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1st Generation Buick Encore Problems

The Encore's 1st generation runs from 2013 to 2018 and has generated 109 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 7.46 PainRank™ which ranks 15th in reliability out of 19 generations.

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Problem Areas Between the 2013 and 2018 Model Years

So what are most of the complaints about? Let's take a look at specific areas that have generated the most complaints. This should give you a good idea about general trouble-spots.

Worst Complaints for this Generation

Let's take a look at the most common Encore complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.