Best Spark Plugs For Buick Encore


The Buick Encore subcompact SUV has been on the market for nearly five years now. The Mokka in other regions is a South Korean-built cute-ute that is sold as the Encore in the United States, and it has received minor upgrades since its introduction in 2013. It got an even greater update this year.

The Encore was Buick’s best-seller until 2020 when the Encore GX — not a trim but a separate model — overtook it. The base variant of the Encore is as barebones as they come in terms of standard and optional equipment, making it one of the most affordable ways to get into a Buick SUV.

The Buick Encore is a little crossover with several charms, not the least of which is a cute appearance. For 2022, the model will be powered by a new engine that is both stronger and more efficient than the old one. The Encore’s foundation is a global platform that provides for a smooth ride, although it doesn’t like to be pushed too hard. Standard premium features such as LED daytime running lights, darkened windows, and keyless access, and push-button start are standard on the base Encore.

The Chevrolet Cruze is the only compact Buick currently available, and it has a comfortable interior that can easily seat five people. The top-rated car for this category is the Smart Fortwo with standard equipment including rearview monitoring, an eight-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity, and more. The Encore’s quiet interior allows the six-speaker audio system to shine without working too hard. A 7.0-inch touchscreen, two USB ports, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility are included as standard on the Buick SUV.

 

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Buick Encore Spark Plugs

Info/Engine 1.4L 4-cyl Engine LE2 Turbo 1.4L 4-cyl Engine LUV Turbo
OEM spark plug gap 0.028″ (0.71mm) 0.027″ (0.68mm)
Qty. needed 4 4
Change interval 60,000 miles 60,000 miles
Best spark plug NGK 91970 ILNAR8B7G Laser Iridium Spark Plug NGK 91039 IFR7X7G Laser Iridium Spark Plug
Popular choice Champion 9665 RET4WYPBX Iridium Spark Plug Champion 9801 RC8WYPB3 Iridium Spark Plug

 

2020 2021 2022 Buick Encore Spark Plugs

Info/Engine 1.4L 4-cyl Engine LE2 Turbo 1.4L 4-cyl Engine LUV Turbo
OEM spark plug gap 0.028″ (0.71mm) 0.027″ (0.68mm)
Qty. needed 4 4
Change interval 60,000 miles 60,000 miles
Best spark plug NGK 91970 ILNAR8B7G Laser Iridium Spark Plug NGK 91039 IFR7X7G Laser Iridium Spark Plug
Popular choice Champion 9665 RET4WYPBX Iridium Spark Plug Champion 9801 RC8WYPB3 Iridium Spark Plug

The Encore is a quite basic and stingy vehicle. The base model, which comes with cloth upholstery, includes only two trim levels; the second one is the Preferred version (which adds better sound insulation). The rear seats are rather small when they’re down, decreasing front-seat space considerably. There isn’t an AWD option on the base model or a power-adjustable front passenger seat on either variant.

The Encore’s small size, basic features, and “intent-to-sell” price tag are all drawbacks. It does not include footwell lighting or a cargo cover, which are available on the top-of-the-line Platinum. The Preferred grade is significantly superior in terms of amenities such as remote start, rain-sensing automatic wipers, roof rack crossbars, and a 120-volt power outlet that buyers must pay extra for.

The NGK Laser Iridium Spark Plug is the most powerful and durable spark plug available, with both high performance and longevity. The NGK Laser Iridium Spark Plug has a precision laser-welded fine-wire iridium alloy center-electrode tip for enhanced engine power and torque, as well as a platinum ground electrode for maximum horsepower and torque.

The NGK product line is a testament to its commitment to innovation, performance, and quality from start to present. To provide high-quality spark plugs and oxygen sensors to the automobile sector, NGK has collaborated with car manufacturers in order to design vehicle components that fit both current and future vehicles.

Dan Hoffman

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