Buick Encore: Driving Information / Vehicle Design

Buick Encore 2020-2022 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 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Remote Vehicle Start


    The vehicle may have this feature that allows you to start the engine from outside the vehicle. : This button will be on the RKE transmitter if the vehicle has remote start. The climate control system will use the previous settings during a remote start...

    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System


    Warning A child could be seriously injured or killed in a crash if the child restraint is not properly attached to the vehicle using either the LATCH anchors or the vehicle seat belt. Follow the instructions that came with the child restraint and the instructions in this manual...

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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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