Buick Encore: Driving Information / Vehicle Design

Buick Encore 2020-2023 Owner's Manual / Driving and Operating / Driving Information / Vehicle Design

Utility vehicles have a significantly higher rollover rate than other types of vehicles. This is because they have a higher ground clearance and a narrower track or shorter wheelbase than passenger cars, which makes them more capable for off-road driving. While these design characteristics provide the driver with a better view of the road, these vehicles do have a higher center of gravity than other types of vehicles. A utility vehicle does not handle the same as a vehicle with a lower center of gravity, like a car, in similar situations.

Safe driver behavior and understanding of the environment can help avoid a rollover crash in any type of vehicle, including utility vehicles.

    Driver Behavior

    Driving is an important responsibility. Driver behavior, the driving environment, and the vehicle's design all affect how well a vehicle performs. Being aware of these factors can help in understanding how the vehicle handles and what can be done to avoid many types of crashes, including a rollover crash...

    Driving for Better Fuel Economy

    Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the best fuel economy possible: Set the climate controls to the desired temperature after the engine is started, or turn them off when not required...

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    Buick Encore 2020-2023 Owner's Manual: Towing the Vehicle from the Rear


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    Buick Encore 2020-2023 Owner's Manual: TPMS Malfunction Light and Message


    The TPMS will not function properly if one or more of the TPMS sensors are missing or inoperable. When the system detects a malfunction, the low tire pressure warning light, defined above, flashes for about one minute and then stays on for the remainder of the ignition cycle...

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    Sun Visors

    Buick Encore. Sun Visors

    Pull the sun visor down to block glare. If equipped, detach the sun visor from the center mount to pivot to the side window or to extend along the rod.

    If equipped, there is a lighted mirror on the sun visor. Lift the cover to open.

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