The 2022 Buick Encore GX is a subcompact crossover SUV built by General Motors, an automotive manufacturing company. General Motors is the 2nd largest automobile manufacturer based in the United States, behind Toyota, with 2.218 million vehicles sold in the United States in 2021.
According to GM Authority, in 2021, the Buick Encore GX had increased sales, in the United States and Canada, compared to 2020. In 2021, the Buick Encore GX sold 71,247 vehicles in the United States and 6,959 vehicles in Canada. This is compared to 2020, with 44,841 vehicles sold in the United States and 5,214 vehicles sold in Canada.
Want to know a few interesting facts about the 2022 Buick Encore GX? It is available in 3 trim levels: Preferred, Select and Essence. The All-Wheel Drive (AWD) option features an MPG (Miles Per Gallon) of up to 26 in the city and 29 on the highway, while the Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) option features an MPG of up to 29 in the city and 32 on the highway. You get a choice of 4 exterior colors: Cinnabar Metallic (a zesty vermillion hue), Rosewood Metallic (a dark purple color), Sapphire Metallic (a dark blue color) and Sunset Glow Metallic (an orange color with a hint of brown). The Encore GX has an MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) starting at $25,995. The subcompact crossover SUV measure 171.40 inches in length with a height of 64.10 inches and a width of 71.40 inches without the mirrors.
Let’s talk about some of the pros and cons of the 2022 Buick Encore GX. One of the biggest advantages of the Encore GX is the fact that it has lots of standard safety features (see below). Another pro is that there is plenty of space for both cargo and passengers. It offers 50.2 cubic feet of cargo room behind the front seats and 23.5 cubic feet of cargo room behind the rear seats. It also offers flexible seating for up to 5 people. The vehicle features front head room of 39.70 inches and rear head room of 38.10 inches, front leg room of 40.90 inches and rear leg room of 36.00 inches, front hip room of 51.90 inches and rear hip room of 47.50 inches, as well as front shoulder room of 55.40 inches and rear shoulder room of 53.60 inches. Another cool advantage is the intuitive infotainment system, which features an 8-inch display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, two USB ports, Bluetooth streaming, and a six-speaker audio system.
As with anything, the Encore GX has a few drawbacks including bland cabin materials, poky 3-cylinder engine options and an unsettled suspension on rough roads.
As mentioned above, the 2022 Buick Encore GX is packed with standard safety features. Here are some of the top standard safety features:
Automatic Emergency Braking- (Helps you avoid or reduce the severity of a front-end collision with a vehicle you are following)
Brake Lining Wear Indicator- (Estimates the remaining life of the front and the rear brake pads)
Following Distance Indicator- (Displays gap time, in seconds, between your vehicle and the vehicle you are following)
Front Pedestrian Braking- (Helps you avoid or reduce the severity of a front-end collision with a pedestrian ahead of you)
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning- (Uses a brief, gentle steering wheel turn to alert you when you may be unintentionally drifting out of detected lane lines, so you can steer to stay safely in your lane)
LATCH (Lower Anchors & Tethers for Children) System- (Makes it easier to correctly install child safety seats without using seat belts)
LED Daytime Running Lamps- (Illuminate when your vehicle is running and the headlamps are off)
Rear Vision Camera- (Shows you an image of the area directly behind your vehicle when you’re in reverse at low speeds)
StabiliTrak- (Automatically helps enhance control, particularly during emergency maneuvers, by adjusting the brakes and engine torque to help you stay on your intended path)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System- (Monitors the pressure in each tire and alerts you if there is a low-pressure condition in one or more of the tires)