2013-2020 Buick Encore Towing Capacities

I was looking around at some of the different Buick vehicles out there and came across the Encore and noticed that a lot of people out there were wondering what the towing capacity was for these smaller SUVs. This post covers exactly that!

The 2020 and 2021 Buick Encore Gx's had the exact same towing chart, so I only listed one but it applies to both model years.

2020 & 2021 GX Models:

The 2020 Buick Encore GX did have a small towing capacity of up to 1,000 pounds, as you can see from the chart below.

The same 1,000 pound maximum trailer weight rating was true no matter what engine you had equipped with the GX.

2020 Buick Encore Image
2020 Buick Encore Gx Towing Chart

2020 Buick Encore GX Towing Chart

2013-2021 Models:

I looked through all of the Buick Encore's owner's manuals from 2013-2020 and they all stated that the Encore did not have the capacity to tow a vehicle.

The image below shows what the exact wording was and this was found in all of the Encore's owner's manuals from 2013-2020, which makes sense because it is a smaller SUV.

2020 Buick Encore Image

I did leave links to the owner's manuals below, in case you wanted to see for yourself, as I am sure there are some of you out there that will be in disbelief, like I was. I was expecting a smaller towing capacity of around 1,000 pounds or so but that was not the case.

Buick Encore Towing Warning

Buick Encore Towing Warning

Helpful Resources I Used:

Here is a quick list for the owner's manuals I used to gather the towing information on the Buick Encore's. I could not find the owner's manual for the 2014 model on GM's website where I found the other manuals but I will post it once I find it.

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