2021 Buick Encore GX at Jack Carter Chev in Calgary, Alberta

Enjoy everything you love about the Buick Encore, from its smart handling and performance to its sleek style, only with more space than ever—thanks to the 2021 Buick Encore GX. While still retaining its compact feel, the 2021 Encore GX adds more utility to this smart Buick, ensuring it can handle a huge variety of situations in your day-to-day life. Read on to learn more about the new Buick Encore GX with Calgary’s source for all things Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC: Jack Carter Chev!


The bold and athletic look of the 2021 Buick Encore GX was designed to turn heads everywhere you take it, thanks to a sculpted front fascia, signature grille, and available premium LED lighting solutions. This sporty, compact SUV stands tall thanks to its standard 18-inch aluminum wheels, while the Select and Essence trims add chrome accents into the fold. And ensuring that the Encore GX lives up to the utility portion of its name, integrated roof rails add storage solutions for when you need a little extra gear for your adventures.
Inside the 2021 Encore GX you’ll find no shortage of luxury thanks to heated front seats and a panoramic moonroof, while an available heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel will help keep your hands warm during those cool Alberta autumns and chilly winters. Buick QuietTuning® technology ensures a relaxed ride, especially when you find yourself in the ultra comfortable leather-appointed seats found in the Essence trim. Not only is the Encore GX luxurious, but it stays true to its SUV-roots courtesy of flexible seating options and reconfigurable cargo floor access—not to mention serious leg and head room.

2021 Buick Encore GX Dimensions

2021 Buick Encore GX ExteriorDimensions (mm/inches)
Length (overall) 4,354/171.40
Width (w/o mirrors) 1,814/71.40
Height 1,628/64.10
2021 Buick Encore GX InteriorDimensions (mm/inches)
Front Head Room1,008/39.7
Front Leg Room 1,039/40.90
Second Head Room 968/38.10
Second Leg Room 914/36.00
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 2,670 L


The 2021 Buick Encore GX offers no shortage of power under its hood, thanks to a choice between 1.2-litre and 1.3 litre ECOTEC turbocharged engines, the latter of which produces 155 horses and 174 lb-ft of torque. Both engine choices provide an incredibly smooth and efficient drive, with the 1.2-litre option found on the Preferred FWD trim matched to a Continuously Variable Transmission while the 1.3-litre choice is found standard on all AWD trims alongside a 9-speed automatic.
Of course, the smaller size and wide track of the Buick Encore GX ensure it handles with aplomb in all urban environments, its stellar turning radius allowing you to weave through traffic or park with ease. When you find yourself driving on less than ideal roads or in less than ideal weather, the Encore GX’s Stabilitrak technology and available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive will ensure your Buick will continue to provide unparalleled handling for unparalleled confidence on the road.

2021 Buick Encore GX Performance

EngineDrivetrain Transmission HorsepowerTorque Highway Fuel Efficiency (estimated)
ECOTEC 1.2L Turbo engine FWD Continuous Variable Transmission 137 hp 162 lb-ft7.7 L/100 km
ECOTEC 1.3L Turbo engine AWD 9-speed automatic 155 hp 174 lb-ft8.0 L/100 km

Safety & Technology

The 2021 Encore GX doesn’t just offer sharp style and slick performance, thanks to its blend of smart safety and infotainment technology. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, along with the all-new Alexa Built-In, ensure hands-free access to your music, apps, navigation, and more, while the available Head-Up Display projects vital vehicle information onto the windshield right above your dash. Adding to this is an array of standard and available safety features, the former of which includes Front Pedestrian Braking, Forward Collision Alert, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Following Distance Indicator, and Intellibeam Auto High Beams.

2021 Buick Encore GX Trim Levels

Buick Encore Preferred (FWD)

Preferred FWD

Starting at $26,098
  • ECOTEC Turbo 1.2L
  • CVT Transmission
  • 18” Aluminum Wheels
  • Wireless Android Auto and Apple Carplay compatibility


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Buick Encore Preferred (AWD)

Preferred AWD

Starting at $28,098
  • ECOTEC Turbo 1.3L
  • 9-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Wireless Android Auto and Apple Carplay compatibility
  • 8” Diagonal Buick Infotainment System
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Select AWD

Starting at $30,098
  • ECOTEC Turbo 1.3L
  • 9-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Power Liftgate
  • Roof-Mounted Side Rails
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Essence AWD

Starting at $32,598
  • ECOTEC Turbo 1.3L
  • 9-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Black Carbon Metallic Side Mouldings
  • LED headlamps with LED accented taillamps
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From its wealth of safety and infotainment features, to its brilliant handling and sleek style, the 2021 Buick Encore GX is a smart and capable compact SUV offering a ton of cargo space. If you’re in the market for a fun, versatile, and efficient vehicle for your daily commute and weekend adventures, look no further than the 2021 Buick Encore GX at Calgary’s source for all things Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC: Jack Carter Chev. In addition to a wide range of new and pre-owned vehicles, we also offer the best in vehicle service, financing, and more, including one of Western Canada’s largest accessory departments. Simply give us a call, drop by, or fill out the contact form below today!