2021 Buick Encore GX | Compact 5-Passenger SUV – Price, Features, Colors & More


2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) exterior in White Frost Tricoat. Shown with RQJ wheels, Sport Touring Package, Convenience Package and Black Roof Package.

A standout among compact SUVs, the 2021 Buick Encore GX is a vehicle that can take your daily driving to a whole new level.


The Encore GX’s sleek design and responsive handling make it an attractive option for Youngstown area shoppers in the extra-small SUV field. If you’re looking for the versatility of an SUV and want a comfy ride, well-designed tech features, and a roomy interior with touches of luxury, you’ll love this model. Check out the full rundown on the 2021 Buick Encore GX.

2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) in White Frost Tricoat. Shown with RQJ wheels, Sport Touring Package, Convenience Package and Black Roof Package.

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2021 buick encore gx summit white, 3/4 passenger side front view
2021 buick encore gx chilli, 3/4 passenger side front view
2021 buick encore gx in Deep Azure color, 3/4 passenger side front view

2021 Buick Encore GX in Youngstown,Ohio

Not to be confused with the original Buick Encore, which is a smaller and older model, the Encore GX is a complete redesign that was introduced in 2020. The 2021 Encore GX builds on the improvements present in the first GX, offering a new interior, performance enhancements, and more advanced safety features. The Buick Encore GX has been designed to provide the durability and sportiness that drivers love about small SUVs in a package that includes premium features to enhance your driving experience.

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2021 Buick Encore GX Features Buick Encore GX is a vehicle that can take your daily driving to a whole new level.


2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) interior shown in Whisper Beige. View of the entire dashboard, steering wheel and center stack.

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The first thing you’ll notice about the Encore GX is how undeniably great it looks. With its aggressive profile, every Encore GX commands attention. Available options like exclusive wheels, integrated roof rails, and premium lighting make this SUV that much more exciting.

Inside, its premium tech features ensure that all conveniences and controls are right at your fingertips. A full-color touch-screen display provides easy access to your media. The Buick Infotainment System with Connected Navigation will help you get where you’re going, worry-free. Teen Driver Mode technology lets you monitor young drivers to track their safety performance. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, SiriusXM, and Amazon Alexa compatibility keep you connected in the ways you know and love.

The Encore GX comes equipped with safety features designed to protect you and your passengers while you’re on the road. These include standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, standard lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist, and available adaptive cruise control. The safety features of the Encore GX have even earned a four-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) exterior in Deep Azure Metallic. Showing the front grille detail. 2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) sun roof. Interior shown in Whisper Beige. 2021 buick encore gx sun roof exterior into dashboard 2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) , showing available HD Surround Vision.
2021 buick encore gx summit white, 3/4 passenger side back view
2021 buick encore gx chilli, 3/4 passenger side back view
2021 buick encore gx in Deep Azure color, 3/4 passenger side back view

Buick Encore GX Engine Options

The 1.2-liter engine is matched with a continuously variable automatic transmission and is only available with front-wheel drive. The 1.3-liter version is standard for any AWD Encore GX, and it is paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The 1.3-liter engine is also available on upgraded front-wheel-drive options.

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2021 Buick Encore GX Specs


2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) exterior in White Frost Tricoat with Sport Touring Appearance Package. Optional Black Roof Package shown.

All trim levels of the Encore GX come standard with a peppy three-cylinder ECOTEC 1.2 liter Turbo engine that provides 137 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. Its selectable stop/start system improves fuel economy, which is EPA-rated at an estimated miles per gallon of 26 city/30 highway/28 combined in front-wheel drive. The three-cylinder ECOTEC 1.3 liter Turbo engine is an available upgrade that provides 155 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. It also features the selectable stop/start system and achieves an estimated 30 city/32 highway/31 combined mpg for front-wheel drive and 26 city/29 highway/28 combined for the AWD option.

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2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) exterior in White Frost Tricoat, showing front end grill
2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) interior shown in Ebony with available features. CGI asset 2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) interior shown in Signet with available features. CGI asset 2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) interior shown in Whisper Beige with available features. CGI asset 2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) interior shown in Whisper Beige.

2021 Buick Encore GX Interior

The Encore GX, like the rest of the Buick lineup at our Youngstown Buick-GMC Dealership, is designed to offer affordable luxury. Anyone who appreciates the practicality of a solid American-made workhorse but who wants to ensconce themselves in thoughtful design touches will feel at home in the Encore GX. Its base-level appointments put competitors to shame in the comfort and design areas, and it comes in at an attractive price point that will save drivers a lot of money over comparable luxury imports.

