​2020 Buick Encore Review: Performance, Design, and Features

Black 2020 Buick Encore parked on a street outside some houses in the rain

Check out all that the 2020 Buick Encore luxury subcompact SUV has to offer ― it’s reasonably priced with lots of useful tech, safety features, and convenience.

The team at Gregg Young Buick GMC in Indianola, IA, put together an overview of key 2020 Buick Encore details below. Check out our current inventory and offers, then give us a call at (515) 961-7461 or contact us online if you have questions or would like to schedule a test drive.

2020 Buick EncorePerformance Specs & Engine

The 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission, is standard across all four 2020 Encore trims. Front-wheel drive is standard with an optional all-wheel drive offered on all trims except the base trim level (Encore 1SV).

2.5L four-cylinder

138 HP
148 lb.-ft.
FWD MPG (City)
AWD MPG (City)

2020 Buick EncoreInterior & Exterior Design

Front view of a Black 2020 Buick Encore in a forest

Sleek and stylish meet luxury in the 2020 Buick Encore. Outside, you’ll notice this subcompact SUV has a lot to offer when it comes to standing out. LED-accented headlamps and tail lamps add to its character and functionality.

2020 Buick Encore interior side shot

Inside, the details are distinctive and useful. Comfortable front bucket seats, a six-way power adjustable driver’s seat and two-way manual front passenger’s seat come standard, as do a 60/40 split-folding rear bench seat and flat-folding front passenger seatback for versatility when you need to haul stuff. A noise control system with active noise cancellation helps keep your driving experience quiet and enjoyable.

2020 Buick Encore interior moon roof view

Leather upholstery, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, and a power moonroof are also available.

2020 Buick EncoreSafety Features & Technology


2020 Buick Encore Front Collision Warning

The 2020 Encore is equipped with ten standard airbags and offers advanced safety features, including:

  • OnStar® safety and security
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision alert
  • Side blind zone alert
  • Rear cross safety alert


2020 Buick Encore Infotainment screen

Buick makes it easy for you ― a lot comes standard or ready on the 2020 Buick Encore.

  • Buick® Infotainment System with 8-in. diagonal color touchscreen
  • Bluetooth® streaming audio for music and select phones
  • Apple CarPlay® capability
  • Android Auto™ capability for compatible phones
  • Siri® EyesFree
  • USB ports
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • SiriusXM® Radio trial subscription
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capable
  • Noise control system, active noise cancellation
  • Theft-deterrent alarm system
  • Keyless open and extended range remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Buick® Connected Access capable

2020 Buick EncoreSize & Cargo Space

The five-passenger Encore comfortably seats up to four adults and offers a competitive 18.8 cu.-ft. of cargo space ― 48.4 cu.-ft. when the rear seats are folded down.

White 2020 Buick Encore rear view with hatch open

2020 Buick EncoreColor Options

Show off your personality in one of these 2020 Encore exterior colors.

  • Deep Azure Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Summit White
  • White Frost Tricoat
  • Winterberry Red Metallic
  • Anthracite
  • Black Carbon Metallic
  • Satin Nickel Metallic

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Ready to give the 2020 Buick Encore lineup a look? View our current inventory and offers and call us at (515) 961-7461 or reach out to us online to schedule a test drive.

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