2014 Buick Encore Overview Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2014 Buick Encore and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2014 Encore featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.
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Review I purchased my Encore in May, 2014. I wanted a reliable car that would get good gas mileage and satisfactory performance. What I did not pay attention to was safety features but that has changed! I was driving this past Monday prior Thanksgiving and was driving near 70-mph at 10-pm when I fell completely asleep at the wheel. I rifled off the highway here north of Cincinnati and drove head on into a guard rail. I woke up to incredible jerking and twisting due to the collision which ripped guard rail posts, one-after-another, throwing me in a roller coaster ride. The car air bags erupted and the engine fell beneath me. I kicked open the passenger door and walked without harm!
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The 2014 Buick Encore earned a 4-star overall safety rating from NHTSA and "GOOD" ratings from the IIHS in the following caregories: Side Impact Test, Roof Strength Test, Moderate Overlap Front Test Results, and a JD POWER overall quality rating of 3.5 out of 5. Among Edmunds' many tools and resources for finding your perfect car are detailed safety ratings and analysis from NHTSA, IIHS, and JD Power, including overall ratings, frontal barrier crash ratings, side impact tests and crash ratings, rollover test results, roof strength tests, rear crash protection and head restraint ratings, side barrier ratings, combined side barrier and pole ratings, and more.
Available Buick Encore 2014 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: Base, Leather, Preferred, Premium, Convenience, Essence, Preferred II, Sport Touring, 1SV
Exterior Colors: Carbon Black Metallic/Dark Argent Metallic, Quicksilver Metallic/Dark Argent Metallic, White Pearl Tricoat/Satin Nickel Metallic , Cocoa Silver Metallic/Dark Cocoa Ash, Ruby Red Metallic/Dark Argent Metallic, Ebony Twilight Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic, Graphite Gray Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic, Quicksilver Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic, Summit White/Black Carbon Metallic, Deep Espresso Brown Metallic/Dark Cocoa Ash, White Frost Tricoat/Satin Nickel Metallic, Satin Steel Gray Metallic/Dark Argent Metallic, Winterberry Red Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic, Brilliant Blue Metallic/Dark Argent Metallic, River Rock Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic, Coastal Blue Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic, Graphite Gray Metallic/Dark Argent Metallic, Winterberry Red Metallic/Dark Argent Metallic, Black Cherry Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic, Rosewood Metallic/Dark Cocoa Ash, Coastal Blue Metallic/Dark Argent Metallic, River Rock Metallic/Dark Cocoa Ash, Summit White/Dark Argent Metallic, White Pearl Tricoat/Satin Nickel Metallic, Glacier Blue Metallic/Dark Argent Metallic, Coppertino Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic