2021 Buick Encore Receives a 5-Star Safety Rating

2021 Buick Encore | Stillwater, OK

The 2021 Buick Encore is a lot of things: stylish, spacious and city-savvy for Stillwater drivers. Not only is this compact SUV ideal for young professionals, but it’s also a great option for a growing family since it’s focused on safety. Reinforcing this is the fact that the new Buick Encore has earned the 5-Star Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

NHTSA tested the 2021 Buick Encore in a variety of crash tests. The SUV earned the coveted 5-Star Safety Rating by performing well in the rigorous frontal, side and rollover crash tests. The 2021 Buick Encore earned five stars in front driver-side and front passenger tests, the driver and rear passenger side barrier tests, and the overall side pole barrier test. It also earned four stars for the rollover test, demonstrating a low rollover risk.

Available soon at Wilson Buick GMC in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the 2021 Buick Encore offers advanced active and passive safety to give you the peace of mind and confidence you need on the road. The current Encore features 10 standard airbags and a plethora of protective driver-assist technologies, like available Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Side Blind Zone Alert.

On top of earning the NHTSA 5-Star Safety Rating, the 2021 Buick Encore is a handsome, fun-to-drive SUV that’s great for getting around our beautiful city and hitting the open road. When you’re ready to upgrade to a new premium crossover, truck or SUV, give the friendly team at Wilson Buick GMC a call.

GMC Will Add a New AT4 Lineup in 2020

2020 GMC Caynon AT4 | Stillwater, OK

In 2020, GMC plans to introduce a new AT4 lineup comprised of six different models. The SUVs and trucks in the lineup are each equipped to handle your on and off-road adventures.

Sierra

The Sierra AT4 has skid plates, Rancho® shocks and a 2-inch lift to take on the outdoors. It also has a Carbon Fiber Bed, Mud-Terrain tires and the GMC MultiPro™ Tailgate.

Sierra HD

This AT4 variant offers similar features to its Sierra sibling, while also adding up to 15 camera views for enhanced visibility and boosted confidence when traversing rough roads and making tight turns.

Canyon

The Canyon AT4 boasts 31-inch Goodyear® Wrangler DuraTrac® tires, an off-road-tuned suspension and an automatic locking rear differential.

Acadia

The Acadia AT4 incorporates Traction Select with Off-Road Mode, All-Terrain tires and an Advanced Twin-Clutch AWD System, so you can smoothly shift from paved routes to more rugged ones.

Terrain

Available this fall, GMC hasn’t revealed all of the details about this AT4 variant yet. However, it’s apparent that the SUV will have intuitive technology, a rugged exterior and comparable off-roading equipment to the rest of the AT4 lineup.

Yukon

The Yukon AT4 features an electronic limited-slip differential, a 15-inch head-up display and an air suspension having 4 inches of adjustability.

To learn more about the GMC models designed for off-roading, stop by Wilson Buick GMC Cadillac to browse our current inventory of GMC vehicles and experience the brand’s famed capability and versatility for yourself.

Cadillac Will Offer New Curved OLED Display

2020 Cadillac Escalade | Stillwater, OK

The Cadillac Escalade is already a popular luxury SUV for large families, and its upcoming iteration shows promise of being an impressive new model. Cadillac has already revealed that the 2021 Escalade will feature an industry-first curved OLED screen to make it easier to stay informed on the road.

The huge OLED screen is 38 inches diagonally and offers two times the pixel density of a notable 4K television. This screen allows you to view striking imagery and has the automotive industry’s largest color range.

On February 4, 2020, the SUV will debut in Los Angeles. Currently, much about the 2021 Cadillac Escalade is still unknown, though the three-row SUV is expected to have horizontal headlights that work well with the grille. In addition, the Escalade could have vertical LED lights for a bold look as well as for additional visibility.

The 2020 Escalade is also a stylish option, which is why many of its design elements may carry over for the 2021 model year. The SUV incorporates leather appointments and authentic wood trims into the cabin and has Concierge Lighting, which makes it stand out on the road.

Until the 2021 Cadillac Escalade is released, check out the fantastic pre-owned Cadillac models that we have available at Wilson Buick GMC Cadillac.

Midterm Studying Tips

Studying Tips | Stillwater, OK

You can always tell when midterms are approaching because every college student starts chewing their fingernails, drinking more coffee, sleeping less. Fret not college brethren and sisters. Here are a few midterm studying tips to help you ace those exams so you can focus on the joys of being home for the holidays.

  1. Bring your books with you everywhere

You never know when you’re going to get a few minutes to yourself, perhaps in a waiting room, and sometimes fifteen minutes is all you need to memorize a few terms or solve a few test prep questions. This is especially true if you are doing any traveling for the holidays, as long car trips are perfect opportunity to do some serious reading.

  1. Find an isolated place to study

This doesn’t always necessarily mean hiding behind the stacks in the library; perhaps you just got a new car for Christmas. Drive it to a quiet library, coffee shop, or other solitary place where you can get some studying in a distractions-free environment.

  1. Take a drive

Make sure to take a study break from time to time, to help you stay sane from now until midterms.  Going for a leisurely drive is an easy way to do this.

Good luck on your midterms from all of us here at Wilson Buick GMC. Stop by to test-drive your favorite Buick or GMC vehicle, if you’re in need of a fun study break.  

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Car

As a car owner, there are several useful goals you can set for yourself and your vehicle. Check out these New Year’s resolutions for your car and do your best to start the next year off on the right foot.

Keep Up with Maintenance

Providing regular services and maintenance for your vehicle is the one sure way to keep it in great shape for a long time. Make it a goal this year to stay on top of oil changes, tire rotations and alignments, and check-ups. This goal will ensure that your car is safe to drive while helping you avoid potentially costly repairs.

Learn some DIY Maintenance

It can be very empowering to know how to take care of some simple maintenance on your car. Start with something simple, like installing new windshield wipers or a fresh air filter. If you feel confident, move on to a bigger project, like an oil change.

Nix the Distracted Driving

Every day, multiple people die from accidents that occurred because of distracted driving. Distracted driving takes a number of different forms. It could be texting or talking on the phone while driving, checking GPS, eating while driving, or applying makeup while behind the wheel. Make it a serious goal in the New Year to put an end to distracted driving and create safer conditions as a result.

Start off 2020 by prioritizing safety when you take your vehicle in to Wilson Buick GMC Cadillac for service