Earlier this year, we got to sample the redesigned 2024 Buick Encore GX sporting more style and tech than ever! But now, we just finished living with one for seven days, in the Avenir trim. How did it live up to our expectations though? This article will cover the spec breakdowns of this new Encore GX but be sure to watch the video below for an in-depth design review!

What’s New for 2024?

  • First Buick in US updated with new design language
  • Addition of the Avenir, revamped trim lineup
  • Redesigned interior with new digital cockpit

Trims and Pricing

MSRP with Destination

Preferred: $26,895

Sport Touring: $28,095

Avenir: $33,195

Prices rise about $2,000 for the equivalent trims for this new 2024 model, but it still remains fairly affordable.

Slam Dunk and Air Ball

Slam Dunk: 2024 Changes are much improved

Air Ball: Despite being more affordable, this Encore GX is still more expensive than the equivalent Envista

Design and Features

As mentioned above, please watch the video linked below for a full in-depth exploration of the exterior design and differences. The Encore GX, as noted in the changes, the first Buick in the US to receive the newest Buick design language. With each trim getting a different look, our team quite liked the Avenir we had in the driveway.

Here is the full breakdown of what we currently know about the feature availability:




LED Headlights

Standard with LEDs

Fog Lights

Not Available


18 or 19-inch alloys depending on trim


Standard Heating and BSM

LED Taillights

ST+: LEDs | Avenir: Clear lenses

Dual-Exhaust Outlets

Standard on ST and Avenir

Forward Emergency Braking

Standard on all Encore GX Models

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Lane Keep Assist

Auto High Beams

Adaptive Cruise Control



When it comes to the Interior, the Encore GX will also be well-equipped on all trims.


Smart Entry

Standard | Avenir adds remote start

Seat Materials

Cloth, Leatherette, or Quilted Leather

Seat Adjustment

Standard: 6-way Manual | Avenir: 10-way Power | No memory

Push Button Start


Gauge Cluster

Standard: 8-in full digital display

Steering Wheel

Standard: Leather Wrapped | Heating is Avenir

Head-Up Display


Wireless Charging

Optional on all

360 Degree Camera

Optional on all

2-Zone Climate Controls

Standard on Avenir

Seat Climate

Heated Seats: Avenir | Ventilated Seats: Unavailable

Audio System

Standard: 6-Speakers | Convenience Pkg: Bose Premium Audio


Standard: 11-inch display | Wireless Android Auto and CarPlay | No Built-in Navigation

Auto-Dimming Mirror with HomeLink

Avenir only


Optional Panoramic Roof on all trims


The rear of the Encore GX is also well-equipped, making it comfortable for passengers.

Rear Amenities


Standard | Household Outlet on Avenir

Heated Rear Seats

Not available


Optional Hands-Free on Avenir


For in depth details on the 2024 Encore GX, watch our full first look review linked at the bottom of this article.

Encore GX Front

What’s Under the Hood?

Despite only having three trims, there are two powertrain options on the 2024 Encore GX:

  • 1.2L Turbo 3-cyl: 137hp; 162 lb. ft. 
  • FWD only
  • Base Preferred trim only
  • CVT
  • 1.3L Turbo 3-cyl: 155 hp and 174 lb.ft
  • FWD or optional AWD
  • Std on ST and Ave, opt on Pref
  • CVT w/ FWD | 9-speed auto w/ AWD

AWD is optional on most Buick Encore GX models, unlike the Envista where it is unavailable. The fuel economy for each model is listed below, as rated by the EPA:

1.2 FWD: 30/31/30 MPG

1.3 FWD: 29/31/30 MPG

AWD: 26/28/27 MPG

We hope you have found this overview of the 2024 Buick Encore GX helpful! For a more detailed first look of the Encore GX, please watch our video below! What do you think of the 2024 Buick Encore GX? Let us know in the comments!