2023 Buick Encore GX: Trims, Price, and Features — Low-Cost Luxury SUV

If you’re looking for a low-cost choice for a luxury SUV, look no further than the 2023 Buick Encore GX. The Encore GX subcompact crossover SUV offers great value with its attractive styling and premium amenities. Find out what we know so far about the release date, price, specs, and features of the 2023 Buick Encore GX. 

When will the 2023 Buick Encore GX be available?

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Production of the 2023 Buick Encore GX began in the Spring of 2022, and it is now available to build and price via Buick‘s website. It will be available at Buick dealerships throughout the United States and in select international markets. Buick’s site does clarify that The Buick Encore GX is built at Buick’s plants in Incheon, South Korea, and Yantai, China. 

How much does the 2023 Buick Encore GX cost?

The 2023 Buick Encore GX starts at $25,595 with the Preferred FWD trim. From there, the Select trim starts at $26,995, and the Essence jumps to $30,195. All three trims are available with optional AWD for a bump in starting price on each.

2023 Encore GX specs: Engine output, gas mileage, and towing

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On the performance front, the 2023 Buick Encore GX offers two turbocharged engine options. The standard 1.2-liter turbo I-3 engine generates 137 horsepower, while the available 1.3-liter turbo I-3 produces 155 horsepower. The Encore GX can be equipped with a front-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive system. FWD-equipped Encore GX models have a continuously variable transmission, while AWD models have a nine-speed automatic. 

For efficiency, the Encore GX has an estimated gas mileage of up to 29 city/32 highway mpg. Also, the luxury crossover SUV can tow up to 1,000 pounds.

Technology features in the 2023 Encore GX

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Notable technology features in the 2023 Buick Encore GX include the Buick infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a navigation system, a head-up display, Amazon Alexa Built-In, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. 

Also, the Encore GX offers many safety-enhancing driving assistance technologies. This includes lane keep assist, forward collision alert, automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, rear park assist, and adaptive cruise control.

What’s new for the 2023 Encore GX?

The 2023 Buick Encore GX is a carryover model. However, the luxury crossover SUV offers a new exterior paint color option for the 2023 model year: Moonstone Gray Metallic.

What are the crossover SUV competitors of the Buick Encore GX?

The crossover SUV competitors of the Buick Encore GX include the BMW X1, Volvo XC40, Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, Chevy Trailblazer, Mazda CX-30, and Hyundai Tucson.

For warranty coverage, the Encore GX has the backing of a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty. 

This article was updated on 7/28/2022.

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