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Buick Encore GX
2021 Buick Encore GX
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class SUV
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Overview

Engine
1.2-liter Turbo Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.2-liter Turbo Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
137 hp @ 5000 rpm
221 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1620 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
28 MPG
City
28 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
34 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 Tons/yr
6.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
369.6 miles
337.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
409.2 miles
459 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.4 in
173.6 in
Height
N/A
63.6 in
Max Width
71.4 in
72.2 in
Front Width
61.1 in
63.2 in
Rear Width
61.9 in
63.2 in
Wheelbase
102.2 in
107.4 in
Ground Clearance
7.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.9 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.7 in
40.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.4 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.9 in
57.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.6 in
54.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.5 in
57.3 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
50.2 ft³
50.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
23.5 ft³
15.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
15.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.8 ft
N/A

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
Strut
Rear Suspension
Compound Crank
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
225/55R18
P235/55WR18
Rear Tire
225/55R18
P235/55WR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Night Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony with Ebony interior accents, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
  • Whisper Beige with Ebony interior accents, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery w/DINAMICA Inserts
  • Macchiato Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
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
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A