The Encore GX can comfortably seat five. The interior is available in three elegant finishes: ebony with ebony accents, signet with ebony accents, and whisper beige with ebony accents. Options like leather upholstery, heated seats, and a 10-way power driver seat with power lumbar support are sure to please.

2021 Buick Encore GX Features Buick Encore GX is a vehicle that can take your daily driving to a whole new level.


The cabin of the Encore GX has been carefully planned to offer maximum versatility to suit your lifestyle. Enjoy the premium seating, or fold down the standard 40/60 split rear seats to achieve 50 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. Even the front passenger seat folds flat to provide an extra cargo space boost, which is handy when you need to transport long items. Additionally, the adjustable cargo floor provides 2.7 more inches of cargo height for even more flexibility.

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2021 Buick Encore GX Colors

The 2021 Buick Encore GX is offered in nine gorgeous exterior colors

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Black Currant Metallic

2021 Buick Encore GX SUV in Black Currant Metallic Exterior Color, shown from 3/4 drivers side front

Burnished Bronze Metallic

2021 Buick Encore GX SUV in Burnished Bronze Metallic Exterior Color, shown from 3/4 drivers side front

Chili Red Metallic

2021 Buick Encore GX SUV in Chilli Red Metallic Exterior Color, shown from 3/4 drivers side front

Dark Moon Blue Metallic

2021 Buick Encore GX SUV in Dark Moon Blue Metallic Exterior Color, shown from 3/4 drivers side front

Deep Azure Metallic

2021 Buick Encore GX SUV in Deep Azure Metallic Exterior Color, shown from 3/4 drivers side front

Ebony Twilight Metallic

2021 Buick Encore GX SUV in Ebony Twilight Metallic Exterior Color, shown from 3/4 drivers side front

Satin Steel Gray Metallic

2021 Buick Encore GX SUV in Satin Steel Gray Metallic Exterior Color, shown from 3/4 drivers side front

Summit White

2021 Buick Encore GX SUV in Summit White Exterior Color, shown from 3/4 drivers side front

White Frost Tricoat

2021 Buick Encore GX SUV in White Frost Tricoat Exterior Color, shown from 3/4 drivers side front

Left to Right. 2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) exterior in SATIN STEEL METALLIC. Shown with RQJ wheels, Sport Touring Package, and Convenience Package. 2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) exterior in WHITE FROST TRICOAT. Shown with RQJ wheels, Sport Touring Package, Convenience Package and Black Roof Package. 2021 Encore GX Essence (1SL) exterior in DEEP AZURE METALLIC. Shown with RQK wheels, Experience Buick Package and Convenience Package.

2021 Buick Encore GX Price & Trim


Left to Right. 2021 Encore GX Essence in Satin Steel Metallic, 2021 Encore GX Essence in White Frost Tricoat, 2021 Encore GX Essence in Deep Azure Metallic.

The 2021 Buick Encore GX is offered in three trim levels to suit every driver’s tastes and needs. The Preferred, Select, and Essence trims each offer a unique spin on this upscale small SUV.

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The Buick Encore GX Preferred is the base model of the GX lineup. It has a starting MSRP of $25,195 and features:

  • Six-way manual driver seat.
  • Cloth seats with leatherette trim.
The Buick Encore GX Select has many upgrades and attractive options. It has a starting MSRP of $26,795 and features:

  • Available Advanced Technology Package.
  • Armrest, rear center.
  • Buick Infotainment System with navigation and 8-inch color touch screen.
  • Cloth seats with leatherette trim.
  • Available HD Surround Vision.
  • Available head-up display.
The Buick Encore GX Essence is the most fully outfitted trim level. It has a starting MSRP of $29,595 and features:

  • Available Advanced Technology Package.
  • Armrest, rear center.
  • Leather-appointed seat trim.
  • Leather-wrapped heated steering wheel.
  • Available Automatic Parking Assist with braking.
  • Buick Infotainment System with navigation and 8-inch color touch screen.
  • Available Bose seven-speaker premium audio system.
  • 8-way power fold-flat front passenger seat with power lumbar.
  • Available wireless charging.
  • Universal home remote.
  • 120-volt power outlet.
  • Available Convenience Package.
  • Available HD Radio.
  • Available HD Surround Vision.
  • Available head-up display.
  • In-vehicle air ionizer.
  • Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror.
  • Electronic memory settings.

With so many attractive options on offer, there’s sure to be a 2021 Buick Encore GX for sale in Youngstown, Ohio that has the features and finish you’re looking for. Experience them yourself by making an appointment or stopping by Sweeney Buick-GMC today for a test drive. If you’re looking for a new Buick Encore GX in Youngstown, Ohio, our friendly, knowledgeable staff is standing by to answer all your questions and help put you behind the wheel of your next vehicle.