American Cars Under $25,000

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Buick Encore
Price: Starting at $24,065
Buick’s small crossover offers quiet, safety and fuel efficiency in a small package. Named a 2015 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, Encore safety features include 10 airbags and StabiliTrak stability enhancement. Also offered are rear cross-traffic alert, a side blind zone alert system, park assist, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning. Buick’s exclusive QuietTuning is standard and includes Bose Active Noise Cancelling technology. For 2016 the Encore Sport Touring is added, powered by a 153-horsepower turbocharged 1.4-liter engine with direct injection and start/stop technology combined with a 6-speed automatic. The standard engine is a 138-horsepower 1.4-liter EcoTec combined with a 6-speed automatic. Encore Sport Touring features a rear spoiler, 18-inch aluminum premium-finish wheels and body-color door handles.

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