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Buick Encore
2020 Buick Encore
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$23,200
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7.6
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Ford Edge
2020 Ford Edge
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$31,100
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8.1
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Volkswagen Atlas
2020 Volkswagen Atlas
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$31,545
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8.3
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Overview

Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-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: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
250 hp @ 5550 rpm
235 hp @ 4500 rpm
Torque
148 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
275 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.7 ft
39.3 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
18" x 8"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55R18
P245/60HR18
P245/60HR18
Rear Tire
P215/55R18
P245/60HR18
P245/60HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
24 MPG
24 MPG
City
25 MPG
21 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
29 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
7.3 (2019) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
18.4 gallons
18.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
350 miles
386.4 miles
409.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
533.6 miles
483.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
168.35 in
188.8 in
198.3 in
Height
65.25 in
68.3 in
70 in
Max Width
70.1 in
75.9 in
78.3 in
Front Width
60.65 in
64.8 in
67.2 in
Rear Width
60.62 in
64.7 in
67.8 in
Wheelbase
100.6 in
112.2 in
117.3 in
Ground Clearance
6.22 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.82 in
42.6 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.58 in
40.2 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.18 in
60.3 in
61.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.65 in
55.9 in
58.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.75 in
40.6 in
37.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.78 in
40.3 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.5 in
60.5 in
60.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.08 in
57.5 in
58 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
N/A
33.7 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
N/A
38.3 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
N/A
54.9 in
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
N/A
45.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,237 lbs
3,959 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,500 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.4 ft³
73.4 ft³
96.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.8 ft³
39.2 ft³
55.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
39.2 ft³
20.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Agate Black
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic, Build Out: 12/18/2019
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
N/A
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2020 Warranty Note
N/A
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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