2022 Buick Encore GX
The 2022 Buick Encore GX represents the third model year of the first-generation Encore GX small crossover, which is positioned between the subcompact Encore and compact Envision. It receives minor changes and updates for the 2022 model year.
|Assembly location||GM China, GM Korea|
|Engine||1.2L I-3 LIH, 1.3L I-3 L3T|
|Max Horsepower||155 (L3T)|
|Max Torque||174 (L3T)|
|Transmission||9-Speed Auto, CVT|
|Drive wheels||Front-Wheel-Drive, All-Wheel-Drive|
|Predecessor||2021 Buick Encore GX|
|Successor||2023 Buick Encore GX|
Changes, Updates, New Features
- Deletion of five exterior color options
- Addition of four new exterior colors
- Changes to air conditioning functionality for Preferred models
- 1.3-liter L3T three-cylinder engine replaces 1.2-liter LIH three-cylinder engine on FWD Essence (1SL) models
See complete details on 2022 Buick Encore GX changes and updates.
The updates and changes described here are specific to the U.S. market and may be different for other markets.
The 2022 Buick Encore GX will continue to be offered as a compact five-door crossover SUV. As mentioned, it slots between the smaller Encore and the compact Envision.
We expect that the 2022 Buick Encore GX will be offered with the following engine and transmission choices:
|Engine||Fuel||Aspiration||Transmission||Horsepower @ RPM||Torque @ RPM||Axle|
|1.2L I-3 LIH||Gasoline||Turbocharged||CVT||137 @ 5000||162 @ 2500||5.45|
|1.3L I-3 L3T||Gasoline||Turbocharged||9-speed automatic||155 @ 5600||174 @ 1500||3.17|
We expect the 2022 Encore GX to continue being assembled by:
- GM China (SAIC) at the Dong Yue plant in Yantai, Shandong, China.
- GM Korea at the GM Bupyeong plant in Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, South Korea.
We expect the 2022 Encore GX to go on sale in the third quarter of the 2021 calendar year.
We expect the first-generation Buick Encore GX to remain in production through at least the 2025 model year. The vehicle will likely undergo a refresh for the 2023 model year.
See Buick Encore GX sales numbers for all markets, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China.
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Praised for its interior room and advanced safety tech, among other things. An interest-free financing offer is also available for both 2021 and 2022 models.
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Praised for its interior room and advanced safety tech, among other things.
An interest-free financing offer is also available for both 2021 and 2022 models.
- 2022 Buick Encore GX Changes, Updates, New Features