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Buick Encore GX
2021 Buick Encore GX
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$24,200
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8.3
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Volvo XC40
2021 Volvo XC40
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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: 23 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.2 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
187 hp @ 4700 rpm
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
225/55R18
P235/55HR18
Rear Tire
225/55R18
P235/55HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
26 MPG
City
28 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
14.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
369.6 miles
326.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
409.2 miles
454.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.4 in
174.2 in
Height
N/A
65.3 in
Max Width
71.4 in
73.3 in
Front Width
61.1 in
63 in
Rear Width
61.9 in
64 in
Wheelbase
102.2 in
106.4 in
Ground Clearance
7.5 in
8.3 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 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.4 in
56.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.9 in
54.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36 in
36.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.6 in
56.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.5 in
54.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,574 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
3,500 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
50.2 ft³
47.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
23.5 ft³
20.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
20.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black Stone
  • Crystal White Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Fusion Red Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Onyx Black Metallic
  • Thunder Grey 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
  • Blonde, Leather Seating Surfaces w/Blonde Interior
  • Charcoal, Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
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

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
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
Optional
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional
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
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
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
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited 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 / Unlimited Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles