Buick Encore SUV
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Facts about Buick Encore SUV. The Buick Encore SUV is a subcompact crossover sport utility vehicle designed and manufactured by Opel, the leading German automaker since 2012. Though the Buick Encore SUV assumed its native name as the Opel Mokka in Germany, it has been sold in the name of Buick Encore in China and North America. The sale of the Buick Encore has been commenced from the last part of 2012, and the SUV is currently constructed in Bupyeong in South Korea and Zaragoza in Spain. In the United Kingdom, the Buick Encore SUV is being sold in the name of Vauxhall Mokka.
The Buick Encore model of the Opel Mokka was revealed at the North American Global Auto Show in 2012 in Detroit, and it was authentically went on sale for the 2013 model SUV during January 2013, and it is the opening subcompact crossover of Buick.
The Buick Encore SUV is ranked below the Antara in the Opel array and it comes in both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models. The German name Mokka is based on the tiny, round coffee beans that belongs to a variety of the Coffea Arabica.
The Buick Encore SUV is derived from the Gamma II platform of German Motors and it is equipped with three engines, such as a 1.6-litre gasoline engine that offers a power of 113 HP, a 1.4-litre turbo gasoline engine, which is capable of producing a maximum power of 138 HP and a 1.7-liter diesel engine that offers the SUV the required power of 128 HP. The all-wheel drive option is an elegant 4x4 system that holds 100% drive at its front wheels pending the system senses slip, tight cornering or quick starts, in which case it can propel a maximum of 50% of torque to the back wheels.
Manufacture and sales of Buick Encore SUV was commenced during 2012 autumn. By 2013 February, the sales of the Buick Encore were crossed beyond 80,000 units. Two months later, the sales figure has reached 100,000 units. During October 2014, more than 300,000 Buick Encores were ordered in Europe.
Year after year the sale of the Buick Encore SUV was increased in the United States, in each of the previous 16 months. That line comprises these previous five months, a period in which a more reasonably priced twin of the Chevrolet Trax, the Encore, and it has also been generating significant sales activity in the United States
The volume of Buick Encore SUV was increased to 31% in the five months preceding the introduction of Trax in the United States. Since the arrival of the little Chevy, the Buick Encore has not only avoided a decline, but the rate of expansion of its volume has also hardly slowed, and the sales of the Encore jumped 28% between the last month of 2014 and the April 2015.
Actually, as General Motors had achieved the sales of 7,477 units with the less expensive Trax during March and April, Buick achieved the best month ever for the Encore during March and the next-best ever Encore performance during April, the latter being somewhat slower month for the general auto industry.
Currently, the only engine offered to the SUV is a 1.4-litre turbo gasoline engine, which is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. It was also sold in Mexico. VentiPorts of Buick have reappeared at the introduction of Encore, a styling attribute exclusive to Buick during 1949.
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