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Buick Encore
2021 Buick Encore
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$23,200
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7.6
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Chevrolet Trax
2021 Chevrolet Trax
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$21,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.4
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Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class SUV
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class SUV
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$34,250
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9.1
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Overview

Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
221 hp
Torque
148 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
148 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
258 lb-ft
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr
N/A
Turning Diameter
36.7 ft
35.4 ft
N/A

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
16" x TBD
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
16" x TBD
N/A

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55R18
P205/70R16
N/A
Rear Tire
P215/55R18
P205/70R16
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
28 MPG
N/A
City
25 MPG
26 MPG
N/A
Highway
30 MPG
31 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 (2020) Tons/yr
6.3 (2020) Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
350 miles
364 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
434 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
168.35 in
167.2 in
N/A
Height
65.25 in
64.9 in
N/A
Max Width
70.1 in
69.9 in
N/A
Front Width
60.65 in
60.6 in
N/A
Rear Width
60.62 in
60.6 in
N/A
Wheelbase
100.6 in
100.6 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
6.22 in
6.2 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
40.82 in
40.8 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
39.58 in
39.6 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.18 in
54.1 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
51.65 in
51.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.75 in
35.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
38.78 in
38.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.5 in
52.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.08 in
50.7 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,237 lbs
3,124 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.4 ft³
48.4 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.8 ft³
18.7 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
  • Jet Black, Cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black/Light Ash Gray, Cloth seat trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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