#256 2020 Buick Encore GX Test Results; Toyota Unveils a New Hybrid Sienna and Venza

published 11 months ago by Consumer Reports

This week we share our test results of the 2020 Buick Encore GX and compare how this 3-cylinder SUV stacks up to its competitors in the Luxury segment. We talk about the virtual unveiling of the 2021 Toyota Sienna and Venza, both of which will only be available with a hybrid powertrain. Also, we discuss the rebates some car insurers are offering due to the reduced number of drivers on the road during the coronavirus pandemic, and wrap up the episode with audience questions.   ----------------------------------- Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!   From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!   We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at    Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify:      SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 00:46 - Car Insurance Rebates During Coronavirus Crisis 07:12 - 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid Unveiled 13:24 - 2021 Toyota Venza Hybrid Unveiled 17:19 - 2020 Buick Encore GX Test Results 23:52 - Question #1: Why did the 2017 Buick Regal’s reliability drop and what are the issues? 26:39 - Question #2: Are automakers phasing out built in navigation systems? 32:17 - Question #3: Why two virtually identical vehicles, Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade, have different frontal crash test scores?   ----------------------------------  Car Insurers Are Giving Customers Breaks Due to Coronavirus. We Got the Details for You   Coronavirus Resource Hub   Preview: 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid Is Versatile and Curvaceous   Preview: 2021 Toyota Venza Hybrid Packs Safety and Convenience Tech   2019 LA Auto Show: 2020 Buick Encore GX   2013 Buick Encore first drive   Toyota Venza review   2014 Buick Regal Review   2020 Kia Telluride Quick Drive   2018 LA Auto Show: 2020 Hyundai Palisade   NHTSA Crash Calculator   ----------------------------------- Check out   for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: 

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