Synonymous with luxury, refinement, and elegance, Buick is the automotive brand name that Utica drivers turn to when they want a car or SUV that stands out from the crowd. At Carbone Buick GMC of Utica, we proudly carry the area's best selection of topnotch models from the renowned Buick brand, including the carmaker's two smallest, popular SUVs, the Buick Encore and the Encore GX. With similar names and small SUV style, it can be hard to know the differences between these to models and how to choose the best one for your needs, but we're here to help.

One of the most popular models on the road and in the Buick lineup, the Buick Encore is a stylish and subcompact crossover that drivers have loved for years. It first arrived here in the Utica area back in 2013, and it's been one of our favorite models ever since.

The Encore GX, on the other hand, is a more recent addition to the Buick lineup. It first came out as part of the 2020 model year, and it promises to deliver many miles of driving fun for our customers.

If you're searching for a new Buick SUV, and you're curious about which of these will suit you best, we can help. Read on to learn a little more about how they compare:

  • Towing. Have a small trailer to take with you or a light boat? The Buick Encore is not rated for towing, but the Encore GX, which has more torque and a standard trailering package, is rated for up to a 1,000-pound towing capacity.
  • Cargo space. The biggest difference between these two SUVs is size, the with Encore GX measuring a little larger than the Buick Encore. This is most noticeable with cargo space, where the Encore GX holds around 23.5 cubic feet and the Encore a slightly less 18.8 cubic feet.

Learn more about the Encore and the Encore GX, with our help. Browse our collection online to see some of the options we have in stock here in the Utica area, and stop by to meet them and discover your perfect fit in person.

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