A dark-colored 2021 Buick Encore sits on wet pavement on a mountainside
Crossover & Midsize

Buick Missed a Big Opportunity With the 2021 Buick Encore

Buick has made mostly minor changes to its 2021 lineup. One vehicle received an extensive redesign. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the Encore, the automaker’s best-selling compact crossover. Will it cost Buick brisk sales this year? Only time will tell. MotorTrend recently listed Buick’s lineup changes for the 2021 model year. There’s not much new to report …

A blue 2020 Mini Countryman SUV cruises along a wooded road
Crossover & Midsize

6 SUVs That Are Actually Great for Your Commute

Commuting to work or school can be hectic. Finding a vehicle that offers comfortable seats, a smooth ride, ample cargo space, and decent fuel economy can make your daily drive less stressful. SUVs are great for families, and they’re gaining popularity among commuters. Many prefer SUVs for their spaciousness, higher driving position, and safety. But …

The Chevrolet Traverse is bold and accommodating.
Sedans & Coupes

Recall Alert: Chevy, GMCs, and More Are Bursting Into Flames

Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac models, oh my! They are catching on fire! Every General Motors brand is part of a massive recall due to transmission issues that could lead to fires. Your Chevy Blazer, Buick Encore, Chevy Traverse, Cadillac XT4, and more could be at risk for bursting into flames.  General Motors transmission recall  …

Buick Encore
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Complained About Buick SUVs

Buick is one of the most well-known American luxury brands and while you might think that it has all but gone by the wayside, the upscale automaker from General Motor’s is actually still raging on today. And while the brand is better known for all of the sedans it’s produced since the early 1900s, it’s …

2020 Buick Encore GX is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

The 2020 Buick Encore GX Is a Snoozefest

The Buick Encore GX is a slightly bigger version of the regular Encore, first released for the 2020 model year. Many critics have applauded the Encore GX for its updated exterior and all-around better value. However, Car and Driver argues that there’s nothing too special about the Encore GX. The standard Buick Encore has never …

2018 Mini Cooper S Countryman All4 is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

Don’t Let These Reliable Small SUVs Fool You

Large and midsize SUVs have become incredibly popular in recent years. Thanks to its size, a big SUV is perfect for families or anyone who frequently takes long road trips. However, there are also plenty of small SUVs that are so reliable that they shouldn’t be ignored. A small SUV usually seats five passengers, so …

2020 Buick Encore GX, rival to the Volvo XC40, on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

The Buick Encore and Volvo XC40 Have a Lot in Common

The SUV segments have only become more competitive in recent years, with subcompact, compact, midsize, and large SUVs coming from nearly every brand. With so many options, there is bound to be similar models floating through the segments. The new 2020 Volvo XC40 and 2020 Buick Encore are two such similar SUVs that have so …

2020 Buick Encore GX parked downtown.

3 Reasons to Pick the Buick Encore Over the Mini Cooper

When we think of fun cars to drive around the city, the Mini Cooper is an easy first choice. Although the Mini is undoubtedly fun, it’s not the most practical option by any means. If you are looking for a compact city driver that offers more value, you should consider the Buick Encore. The Encore …

Electric Buick Encore driving through city streets.

The 2020 Buick Encore Is a Sweet City Ride

Many drivers still think of the Buick as an old-school brand that had a bunch of fallen vehicles. But now, America’s oldest carmaker is on a mission to offer us with more fun and modernized cars to choose from. One of the most appealing options in Buick’s current lineup is the Buick Encore. This subcompact …

The Car Buick Enclave Avenir is revealed in 2017
Cars

The Most Popular Buick Models Aren’t Standouts

Buick, child of General Motors and America’s oldest active car brand is on shaky ground. Not many people are buying cars right now, and especially not Buicks. Even so, there are some solid options in the Buick lineup. They may not be the most powerful or even cheap, but these cars are decent. But, decency …

The 2021 cars of Buick in China | GM
Cars

Does Buick Sell Any Cars That People Actually Want?

Car sales are continuing to tank due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. But some car brands like Buick were already in a tough spot even before the pandemic. Buick is now basically the black sheep of the General Motors family. It’s a luxury brand, but obviously not on the same level as Cadillac. Buick also …

Buick Encore
Trucks & SUVs

Is the Buick Encore Actually Luxurious?

The Buick Encore is a compact SUV designed to compete with other smaller options such as the Ford Edge and Nissan Kicks. However, to truly compete, the Encore had to cut prices to be offered at a competitive rate. Did the price reduction cut out some of its luxury?  How Luxurious Is The Buick Encore?  …

2018 Buick Encore is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

The Worst Buick Encore Model Year You Should Never Buy

General Motors has been producing the Buick Encore since 2012. Buick’s first luxury subcompact crossover offers mid-priced luxury that this brand has been known for. At the somewhat more expensive end of the subcompact SUV segment, the Encore is in good company with rivals like the Mazda CX-3 and the Mini Countryman. If you’d like …

2019 Jeep Compass Limited
Trucks & SUVs

Four Great 2020 SUVs That Are Actually Affordable

SUVs are becoming increasingly popular for there size, safety, and convenience. However, they are known for being incredibly expensive. Their expensive tags, and being notoriously bad on gas can turn buyers away. Although, you don’t have to give up your vehicle dreams. Check out these affordable, brand-new 2020 SUVs that you can confidently drive off …