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Encore GX offers a personalized, powerful and connected driving experience with the Buick Infotainment System with a suite of In-Vehicle Apps and available Alexa Built-In™, you can bring the things you love everywhere you go.

YOUR MEDIA WORLD AT YOUR FINGER TIPS

The full-color touch-screen display makes media accessible, informative and available in high resolution that makes it even more attractive.

TAKE ALEXA ALONG FOR THE RIDE

It’s the same Alexa you know but now on the go. Just ask Alexa to play music, get directions, place calls and a lot more — all with your voice. With available Alexa Built-In, you can use your voice to maximize any drive in your Buick Encore GX.

BUICK INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM

From hands-free texting to an available enhanced Connected Navigation interface that automatically maps out the fastest way to get to where you’re going, the Buick Infotainment System takes your connected Encore GX to the next level.

CONNECTED NAVIGATION

Experience the convenience of maps, turn-by-turn directions and more with the available Connected Navigation system.

TEEN DRIVER MODE

Help new drivers with this configurable feature. Create custom profiles and activate vehicle settings that encourage safe driving. Get an In-Vehicle report card on driving habits as you continue to coach your teen.

APPLE CARPLAY™ COMPATIBILITY

Wirelessly connect your iPhone to the new and standard Apple CarPlay to access Apple Music®, Apple Maps, Siri® to send and receive hands-free text messages, and more.

ANDROID AUTO™ COMPATIBILITY

Wirelessly connect your Android™ smartphone to the new and standard Android Auto to access Google Maps, Google Play Music, Google Voice and more.

WIRELESS SMARTPHONE CHARGING

Keep your smartphone charged and your cabin clutter-free with available wireless smartphone charging. Just place your compatible device on the tray in the center console and power up with ease.

AVAILABLE REAR CAMERA MIRROR

Available Rear Camera Mirror uses a camera to provide you a wide and less obstructed view behind the vehicle while you’re driving. You can switch between the camera view and a traditional rear-view mirror. Brightness, zoom and vertical-tilt adjustment add a tailored view.

AVAILABLE 4G LTE WI-FI HOTSPOT

Keep your connection going with an available  4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot. It offers a fast and reliable connection that supports up to seven devices so your passengers can stream, surf and post their way at 4G LTE speed.

BUICK DRIVER INFORMATION CENTER

Keep track of important driver information on the 4.2" diagonal multicolor display. Essential display items include following distance, speedometer, fuel level, tire pressure and more.

SIRIUSXM® RADIO

Enjoy an All Access trial subscription with over 150 channels including commercial-free music, sports, news and entertainment. Plus listening on the SiriusXM app, online and at home on compatible connected devices is included, so you'll hear the best SiriusXM has to offer, anywhere life takes you. Welcome to the world of SiriusXM.

INNOVATIVE TECH, REWARDING ADVENTURES

Available on select Encore GX models, Buick Marketplace offers a creative new way to save time and money along your journey.

YELP RESERVATIONS

Use your vehicle’s Marketplace app to reserve a table through Yelp at thousands of  restaurants nationwide. You can search for restaurants in a 25-mile radius and reserve a table — all in a few easy taps.

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DINING ON THE GO

Marketplace lets you order and prepay at some of your favorite restaurants for pickup or delivery – all from your vehicle infotainment system.

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FUEL AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Marketplace makes getting gas easier and more secure. You can locate, pay and activate fuel pumps all from your infotainment system. Save time when fueling up by securely paying from your vehicle.

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PARKING MADE SIMPLE

ParkWhiz makes finding parking easy and convenient by allowing your to find a spot before you arrive at your destination. You can locate, book and pay for your parking all form your infotainment system.

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ORDER TAKEOUT

Place a take-out order from restaurants like Applebee’s, IHOP or Wingstop, or set up a delivery through delivery.com. Marketplace will store your most recent orders and favorites.

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FILL YOUR TANK

Activate the pump, pay for fuel and earn valuable rewards right from your vehicle’s infotainment system at participating Exxon, Mobil and Shell stations.

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RESERVE A TABLE 

Make on-the-go reservations at more than 4,000 restaurants nationwide through Yelp Reservations.  

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FIND A SPOT

Easily find a parking spot in cities across the country via Parkopedia.®

BUICK CONNECTED SERVICES

We make it easy to connect your Encore GX to your digital life. Find the perfect plan for your needs. Buick now offers three ways to seamlessly link your digital life to your connected vehicle. You decide which plan is right for you. Get Connected Access with up to 10 years of standard connectivity, which enables services such as Buick Smart Driver and Vehicle Diagnostics, at no additional cost. Add either Remote Access or Connected Vehicle Plan to connect to more available features, such as remote start and unlimited 4G LTE Wi-Fi® data.

