What Encore Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

Encore Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Encore has 1 generation available in North American markets.

By the Numbers

  1. 144 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 1,486 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 11 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

Timeline of Recent Encore News


GM hasn't announced when the heater block recall will begin, but let's hope it happens before snow flakes start falling. To fix the issue, GM dealers will replace the heater cord with a new cord that is rated for temperatures of minus 40 degrees Celsius or, as we here in Vermont like to call it, just another brisk February morning.

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  • combined population of New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Montana, Delaware, South Dakota, Alaska, North Dakota, Vermont (Yes, there are people -- not just cows -- in VT) and Wyoming.


  • The number of calories my Uncle Hank ate over the holiday weekend. Seriously, he's a bottomless pit.


  • According to GM, this round of problems is responsible for at least 7 crashes, 8 injuries and 3 deaths. The full list and details can be found here.

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