The Encore GX is available in front-wheel and all-wheel drive both with three trim levels: Preferred, Select and Essence. Power is supplied by either a 137-hp 1.2-liter turbocharged engine or a 155-horsepower 1.3-liter turbocharged engine. The 1.3L is mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Trim-dependent standard equipment includes: 18-inch aluminum wheels, LED daytime running lights, fog lights, passive entry/start, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control and Satellite radio. Every Encore trim stays connected with a Buick infotainment system, featuring an 8-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth streaming audio, 4G and Wi-Fi hotspot capability, three USB ports and smartphone integration. Standard safety features include anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, stability/traction control systems, a rearview camera and OnStar, as well as ten airbags; other available technologies include Forward Collision Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Alert and Side Blind Zone Alert. The standard features on the base Preferred trim include, Buick Driver Confidence package, Buick QuietTuning Technology, 18-inch aluminum wheels, a CVT transmission, electronic parking brakes, Automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, Following Distance Indicator, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, IntelliBeam® auto high beam, Apple Carplay and AndroidAuto, Teen Driver, SiriusXM® Satellite radio, 4G LTE WI-Fi capability, cloth and leatherette seats, and keyless open and start push button. The Select trim builds on the base adding more comfort and safety with Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert , Rear Cross Traffic Alert, heated front seats, remote vehicle starter, automatic dual zone climate control, 10-way power driver seat and roof rails. The top of the line Essence has it all including leather seats, Full LED headlamps and taillamps, heated leather wrapped steering wheel, air Ionizer, power mirrors with reverse tilt down, auto-dimming rearview mirror, 10-way power driver seat and 8-way power passenger seat, memory system for two drivers includes exterior mirrors and garage door transmitter. Several packages are available to customize your Encore GX: Sport Touring, Cold Weather, Hands-Free Power Liftgate, Black Roof and Safety Packages.