The nimble, versatile 2016 Encore comes with the latest in hands-free technology, courtesy of the Buick IntelliLink† infotainment system. Buick IntelliLink† 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. And most system features are available at the touch of a button. So you can seize the day, any day.
IntelliLink† now keeps you connected to your most important contacts by providing alerts of incoming text messages†. You can configure the system to have incoming text messages read out aloud. In addition, with select smartphones, you can also respond to the text messages with your preprogrammed responses. Refer to my.buick.com/learn for details on smartphone compatibility.
Simply connect your iPhone®† with Buick IntelliLink† 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 phone. Siri Eyes Free®† makes it easier than ever to keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road.
Welcome to an advanced technology personalized for you. Make calls, listen to your favorite music and control everything in the 2016 Encore through a voice-activated, color-connected infotainment system.
Stay connected to the internet and your favorite apps anywhere you go with the available OnStar 4G LTE† with built-in-Wi-Fi-hotspot. It’s always available and ready to connect to your devices, giving you an integrated and customizable in-vehicle experience.
IntelliLink† offers a world of infotainment: Pandora†, Stitcher®SmartRadio† and SiriusXM Radio with Travel Link®† (standard three-month trial). This includes more than 140 channels, including commercial-free music plus talk, sports, news, weather and more.
VOICE COMMANDS AND SMARTPHONE CONNECTIVITY
The Encore is designed for the times. Control everything with just your voice, thanks to the latest in voice-recognition technology and connect your smartphone to allow IntelliLink† to become an extension of your device.
The 2016 Encore offers satellite and Internet radio and more than 140 channels of commercial-free music, talk, sports, news, weather and more.
Manage your entertainment through voice commands or steering-wheel controls — it’s your personal luxury.
Customize your IntelliLink† homepage for quick access to the features and apps 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’ve been listening to.
The Buick IntelliLink† 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 Internet or custom radio stations — IntelliLink’s intuitive voice controls recognize and carry out a range of tasks upon hearing your voice.
Connect up to five different devices from smartphones to Bluetooth®†-enabled music players such as an iPod® 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. SiriusXM† is standard for three trial months.
From a conveniently placed USB port† to Bluetooth®† connectivity, the 2016 Encore keeps you connected to all your mobile and entertainment devices. And they’re seamlessly integrated into your Buick IntelliLink† system.
With the 2016 Encore, you’re always in the know. The available built-in Navigation† features enable you to access real-time maps, driving directions, traffic information and more, directly from your Buick IntelliLink† home screen.
MAPPING AND VIEWS
Know where you are instantly with a real-time map of your current location. Buick IntelliLink’s† navigation also displays up-to-date traffic and speed limit information.
POINTS OF INTEREST
In Navigation† 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).
Press the Destination† button on the center stack 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.
Available with an active SiriusXM† Satellite Radio subscription, Travel Link† delivers continuously updated information about weather, local fuel prices, and movie theater listings in your immediate area. So you’re always ready for anything, anytime.
Dinner and a movie? Now you can choose which theater and feature you wish to see, right from your front seat. Travel Link† provides you with access to over 4,500 movie theatres and allows you to search information by movie title, show time, driving distance, and more. You can also designate a favorite theater, and Travel Link will provide you with a route to it.
Be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. Travel Link† weather updates provide up-to-the-minute weather information, along with 5-day forecasts and alerts from the National Weather Service and other government agencies — including those for hurricanes, tornadoes, and other severe weather events.
Take the guesswork out of the gas work. Travel Link† can provide fuel prices for more than 10,000 gas stations and enables you to sort locations by lowest price, driving distance, brand name, and more. It will also provide you with a route to the station of your choice.
Apple iPhone®/iPod® devices support Bluetooth® audio streaming with limited functionality. Please connect through USB to use all features of the IntelliLink system. Apple Trademarks “Made for iPod” means that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. IPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Go to my.buick.com/learn to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle. Bluetooth® Trademarks The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by General Motors is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
Map coverage not available in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and portions of Canada.
IntelliLink offers the entertainment of Pandora, Stitcher SmartRadio, SiriusXM Radio with Travel Link (standard for three months), a USB connection for music players and memory sticks, and an enhanced hands-free voice-control system that makes it simple for drivers to use the system while navigating the road.
IntelliLink functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires Bluetooth® and smartphone. Some devices require USB connectivity. Data plan rates apply.
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 US states and D.C. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc.
Devices must be WPA2 compliant with active OnStar service and data plan. Wi-Fi devices manufactured prior to 2006 may not be compatible. Please consult your device manufacture for information regarding the WPA2 security protocol and Wi-Fi device compatibility. Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations. 4G LTE is available only on select 2015 models.
Requires a compatible smartphone with Bluetooth® profile (M.A.P.) and applicable text messaging features. Visit gmtotalconnect.com for vehicle and smartphone eligibility.
Music- and video-recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote. Gracenote is the industry standard in music-recognition technology and related content delivery. For more information, visit www.gracenote.com.
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