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  • Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth® and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.

  • Service availability, features and functionality are subject to limitations and vary by vehicle, device, location and active service plan. Device data connection is required. Skill requires account linking to use. Lock/Unlock feature requires automatic locks. Remote start requires GM factory-installed and enabled remote start system. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • Functionality is subject to limitations and varies by vehicle, infotainment system, and location. Select service plan required. Certain Alexa Skills require account linking to use. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. See onstar.com for additional details.

  • Connected Navigation and real-time points of interest only available on properly equipped vehicles. Requires paid plan or trial. Map coverage available in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple® and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone® and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple, Inc., Siri, iPhone and iTunes are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

     

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google™ and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and a compatible Android™ smartphone. Data plan rates apply. You can check which smartphones are compatible at g.co/androidauto/requirements. Android Auto is a trademark of Google LLC.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google™ and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android™-compatible smartphone running Android 5.0 or higher. Data plan rates apply. Android Auto is a trademark of Google LLC.

  • The system wirelessly charges one compatible mobile device. Some phones have built-in wireless charging technology and others require a special adapter/back cover. To check for phone or other device compatibility, click here or consult your carrier.

  • Safety or driver-assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.

  • Service varies with conditions and location. Requires active service plan and paid AT&T® data plan. See onstar.com for details and limitations. Vehicle must be on or in accessory position for Wi-Fi® to function.

  • Some features, including streaming content and listening recommendations require GM connected vehicle services. GM connected vehicle services vary by vehicle model and require active service plan, working electrical system, cell reception and GPS signal. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • Valid offers can vary. For latest offers, check Marketplace through the vehicle mobile app or your vehicle’s infotainment system (if available). Third-party trademarks are the property of their respective third-party owners and used under agreement.

  • Standard connectivity available only to original purchaser for 10 years. Services enabled by Connected Access are subject to change. Does not include emergency or security services. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • Requires a capable 2015 model year or newer GM vehicle and active service plan. See onstar.com for details and limitations. General Motors and its affiliates are not insurance carriers. You should only obtain insurance from licensed insurance carriers. Insurance discounts are currently not offered in California, New York and North Carolina. Insurance carriers offer discounts at their discretion and may not provide additional discounts to existing customers.

  • Diagnostic capabilities vary by model and plan. Message and data rates may apply. Requires contact method on file and enrollment to receive alerts. Not all issues will deliver alerts. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • Remote Access Plan does not include emergency or security services. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

     

  • Connected Vehicle Plan does not include emergency or security services. Service varies with conditions and location. Data plans provided by AT&T. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • Requires subscription to Remote Access Plan or Unlimited Access Plan. Services are subject to user terms and limitations, and vary by vehicle model. Unlock feature requires automatic locks. Remote start requires GM factory-installed and enabled remote-start system. Visit onstar.com for more details.

  • The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Buick vehicles’ destination freight charges.

  • EPA estimated MPG 25 city, 30 highway FWD.

  • Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • EPA estimated.

  • EPA estimated MPG 30 city, 32 highway 1.3L engine FWD.

  • With cargo area floor lowered and seats folded. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • Buick Driver Confidence: Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Following Distance Indicator and IntelliBeam. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google™ and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and a compatible Android™ smartphone. Data plan rates apply. You can check which smartphones are compatible at g.co/androidauto/requirements. Android Auto is a trademark of Google LLC.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple® and its terms and privacy statements apply.  Requires compatible iPhone® and data plan rates apply.  Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc.  Siri, iPhone and Apple Music are trademarks for Apple Inc, registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • With rear seats folded. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google™ and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and a compatible Android™ smartphone. Data plan rates apply. You can check which smartphones are compatible at g.co/androidauto/requirements. Android Auto is a trademark of Google LLC.

  • EPA estimated MPG 18 city/26 highway FWD.

  • Requires available Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Bose® is a registered trademark of the Bose Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.

  • EPA estimated FWD model.

  • Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • MUST BE A CURRENT OWNER OF A 2007 MODEL YEAR OR NEWER BUICK OR GMC VEHICLE OR A CURRENT LESSEE OF A 2016 MODEL YEAR OR NEWER BUICK OR GMC VEHICLE THROUGH GM FINANCIAL FOR AT LEAST 30 DAYS PRIOR TO NEW VEHICLE SALE. Not available with lease, special finance and some other offers. Take new retail delivery by 5/3/21.
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