KBB Expert Ratings Countdown: Buick

Posted 4/22/2015 5:11 PM
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The 2015 Buick Encore compact crossover SUV departs from the division's image as a big luxury-car manufacturer by offering younger buyers something worthy of their hard-earned dollars. The 5-door Encore SUV may be small, but its stylish exterior and lavish interior place it in league with such popular makes as the Mini Countryman and Mazda CX-5. This bodes well not just for first-time Buick buyers, but also empty nesters looking to downsize without giving up comfort, value and need for AWD. Named the Best Compact Crossover in KBB's 5-Year Cost to Own segment for 2014, the Encore has proven its worth long-term, which may help some swallow the Encore's $25,000-$35,000 price range, a significant premium over the Kia Soul or Nissan Cube.

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