Buick unveiled not one however two all-new Encore SUVs on the Shanghai Auto Present final month however solely one among them is coming Stateside.
The GM model has introduced that the Encore GX compact crossover is coming to the U.S. in early 2020, increasing its SUV household to 4 fashions throughout the most well-liked segments: small, compact, and midsize. This confirms a report from a month in the past.
Buick says the Encore GX will probably be positioned between the smaller Encore (the present mannequin, not the brand new one unveiled in China) and the bigger Envision and Enclave fashions.
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“As we glance to the way forward for Buick, the Encore GX positions us strongly as a consideration for many who wish to buy small or compact SUVs,” mentioned Duncan Aldred, vp, World Buick and GMC. It’s price noting that nearly 90 % of Buick’s U.S. gross sales come from SUVs.
The automaker didn’t reveal particulars about powertrains however mentioned the Encore GX will supply “spirited and environment friendly efficiency.” Buick did say that the Encore GX has a cargo area that’s virtually 5 cubic toes (141.5 liters) bigger than the Encore and about three cubic toes (84.9 liters) smaller than the Envision.
The compact SUV additionally comes with new commonplace security and driver help options together with Entrance Pedestrian Braking, Automated Emergency Braking, Ahead Collision Alert and Lane Maintain Help with Lane Departure Warning. The 2020 Encore GX may also supply the Enclave’s Rear Digital camera Mirror system and Excessive Definition Encompass Imaginative and prescient digital camera system.
Buick mentioned it can reveal product specs and pricing when the Encore GX begins arriving at U.S. sellers.