The Encore compact luxury SUV, with a 2018 5-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety1, helps you stay safe. From 10 standard airbags2 to available advanced safety technologies, the Encore is engineered with safety in mind.
Safety features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather, and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle’s owner’s manual for more important feature limitations and information.
Your safety is very important to us. If you want to determine whether or not there is a recall on your current vehicle or on a vehicle you are considering, visit safercar.gov or call (888) 327-4236.
1: Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov).
2: Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.
SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT
Available Side Blind Zone Alert uses radar to detect vehicles entering your blind zone and gives you a visual warning in the outside rearview mirror when it happens. It’s little luxuries like this that can help you make your journey safe.
FORWARD COLLISION ALERT
Available Forward Collision Alert helps you to prevent frontal crashes by sensing when you are approaching a vehicle in front of you too quickly and alerts you with both an audible and visual warning.
LANE DEPARTURE WARNING
If you haven’t activated a turn signal and you unintentionally drift out of your lane, available Lane Departure Warning helps by warning you with audible and visual alerts, so it’s easier for you to stay on track.
REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT
When you’re backing out of a parking space, available Rear Cross Traffic Alert technology uses radar to detect vehicles approaching from the right or left of your Encore SUV and alerts you if it detects one within 65 feet of either side of yours.
With your OnStar-equipped Buick Encore, you’ll feel confident, connected and ready for the road ahead. Available features like Automatic Crash Response1, Emergency Services and Roadside Assistance2 help you feel secure and at ease. Experience truly connected driving with available Turn-by-Turn Navigation3, Advanced Diagnostics4, and Hands-Free Calling5. Enjoy 5 included years of the OnStar Basic Plan6 and a 3-month trial of the premium Guidance Plan7 included with your 2018 Buick.
1: Roadside service provided by Allstate Roadside Services.
2: Requires ABS and Guidance Plan. Visit onstar.com for coverage map. Services vary by model. Ability to send a destination to a vehicle’s navigation screen through a smartphone or an OnStar Advisor is only available on 2016 model year and newer.
3: Requires ABS and Guidance plan. Click here for coverage map. Services vary by model.
4: Services vary by model and conditions. Message and data rates may apply. Requires active OnStar service, email address on file and enrollment in Advanced Diagnostics.
5: OnStar Hands-Free Calling requires an existing OnStar service contract, and available minutes. Trial does not include calling minutes. Not available in certain markets. Calls may be made to the U.S. and Canada only. Visit onstar.com for coverage map.
6: Does not include emergency or security services. Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations.
7: Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth® and Smartphone. Some devices require USB connectivity. Data plan rates apply. Go to gmtotalconnect.com to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth® SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by General Motors is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.