2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring Edmonton AB
To make up for its distinct lack of new models, General Motors decided bolster its Buick brand by unleashing a plethora of special edition trim levels. The Enclave would get the Tuscan Edition, and everything else would get its very own Sport Touring. The first of these new sportier options to be unveiled was the the 2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring near Edmonton AB. The new Sport Touring version of the increasingly-popular Buick Encore would add a few sporty design cues, like new 18” aluminum wheels, a fancy winged spoiler and body-color door handles. But the real enticing difference was the enhancements to the engine, boosting the power and efficiency of the littlest crossover.
Features of the 2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring
So let’s take a closer look at the engine enhancements. The 1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that sits at the heart of the Encore Sport Touring offers 11-percent more horsepower and almost 20-percent more torque than the standard Buick Encore’s engine. That means the beast pumps out 153 horsepower and 177 lb-ft. of torque. And thanks to technologies like direct injection and the stop/start system, the Encore improves fuel efficiency as well instead of sacrificing it.
Other features found in the new Encore Sport Touring include: blue-accented halogen composite projector-beam headlamps, 7” IntelliLink infotainment system with voice activation, OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi compatibility, a rearview camera system, a much more. The Sport Touring model also adds the Convenience package to the base model, which means features like dual-zone climate control, fog lamps, a 120-volt power outlet and driver-assist safety programs are included as well. Features like AWD, navigation and a moonroof are available. Be sure to initiate the test drive process online or over the phone now if you’d like to be among the first to test drive a 2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring in Edmonton.