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2016 Buick Encore Adds More Powerful Sport Touring Model

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2016 Buick Encore receives a new trim level called Sport Touring, but rather than being simply an equipment pack, the model designation endows the compact luxury crossover with a more powerful engine. The Sport Touring's 1.4-liter turbo-four engine, which is not related to the standard 1.4-liter engine in other Encore models, packs 153 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque, increases of 15 hp and 29 lb-ft versus the standard Buick Encore.

2016 Mazda CX-3 AWD vs. Fiat 500X AWD, Honda HR-V AWD, 2015 Jeep Renegade 4×4, Chevrolet Trax AWD, Kia Soul

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Still upright, but less of a cubist’s delight, is the Chevrolet Trax. Buick, of all brands, was one of the pioneers in the subcompact-crossover class. After sales of the Buick Encore surprised the suits, General Motors made the call to start shipping the more affordable Chevy - already available overseas - to the States. The $15,000 Sonic lends its platform and its 1.4-liter turbocharged four. Our four-wheel-drive LT checks in at $25,540.

Will U.S. Get Buick Made in China?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In 2013, General Motors polled some U.S. Buick dealers about their volume and model-mix expectations for a new vehicle: a compact crossover that has since been launched in China as the Buick Envision. It's two years later and there's no U.S. Envision, leaving industry watchers and dealers scratching their heads. "It would fit perfectly in the Buick lineup at a time when crossover sales are growing fast," says Jack Nerad, executive market analyst at Kelley Blue Book. "I'm sure a lot of Buick dealers wish they had it today."

GM Lansing Delta Township Plant Builds 2 Millionth Vehicle

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A 2016 Buick Enclave, painted in White Frost Tricoat, rolled off the production line at General Motors’ Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant today, the 2 millionth vehicle produced at the automaker’s newest assembly plant in North America.