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AN SUV AS TECH-SAVVY AS YOU.

The nimble, versatile 2018 Encore compact luxury SUV comes with hands-free technology, courtesy of the Buick infotainment system. Buick Infotainment system allows you to initiate phone calls, play and control available satellite or Internet radio and access phone contacts and place calls — all with just the sound of your voice. Plus, many system features are available at the touch of a button, so you can seize the day, any day.


FEATURES

Welcome to an advanced technology personalized for you. Make calls, listen to your favorite music and be seamlessly connected in the 2018 Encore compact SUV through a voice-activated, 8” diagonal color touch-screen infotainment system.

2018 Encore small luxury SUV's IntelliLink offers the entertainment of Pandora and SiriusXM satellite radio.

AVAILABLE ONSTAR 4G LTE WI-FI

Stay connected to the internet and your favorite apps with the available built-in OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. It’s always available when the vehicle is on and ready to connect to your compatible devices, giving you an integrated and customizable in-vehicle experience.

SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY

Apple CarPlay compatibility is the smarter way to use your compatible iPhone in your car. It lets you access Apple Music, Maps, make phone calls, and send messages all through Encore’s touchscreen or with your voice through Siri. Android Auto compatibility seamlessly connects your compatible Android smartphone, so you can get directions using Google Maps, listen to music via Play Music, make phone calls, and respond to messages and more, all through the Encore’s touchscreen or easy-to-use voice activations.

VOICE COMMANDS AND SMARTPHONE CONNECTIVITY

The Encore compact luxury SUV is designed for the times. Control everything with just your voice, thanks to voice-recognition technology and connect your compatible smartphone to allow Infotainment system to become like an extension of your device.

SHOP

Shop lets you bring popular apps along for the ride in order to provide relevant and seamless in-vehicle experience. Simply select the SHOP icon from the Infotainment system home screen to view The Weather Channel, Audiobooks.com, Pandora, Glympse, and OnStar AtYourService apps—all free to download and updated regularly. Then personalize your home screen with the apps you love.


RADIO

The 2018 Encore compact SUV offers available satellite and Internet radio and more than 140 channels of commercial-free music, talk, sports, news, weather and more.

Your Encore's IntelliLink homepage is customizable.

MULTIPLE INPUTS

Manage your entertainment through voice commands or steering-wheel controls — it’s your personal luxury.

SIRIUSXM®†

Infotainment system offers a world of available entertainment, including SiriusXM Radio with Travel Link® (standard three-month trial). This provides access to more than 140 channels, including commercial-free music plus talk, sports, news, weather and more.


VOICE RECOGNITION

The Buick Infotainment system’s easy-to-use voice control will leave you speechless — the instant you talk to it. From hands-free phone book and dialing commands, to pulling up your favorite available Internet or custom radio stations — Infotainment system’s intuitive voice controls recognize and carry out a range of tasks upon hearing your voice.

Happy couple smiling inside of a Buick Encore.

XM TUNE SELECT

Play music directly from your mobile device, jump from channel to channel in seconds and set alerts for your favorite artists or songs on any SiriusXM channel with the XM Tune Select feature.

SIRI EYES FREE®†

Simply connect your iPhone®† with Buick Infotainment system via Bluetooth®† and then use the steering-wheel voice-activation button to begin. Siri responds to your voice to carry out an array of hands-free tasks. Compose text messages and emails, and even access stored contacts on your compatible phone all while keeping your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road.


HANDS-FREE

Thanks to its advanced voice-recognition technology, Buick Infotainment system seamlessly integrates with your compatible smartphone to create a driving experience that’s equally connected and convenient.

2018 Encore small luxury SUV features IntelliLink technology with smartphone or Bluetooth compatibility.

CONNECT YOUR PHONE

Use simple phrases to access call history and content from your compatible smartphone.

DIAL

Initiate phone calls by name or by number, and using the sound of your voice.

PHONE BOOK ACCESS

The Buick Infotainment system accesses the phonebook from your smartphone, so you can access every number every time you bring your paired compatible smartphone into your vehicle.


DEVICES

From a conveniently placed USB port to Bluetooth®connectivity, the 2018 Encore keeps you connected to all your mobile and entertainment devices. And they’re seamlessly integrated into your Buick Infotainment system system.

Overhead shot of Encore interior with a woman holding an iPad and a man driving.

CONNECT VIA USB OR AUX LINE-IN

Play available Internet radio or stream music from your MP3 players and memory sticks using the built-in USB port.

APPLE CARPLAY COMPATIBILITY

Apple CarPlay compatibility allows you to use your favorite iPhone apps on Encore’s available Infotainment system. You can:

  • Listen to Apple Music
  • Navigate via Apple Maps
  • Make hands-free phone calls
  • Send and receive messages

 

ANDROID AUTO COMPATIBILITY

Android Auto compatibility allows you to sync your Android smartphone to Encore’s available Infotainment system. You can:

  • Listen to music via Play Music
  • Navigate via Google Maps
  • Make hands-free phone calls
  • Send and receive messages

PAIR UP TO TEN DEVICES

Pair up to ten devices, including smartphones and Bluetooth®†-enabled devices like your tablet or smartphone

BLUETOOTH AUDIO STREAMING

The Buick Infotainment system’s Bluetooth®† technology lets you stream music from a variety of sources without any cords or wires.



TRAVEL LINK

Available with an active SiriusXM Radio subscription, Travel Link delivers continuously updated information about weather, nearby fuel prices and movie theater listings in your immediate area. So you’re always ready for anything, anytime.

MOVIES

Now you don’t have to decide on a movie before getting into the car. Available Travel Link can access information for more than 4,500 movie theatres — sorting by movie titles, show times, distance and more. You can add a favorite theater, and Travel Link can also route to whichever theater you choose.

WEATHER

Always be prepared with available Travel Link’s weather updates. Get up-to-the-minute and 5-day forecasts along with alerts from the National Weather Service and other government agencies (including warnings for hurricanes, tornadoes, etc.)

FUEL

Take the guesswork out of the gas work. Available Travel Link can provide fuel prices for more than 10,000 gas stations, sorting by lowest price, distance, brand name and more, along with routing to the station of your choice.