2021 Buick Encore GX | Connectivity Features | Buick Canada

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Encore GX offers a personalized, powerful and connected driving experience with the Buick Infotainment System.

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YOUR MEDIA WORLD AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

The full-colour touch-screen display makes media accessible and informative and available high resolution makes it even more attractive.

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TAKE ALEXA ALONG FOR THE RIDE

She’s the same Alexa you know, but now on the go. Just ask Alexa to listen to music, get directions, place calls, control your smart home and a lot more –all with your voice. With available Alexa Built-In to your Buick Encore GX, you can use your voice to maximize any drive.

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BUICK INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM

From hands-free texting to an available Connected Navigation that automatically maps out the fastest way to get to where you’re going, the Buick Infotainment System takes your connected Encore GX to the next level.

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NAVIGATION

Experience the convenience of maps, turn-by-turn directions and more with the available Navigation system.

TEEN DRIVER MODE

Help new drivers with this configurable feature. Create custom profiles and activate vehicle settings that encourage safe driving. Get a vehicle report card on driving habits as you continue to coach your teen.

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APPLE CARPLAY®†

With wireless Apple CarPlay® compatibility, you can access Apple Music® and Apple Maps, make phone calls, send messages and more all through your 8" diagonal colour touch-screen or with your voice through Siri.®

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ANDROID AUTO™

Wireless Android AutoTM compatibility seamlessly connects your compatible smartphone so you can get directions using Google Maps, listen to music via Google Play Music and more using your Encore GX touch-screen.

WIRELESS SMARTPHONE CHARGING

Keep your smartphone charged and your cabin clutter-free with available wireless smartphone charging. Just place your compatible device on the tray in the centre console and power up with ease.

AVAILABLE REAR CAMERA MIRROR

Available Rear Camera Mirror allows you to use either a traditional inside rear-view mirror or rear-view camera mirror display that provides a wider, less obstructed field of view to check for traffic behind you. Available zoom and vertical-tilt adjustment allows you to tailor your view.

BUILT-IN 4G LTE WI-FI® HOTSPOT

Keep your connection going with an available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot (data plan required). It offers a fast and reliable connection and supports up to seven devices so your passengers can stream, surf and post.

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BUICK DRIVER INFORMATION CENTRE

Keep track of important driver information on the 4.2" multicolour display. Essential display items include following distance, speedometer, fuel level, tire pressure and more.

INNOVATIVE TECH, REWARDING ADVENTURES

Standard with all Encore GX models, Buick Marketplace offers a creative new way to save time and money along your journey.

YELP RESERVATIONS

Use your vehicle’s Marketplace app to reserve a table through Yelp at more than 4,000 restaurants nationwide. You can search for restaurants in a 25-mile radius and reserve a table—all in a few easy taps.

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ORDER TAKEOUT

Place a takeout order from restaurants like Applebee’s, IHOP or Wingstop, or set up a delivery through delivery.com. Marketplace will store your most recent orders and favorites.

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RESERVE A TABLE

Make on-the-go reservations at more than 4,000 restaurants nationwide through Yelp Reservations.  

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FILL YOUR TANK

Activate the pump, pay for fuel and earn valuable rewards right from your vehicle’s infotainment system at participating Exxon, Mobil and Shell stations.

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FIND PARKING

Easily find a parking spot in cities across the country via Parkopedia.®

BUICK CONNECTED SERVICES

Looking to seamlessly link your digital life to your 2021 Encore GX? First you have to decide which plan is right for you. Connected Access includes ten years of standard connectivity at no cost and enables services such as Vehicle Diagnostics and Dealer Maintenance Notification. With the available paid Remote Access Plan, you can control your vehicle remotely by turning the engine off and on, or locking or unlocking your doors. You can also check your oil life, tire pressure or send directions directly to your vehicle. All this can be done right from the palm of your hand from your compatible device with the myBuick® mobile app. And with the Premium Access Plan, you can remain connected to your world with the 2GB of data you'll receive every month (data expires every month).

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  • Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices. Data plan rates may apply.

  • Only available in the U.S. and Canada in U.S. English on properly equipped vehicles. Some commands are not supported on some vehicles. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com Inc. or its affiliates.

  • Functionality is subject to limitations and varies by vehicle, infotainment system, and location. Select service plan required. Certain Alexa Skills require account linking to use. Amazon, Alexa and all related marks are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. See onstar.ca for additional details.

  • Connected Navigation and real-time points of interest only available on properly equipped vehicles. Device data connection required. Map coverage available in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada. A select service plan is required. See onstar.ca for details and limitations.

  • At time of posting, detailed map coverage is available for most major urban areas of the United States and for certain metropolitan areas of Canada (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Windsor, London, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax). Coverage is significantly limited outside these areas.

  • Advisor-based Turn-by-Turn Navigation is subject to Terms and limitations and varies by vehicle model and/or vehicle configuration. Map coverage available in U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. Siri, iPhone and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc, registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 6.0 or higher. Data plan rates apply. Android Auto is a trademark of Google LLC.

  • The system wirelessly charges one compatible mobile device. Some devices require an adaptor or back cover. See mybuick.ca for more information.

  • Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • Service varies with conditions and location. The vehicle must be on or Accessory power must be active to use the Wi-Fi Hotspot. Requires active service plan that includes data or paid data plan from AT&T or its local service provider.

  • Not transferable. Properly equipped vehicles may be eligible for standard connectivity for a limited time from the activation date. Does not include emergency or security services. Services enabled by Connected Access are subject to change. See onstar.ca for details and limitations.

  • On-Demand Diagnostics requires paid plan. Diagnostic capabilities vary by model and/or vehicle configuration and plan. See onstar.ca for details and limitations.

  • Does not include emergency or security services. See onstar.ca for details and limitations.

  • Available on select Apple and Android devices. Service availability, features and functionality vary by vehicle, device and the plan you are enrolled in. Terms apply. Device data connection required.

  • Connected Navigation and Real-time Points of Interest (POI) only available on properly equipped vehicles. Hands-Free Calling minutes are not part of the Premium Access Plan after May 13, 2019; a la carte Hands-Free Calling minutes are available for purchase on properly equipped 2019 model year and older vehicles. Data plans are provided by AT&T or its local service provider. Services are subject to user terms and limitations and vary by model and/or vehicle configuration. Visit onstar.ca for coverage maps, details and system limitations (including geographical and technical restrictions).

  • Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price does not include freight, air conditioning charge or tire fee (if applicable). License, insurance, registration, fees associated with filing at movable property registry/PPSA, administration fees, duties and taxes extra. U.S. model shown. Dealers are free to set individual prices. See dealer for details.

  • Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price, includes freight, $100 air conditioning tax and dealer fees. License, insurance, registration, fees associated with filing at movable property registry/PPSA, administration fees, duties and taxes extra. Dealers are free to set individual prices. See dealer for details.

  • 2020 Buick Envision AWD 2.5L with 6-speed automatic transmission fuel consumption estimate is 11.1 L/100km city and 8.6 L/100km highway. Fuel consumption estimates based on GM testing in accordance with Government of Canada approved test methods. Refer to vehicles.nrcan.gc.ca for details. Your actual fuel consumption will vary.

  • Buick Driver Confidence Plus: Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Following Distance Indicator, IntelliBeam® Auto High Beams, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • Bose is a registered trademark of Bose Corporation.

  • Package includes: Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Following Distance Indicator, Forward Collision Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking,  Headlamp control, IntelliBeam® Auto High Beam, Front and Rear Park Assist and Automatic Emergency Braking.