All-New Buick Encore and Encore GX to Make Their Global Debut in China
April 2, 2019
SHANGHAI – Buick today announced that the all-new Encore small SUV and Encore GX compact SUV will make their global debut at Buick Brand Night on April 15 in Shanghai. They will also be on display to the public at this month’s Auto Shanghai 2019.
The Encore, Buick’s first SUV built in China, originally went on sale in the domestic market in October 2012. The Encore GX is a new addition to the Encore series in China.
The all-new Encore and Encore GX leverage GM’s global resources, with a new nine-speed Hydra-Matic transmission and new continuously variable transmission (CVT), an updated design and enhanced connectivity. They will offer customers outstanding styling, optimized interior packaging, improved efficiency and new technologies.
The all-new Encore and Encore GX will join the Envision and Enclave to upgrade Buick’s SUV lineup – which covers small, compact, midsize and large SUVs – and strengthen the brand’s competitiveness in the SUV segment in China.