 lbs.
2017 Ford Escape1500 - 3500 lbs.-3502 - 3645 lbs.
2017 Ford Explorer5000 lbs.-4443 - 4901 lbs.
2017 GMC Acadia1000 - 5200 lbs.1609 - 1755 lbs.3956 - 4850 lbs.
2017 GMC Terrain1500 - 3500 lbs.1146 lbs.3792 - 4068 lbs.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe5000 lbs.1138 lbs.3997 - 4198 lbs.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV2000 - 3500 lbs.1138 lbs.3624 - 3898 lbs.
2017 Hyundai Tucson1500 lbs.1071 - 1286 lbs.3300 - 3686 lbs.
2017 Jeep Cherokee2000 lbs.1000 lbs.3655 - 4046 lbs.
2017 Jeep Compass1000 - 2000 lbs.925 lbs.3107 - 3633 lbs.
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee2000 - 6200 lbs.1090 - 1320 lbs.4545 - 4984 lbs.
2017 Jeep Renegade2000 lbs.-3025 - 3532 lbs.
2017 Jeep Wrangler2000 - 3500 lbs.880 - 1000 lbs.3760 - 4315 lbs.
2017 Jeep Patriot2000 lbs.1300 - 1320 lbs.3136 - 3331 lbs.
2017 Kia Niro hybrid SUV2000 - 5000 lbs.973 - 1028 lbs.3106 - 3274 lbs.
2017 Kia Sorento2000 - 5000 lbs.1237 - 1521 lbs.3704 - 4101 lbs.
2017 Kia Sportage2000 lbs.-3305 - 3765 lbs.
2017 Mazda CX-32000 - 3500 lbs.1031 - 1038 lbs.2809 - 2952 lbs.
2017 Mazda CX-52000 lbs.1034 lbs.3527 - 3655 lbs.
2017 Mazda CX-93500 lbs.1489 - 1517 lbs.4144 - 4327 lbs.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander1500 - 3500 lbs.1169 - 1444 lbs.3351 - 3626 lbs.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV1500 - 6370 lbs.1058 - 1311 lbs.3032 - 3285 lbs.
2017 Nissan Murano1500 lbs.1223 - 1360 lbs.3769 - 4017 lbs.
2017 Nissan Pathfinder6000 lbs.1552 lbs.4292 - 4660 lbs.
2017 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.984 - 1124 lbs.3424 - 3627 lbs.
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV1000 - 3500 lbs.1040 - 1115 lbs.3225 - 3415 lbs.
2017 Subaru Crosstrek1500 lbs.-3109 - 3208 lbs.
2017 Subaru Forester1500 lbs.-3322 - 3479 lbs.
2017 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3580 - 3856 lbs.

2016 Buick Encore Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Leather 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Sport Touring 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Leather 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Sport Touring 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Convenience 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.

2016 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2016 Honda HR-V1763 lbs.850 lbs.2888 - 3109 lbs.
2016 Buick Encore3500 lbs.1016 - 1018 lbs.3237 - 3358 lbs.
2016 Chevrolet Trax5200 lbs.-2805 - 3208 lbs.
2016 Ford Escape1500 - 3500 lbs.-3515 - 3684 lbs.
2016 GMC Terrain1500 - 3500 lbs.1146 lbs.3792 - 4068 lbs.
2016 Hyundai Tucson1500 lbs.1250 - 1285 lbs.3325 - 3499 lbs.
2016 Jeep Renegade2000 lbs.-3044 - 3573 lbs.
2016 Kia Sportage2000 lbs.1111 - 1328 lbs.3280 - 3585 lbs.
2016 Mazda CX-52000 lbs.976 - 1065 lbs.3212 - 3589 lbs.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV1500 lbs.1058 - 1311 lbs.3032 - 3285 lbs.
2016 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.1037 lbs.3408 - 3618 lbs.

2015 Buick Encore Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Leather 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Leather 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
Convenience 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1016 lbs.3358 lbs.
4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.

