Following a quick and lightly detailed online reveal this past May, the Buick Encore GX makes its official debut at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Meant to the "just right" model between the long-running Encore and the larger Envision, the Encore GX should perform the duty mighty well.

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Is it a looker? Eh, it's not too bad.

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It's far more shapely than the regular Encore and an optional Sport Touring pack will spice things up with body-color surrounds, red accents and a black mesh grille.

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Inside, there's a little more room for cargo than the smaller Encore.

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On the powertrain side of things, there'll be two choices.

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The first is a 1.2-liter three-cylinder engine and the second is an ever-so-slightly larger 1.3-liter three-cylinder engine.

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Buick expects the larger Encore GX to be more efficient than the smaller Encore, actually.

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A CVT is standard with the 1.2-liter engine, while the 1.3-liter engine gets a nine-speed automatic.

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Look for the crossover to go on sale in early 2020.

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