Wrapping up its first successful year, the Encore rose to the top as Buick's second crossover and fifth model, earning substantial sales in a segment that's quickly growing within the industry.
Since joining the U.S. small SUV and small luxury SUV class, the Encore's been a key player in boosting sales in one of the fastest growing markets since last year, expanding by more than 50% since 2012.
The respected marketing firm J.D. Power and Associates recognized the Buick brand of vehicles as being some of the most reliable cars in the industry today. The recognition came as part of the 2014 Vehicle Dependability Study that J.D. Power performs each year. Buick managed to win one category and place highly in others. This has made Buick the fifth most reliable brand of cars today. Buick and General Motors managed to outperform many other large automakers and luxury vehicles.
Kelley Blue Book (KBB) handed out its 5-Year Cost to Own awards for 2014 recently, and Buick not only took home some hardware, it scored big, with three different models winning top honors.
The Buick Verano sedan received the award for the Entry-Level Luxury Car class. KBB gave the nod to Buick's Encore crossover in the Luxury Compact SUV/Crossover class and to the Enclave crossover for the Luxury Full-Size SUV/Crossover class.
When it comes to owning a vehicle most owners are looking for dependability. Nobody wants to have a breakdown on the road with their family in the car. Everyone who owns a business or utilizes their truck for work knows the importance of being on time at a job site. That requires a dependable vehicle.
For 2015 GMC provides that reliability.
According to the 2014 J.D. Power Dependability Survey, GMC provides just that. In...
The new, 2014 Buick Regal
offers a ton of new features and improvements, but one of the best
features perhaps is the new all weather all-wheel drive system. This new
system offers improved control and performance in all road conditions.
Kelly Blue Book is a car valuation company that makes sure consumers are getting the best deals possible when it comes to their automobile purchases, and they gave the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 one of its most prestigious awards earlier this February. The 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 regular cab was awarded the KBB.com 5-Year Cost to Own award in the full-size pickup category, which means that it is the cheapest full-size pickup to maintain...
Buick reinvented themselves when they debuted the Enclave in 2007. The full sized SUV had the trappings of a luxury car and attracted buyers that had never wandered into a Buick showroom before. Now the TriShield brand is introducing a new crossover vehicle that offers smaller SUV buyers the same levels of comfort and refinement.
The first thing that people notice about the 2014 Buick Encore is how compact it looks alongside the Enclave. At...
The new year has hardly arrived and already the automotive world is looking at 2015 with the Detroit unveiling of the GMC Canyon. For a long time virtually ignored by manufacturers, the mid-size pickup market took center stage at the 2014 auto show, and the Canyon was touted as just plain awesome. It shares powertrain elements with the Chevrolet Colorado, unveiled at the auto show in L.A. last November, but is overall a slightly...