2015 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2015 Buick Encore3500 lbs.1016 - 1018 lbs.3237 - 3358 lbs.
2015 Chevrolet Trax5200 lbs.-2805 - 3340 lbs.
2015 Ford Escape1500 - 2000 lbs.-3502 - 3645 lbs.
2015 GMC Terrain1500 lbs.1162 lbs.3853 - 4049 lbs.
2015 Hyundai Tucson1000 - 2000 lbs.1169 - 1265 lbs.3232 - 3439 lbs.
2015 Jeep Renegade2000 lbs.-3044 - 3573 lbs.
2015 Kia Sportage2000 lbs.1001 - 1328 lbs.3280 - 3585 lbs.
2015 Mazda CX-52000 lbs.1005 - 1062 lbs.3223 - 3560 lbs.
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV1500 lbs.1058 - 1322 lbs.3098 - 3274 lbs.
2015 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.1037 lbs.3393 - 3605 lbs.

2014 Buick Encore Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)4500 lbs.1065 lbs.3309 lbs.
Leather 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)4500 lbs.1065 lbs.3309 lbs.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)4500 lbs.1065 lbs.3190 lbs.
Leather 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)4500 lbs.1065 lbs.3190 lbs.
Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)4500 lbs.1065 lbs.3309 lbs.
Convenience 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)4500 lbs.1065 lbs.3190 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)4500 lbs.1065 lbs.3309 lbs.
4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)4500 lbs.1065 lbs.3190 lbs.

2014 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek1500 - 3086 lbs.-3098 - 3197 lbs.
2014 Toyota RAV41500 lbs.900 lbs.3435 - 3610 lbs.
2014 Volkswagen Tiguan2200 lbs.1149 - 1352 lbs.3397 - 3591 lbs.
2014 BMW X13968 lbs.904 lbs.3527 - 3891 lbs.
2014 Buick Encore4500 lbs.1065 lbs.3190 - 3309 lbs.
2014 Ford Edge2000 lbs.909 lbs.4056 - 4458 lbs.
2014 Ford Escape1500 - 2000 lbs.-3502 - 3645 lbs.
2014 GMC Terrain1500 lbs.1162 lbs.3853 - 4049 lbs.
2014 Hyundai Tucson1000 - 2000 lbs.1226 lbs.3232 - 3439 lbs.
2014 Kia Sportage2000 lbs.-3280 - 3585 lbs.
2014 Mazda CX-52000 lbs.1005 - 1062 lbs.3194 - 3532 lbs.
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV3306 lbs.1069 - 1322 lbs.3098 - 3274 lbs.
2014 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.1037 lbs.3393 - 3605 lbs.

2013 Buick Encore Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
Premium 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.1018 lbs.3309 lbs.
Leather 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.1018 lbs.3309 lbs.
Premium 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.1018 lbs.3190 lbs.
Leather 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.1018 lbs.3190 lbs.
Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.1018 lbs.3309 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.1018 lbs.3309 lbs.
Convenience 4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.1018 lbs.3190 lbs.
4dr SUV (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.1065 lbs.3276 - 3479 lbs.

2013 Buick Encore vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek1500 lbs.-3087 - 3164 lbs.
2013 Toyota RAV41500 lbs.900 lbs.3435 - 3600 lbs.
2013 Volkswagen Tiguan2200 lbs.1135 - 1352 lbs.3397 - 3591 lbs.
2013 BMW X13968 lbs.904 lbs.3527 - 3891 lbs.
2013 Buick Encore5000 lbs.1018 - 1065 lbs.3190 - 3309 lbs.
2013 Ford Edge2000 lbs.909 lbs.4056 - 4458 lbs.
2013 Ford Escape1500 - 2000 lbs.827 lbs.3502 - 3732 lbs.
2013 GMC Terrain1500 lbs.1162 lbs.3853 - 4049 lbs.
2013 Hyundai Tucson1000 lbs.1226 lbs.3139 - 3488 lbs.
2013 Kia Sportage2000 lbs.-3157 - 3466 lbs.
2013 Mazda CX-52000 lbs.1036 - 1051 lbs.3208 - 3426 lbs.
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV3306 lbs.1080 - 1311 lbs.3021 - 3263 lbs.
2013 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.953 - 1053 lbs.3276 - 3479 lbs.

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