I recently evaluated the 2024 Buick Encore GX in its new Avenir model

noting how much it has improved since its mid-cycle revamp and how comfortable

I avoided getting too close to the cupholders, though. 

I was specifically interested in finding out if it could hold my preferred hydration aid

a 32-ounce Nalgene water bottle—in a handy spot. Like other large water bottles, 

Can this American budget-luxury crossover fulfill my personal fascination with this enormous, dumb bottle?