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A CROSSOVER AS TECH-SAVVY AS YOU.

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.

TEXT MESSAGE ALERTS

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.

SIRI EYES FREE®†

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.

FEATURES

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.

2016 Encore small luxury SUV's IntelliLink offers the entertainment of Pandora and SiriusXM satellite radio.

ONSTAR 4G LTE

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.

SIRIUSXM®† AND PANDORA®†

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.

RADIO

The 2016 Encore offers 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.

HOMEPAGE CUSTOMIZATION

Customize your IntelliLink homepage for quick access to the features and apps you use the most.

GRACENOTE®† TECHNOLOGY

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.

VOICE RECOGNITION

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.

Happy couple smiling inside of a Buick Encore.

PAIR

Connect up to five different devices from smartphones to Bluetooth®†-enabled music players such as an iPod® Touch.

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. SiriusXM is standard for three trial months.

PLAY

Stream Pandora, Stitcher SmartRadio SiriusXM Radio with Travel Link or music from your smartphone; and control them all through voice commands. SiriusXM is standard for three trial months.

HANDS-FREE

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

2016 Encore small luxury SUV features IntelliLink technology with smartphone or Bluetooth compatibility.

CONNECT YOUR PHONE

Use simple phrases to access call history, Pandora and Stitcher SmartRadio apps, and content from your phone.

DIAL

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

PHONE BOOK ACCESS

IntelliLink accesses the phonebook from your smartphone, so you can access every number every time you bring your smartphone into your vehicle.

DEVICES

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.

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

CONNECT VIA USB OR AUX LINE-IN

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

PAIR UP TO FIVE DEVICES

Pair up to five devices, including smartphones and Bluetooth®†-enabled devices like an iPod® Touch.

BLUETOOTH AUDIO STREAMING

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

TRAVEL LINK

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.

MOVIES

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.

WEATHER

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.

FUEL

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.