Buick Encore, 2013 MY US

The Encore is a front wheel drive multi-purpose vehicle automobile with a front mounted engine, from Buick. It's powered courtesy of a turbocharged engine of 1.4 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) of power at 4900 rpm, and maximum torque of 201 N·m (148 lb·ft/20.5 kgm) at 1850 rpm. The power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 6 speed automatic gearbox. Stated weight at the kerb is 1447 kg.

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Key facts

Buick Encore, 2013 MY US information summary

What body style?
5 door multi-purpose vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4280 mm
How heavy?
1447 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1364 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 4900 rpm
How much torque?
201 Nm / 148 ft.lb / 20.5 kgm @ 1850 rpm

Buick Encore models

5 door hatchback FF 6A 1364 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1468 kg
5 door hatchback FA 6A 1364 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1523 kg
5 door hatchback FF 6A 1399 cm3 153 PS 150.5 bhp 112 kW

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2013 Buick Encore data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2555 mm 100.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1539 mm 60.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1539 mm 60.6 inches
Length 4280 mm 168.5 inches
Width 1775 mm 69.9 inches
Height 1646 mm 64.8 inches
Ground clearance 157 mm 6.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1447 kg 3190 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 51.9 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1364 cc
(83.236 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72.5 × 82.6 mm
2.85 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.88
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 4900 rpm
Specific output 102.6 bhp/litre
1.68 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 201 Nm (148 ft·lb) (20.5 kgm)
at 1850 rpm
Specific torque 147.36 Nm/litre
1.78 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; cast aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1851.8 kPa (268.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 341 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 98.1 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
72.15 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
96.75 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.86 kg/kW
23.15 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.720
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension TBAx.CS.
Wheel size front 7 x 18
Wheel size rear 7 x 18
Tyres front 215/55 R 18
Tyres rear 215/55 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 268 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 3.53
general
Carfolio.com ID269709
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 13.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 Buick Encore added 2012-05-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.