The 2019 Buick Encore adds two new exterior colors – Deep Azure Metallic and Satin Steel Metallic. We previously looked at the Deep Azure Metallic hue. Now it’s time for our first look at the new Satin Steel color.
Assigned color code GYM and touch-up paint code WA-205V, Satin Steel Metallic is the only gray hue available for the 2019 Encore.
The new Satin Steel Metallic color is not included in the base price of the 2019 Encore. Instead, it carries an additional cost of $395.
The color option also includes the Black Carbon Metallic lower exterior accent color (CM5) and is available in conjunction with all trim levels and is available with all interior color combinations.
2019 Buick Encore Trim Levels:
- Encore base (1SV)
- Preferred (1SB)
- Sport Touring (1SH)
- Essence (1SL)
2019 Buick Encore Interior Color Combinations:
- Shale seats with Ebony accents
- Brandy seats with Ebony accents
As of this writing, U.S. Chevy dealers are well-stocked with the 2019 Encore, since the GM Bupyeong factory in Korea has been assembling and shipping the 2019 model to dealers for the past several weeks. Models in the Satin Steel Metallic exterior color are currently sitting on dealer lots. Availability varies by dealer, so check with yours for complete details.
More info on 2019 Buick Encore colors is available here:
AboutÂ Buick Encore
TheÂ Buick Encore is a subcompact crossover utility vehicle (CUV). ItÂ slots below theÂ EnvisionÂ as Buick'sÂ smallest CUV andÂ rides onÂ theÂ GM Gamma 2 platformÂ shared mostÂ directly with theÂ Chevrolet Trax;Â a variant of the architecture is also shared withÂ theÂ Chevrolet Sonic/Aveo. The model wasÂ Buick's first offeringÂ inÂ the subcompact (B segment) crossover space.
Having launchedÂ for theÂ 2013 model year in the U.S., the TraxÂ received a refresh for the 2017 model yearÂ thatÂ consisted of all-new front and rear fascias, an updated interior, a new infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and more.
The 2018Â Buick EncoreÂ represents theÂ fifth model year of the first-generationÂ Encore. The modelÂ receivesÂ several changesÂ includingÂ one new exterior color, aÂ cabin ionizer, capless fuel fill, and several package-level changes. The 2019Â Encore gotÂ two newÂ exterior colors, the deletion of the Preferred II (1SD) and Premium (1SN) trim levels, and a new Safety Package called Safety Package II.Â The 2020 model is expected to be the last model year of the current, first-generationÂ Encore before an all-new, second-generation model arrives.
The Buick EncoreÂ isÂ producedÂ atÂ the following GMÂ plants:
- GM Bupyeong factoryÂ in Bupyeong-Gu, South Korea operatedÂ byÂ GM KoreaÂ supplying North America
- GM Dongyue SouthÂ in Yantai, Shandong, China operated byÂ GM ChinaÂ and SAIC supplying China
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