The extremely versatile 2013 Encore comes with the latest in hands-free technology, courtesy of the Buick IntelliLink infotainment system. Buick IntelliLink1 allows you to initiate phone calls and play satellite or Internet radio, and access phone apps all by the sound of your voice. And most system features are at available at the touch of a button. So you can seize the day, any day.
Welcome to an advanced technology personalized for you. Make calls, listen to your favorite music and control everything in the 2013 Encore through a voice-activated, color connected infotainment system.
The Encore is designed for the times – just connect your smartphone and IntelliLink becomes an extension of your phone.
IntelliLink offers the entertainment of Pandora®, StitcherTM Smart Radio and SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with Travel Link®3 with over 140 channels, including commercial-free music, plus talk, sports, news, weather and more.
Control everything with just your voice thanks to the latest in voice-recognition technology.
The 2013 Encore offers satellite and Internet radio and over 140 channels of commercial-free music, talk, sports, news, weather and more on SiriusXM Satellite Radio – at the touch of a button.
Manage your entertainment through voice commands or steering wheel controls – it’s all part of your personal luxury.
Customize your IntelliLink homepage for quick access to the features you use the most.
Embedded in the IntelliLink system, Gracenote® indexes and assigns voice tags to all your music. The More Like This feature will instantly create a playlist of songs and artists similar to the music you’re listening to.
The Buick IntelliLink system will leave you speechless—the instant you talk to it. From hands-free phone book and dialing commands, to pulling up your favorite Internet or your custom radio stations—IntelliLink’s intuitive voice controls recognize and carry out a range of tasks upon hearing your voice.
Connect up to 5 different devices from smartphones to Bluetooth®-enabled music players such as an iPod®5 Touch.
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.
Stream Pandora®, StitcherTM Smart Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio with Travel Link® or music from your smartphone; and control them all through voice commands.
Thanks to its enhanced voice-recognition technology, Buick IntelliLink seamlessly integrates with your phone to create a driving experience that’s equal parts connected and convenient.
Use simple phrases to access call history, Pandora and Stitcher Smart Radio apps and content from your phone.
Initiate phone calls by name or by number, and by the sound of your voice.
IntelliLink downloads and saves the entire phone book from your phone, so you can access every number every time you step into the vehicle.
From a conveniently placed USB port to Bluetooth®2 connectivity, the 2013 Encore keeps you connected to all your mobile and entertainment devices. And they’re seamlessly integrated into your Buick IntelliLink system.
Play Internet radio or stream music from your MP3 players and memory sticks using the built-in USB6 port.
Pair up to 5 devices including smartphones and Bluetooth-enabled devices like an iPod® Touch.
Buick Intellink’s Bluetooth® technology lets you stream music from a variety of sources without any cords or wires.
With the 2013 Encore, you’re always in the know. The built-in navigation7 features enable you to access real-time maps, driving directions, traffic information and more, directly from your Buick IntelliLink home screen.
Know where you are instantly with a real-time map of your current location. Buick IntelliLink’s navigation also displays up-to-date traffic info and speed-limit information.
In Navigation7 view, Points of Interest (POI)—including restaurants, gas stations, attractions, and more—will display automatically on the map. You can also choose to show or hide POIs, or select POI by category (Restaurant, Hotels, Shopping, Bank & Business, Travel, Public Places, Automotive, Leisure, and Emergency).
Touch the Destination7 icon on your Buick IntelliLink home screen to access directions and help you get to specific destinations. Buick IntelliLink also saves your frequently traveled routes and destinations, so you can be on your way faster.
New for 2013 and available with an active SiriusXM Satellite Radio subscription, Travel Link® delivers continuously updated information about weather, nearby fuel prices, and movie theater listings and start times in your immediate area. So you’re always ready for anything, anytime.
Now you don’t have to decide on a movie before getting into the car. Travel Link® can access information for over 4500 movie theatres – sorting by movie titles, show times, distance and more. You can favorite a theater and Travel Link can also route to whichever theater you choose.
Always be prepared with 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.)
Take the guesswork out of the gas work. 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.
1 IntelliLink functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires Bluetooth and smartphone. Some devices require USB connectivity. Data plan rate apply.
2. If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change. For more information about NavTraffic, visit siriusxm.com/navtraffic. For more information about Travel Link, visit siriusxm.com/travellink. XM satellite service is available only to those in the 48 contiguous USA and DC. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.
3 IntelliLink1 offers the entertainment of Pandora®1, StitcherTM Smart Radio1, SiriusXM Satellite Radio2 with Travel Link® (standard for three months), a USB3 connection for music players and memory sticks, and an enhanced hands-free voice control system that makes it sim ple for drivers to use while navigating the road.
4 Go to http://www.gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle
5 Apple iPhone®/iPod® devices support Bluetooth Audio streaming with limited functionality. Please connect through USB to use all features of the IntelliLink system.
6 Not compatible with all devices
7. Map coverage not available in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and portions of Canada.
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