May 5, 2014
Test Drive the 2014 Buick Encore Serving Portland

Test Drive the 2014 Buick Encore Serving Portland

Dave Smith Motors is the dealership where you can buy the 2014 Buick Encore at Dave Smith Motors in Kellogg, Idaho. The 2014 Buick Encore in Portland is probably one of the best vehicles to purchase. The 2014 Buick Encore can squeeze into undersized parking spaces. It also comes with Buick’s IntelliLink touchscreen interface as well as a rearview camera. This vehicle offers flexibility. If you are thinking about purchasing one of these vehicles, there is a dealership located in Kellogg, ID. They service all of the United States, especially those who travel from Portland.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, And Features

The 2014 Encore is offered in four trim levels. Those trim levels are the, Convenience, Leather, and Premium. The model comes equipped with 18 inch painted wheels, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, full power accessories, air conditioning, and heated side mirrors.

There is a six way power driver seat with manual recline, fold flat passenger seat, and split folding rear seats. There is a rearview camera available as well. It also has Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a six speaker sound system, CD player, OnStar telematics, an auxiliary audio jack, and a USB/iPod interface. A seven inch touchscreen and integrated smartphones apps are available as well.

Leather interior of the 2014 buick encore near Seattle.


The 2014 Encore models are powered by a turbocharged 1.4 liter in-line four cylinder engine. The engine generate 138 horsepower. There is a six speed automatic with a manual shift feature. It is the only transmission offered. There is a choice of front wheel drive or all wheel drive. The estimated fuel economy is 25 mpg/city, 33 mpg/highway, and 28 mpg combined.

Safety Features

The standard safety on this vehicle includes side curtain airbags, front and rear side airbags, antilock disc brakes, and front seat knee airbags. There is traction and stability control and a rearview camera available. The OnStar safety feature includes stolen vehicle assistance, remote door unlocking, on-demand road assistance, and automatic crash notification.

Interior Design

There are well-placed soft-touch materials and splashes of simulated wood and metallic accents in this vehicle. It provides it with an up scale look. The IntelliLink system dominates the center stack. There are plenty of buttons on this system. This system is dependable, fast, and easy to use.

The seats are wide and comfortable. There is plenty of room all around. The seats are high in this vehicle. It provides a great view around and above traffic. It is also easy to exit and enter the 2014 Buick Encore as well. There is also plenty of leg room in the back seat as well as ample cargo space.

*The definition of hassle free buying is the customers choice to buy without the hassle of negotiating.