Compare Buick Encore GX Essence vs Preferred

$24,200 - $30,600
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Buick Encore GX For Sale
28/31 mpg
City/Hwy
137 hp
Horsepower
8.3
Buick Encore GX Review and Specs
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Buick Encore GX Essence
$29,000
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Buick Encore GX Preferred
$24,200
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What are the differences between the Buick Encore GX Essence and Preferred?

Overview

Engine
1.3L Turbo Gas
Engine
1.2L Turbo Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.3L Turbo Gas
1.2L Turbo Gas
Horsepower
155 hp @ 5600 rpm
137 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
174 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
162 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,094 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
30 MPG
City
29 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 Tons/yr
5.9 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
382.8 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
422.4 miles
409.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.4 in
171.4 in
Height
64.1 in
N/A
Max Width
71.4 in
71.4 in
Front Width
61.1 in
61.1 in
Rear Width
61.9 in
61.9 in
Wheelbase
102.2 in
102.2 in
Ground Clearance
7.5 in
7.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.9 in
40.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.7 in
39.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.4 in
55.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.9 in
51.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36 in
36 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.6 in
53.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.5 in
47.5 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
50.2 ft³
50.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
23.5 ft³
23.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.8 ft
36.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Compound Crank
Compound Crank

Tires

Front Tire
225/55R18
225/55R18
Rear Tire
225/55R18
225/55R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony with Ebony interior accents, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Signet with Ebony interior accents, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Whisper Beige with Ebony interior accents, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Ebony with Ebony interior accents, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
  • Whisper Beige with Ebony interior accents, Cloth with leatherette seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Optional
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Optional

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Optional
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Optional
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Optional
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Optional
Remote Trunk Release
Optional
Optional
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
1 Year/1 Visit
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2022 Warranty
Preliminary 2022 Warranty
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