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Buick Encore
2021 Buick Encore
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$23,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.6
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Ford Escape
2020 Ford Escape
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$24,885
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.0
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Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
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$27,975
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8.9
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Overview

Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Gas
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
181 hp @ 6000 rpm
185 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
148 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
190 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Short And Long Arm
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55R18
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR17
Rear Tire
P215/55R18
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
30 MPG
24 MPG
City
25 MPG
27 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
33 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 (2020) Tons/yr
5.9 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14.7 gallons
18.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
350 miles
396.9 miles
394.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
485.1 miles
507.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
168.35 in
180.5 in
187.8 in
Height
65.25 in
66.1 in
66.1 in
Max Width
70.1 in
74.1 in
74.4 in
Front Width
60.65 in
62.4 in
64.3 in
Rear Width
60.62 in
61.8 in
64.7 in
Wheelbase
100.6 in
106.7 in
108.9 in
Ground Clearance
6.22 in
N/A
7.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.82 in
42.4 in
44.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.58 in
40 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.18 in
57.6 in
59.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.65 in
55.2 in
57.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.75 in
38.9 in
40.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.78 in
39.3 in
39.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.5 in
56 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.08 in
53.3 in
56.3 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,237 lbs
3,299 lbs
3,735 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
2,000 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.4 ft³
65.4 ft³
71.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.8 ft³
37.5 ft³
35.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
37.5 ft³
35.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Dark Persian Green Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Sedona Orange Metallic, Build Out: 12/16/2019
  • Velocity Blue Metallic
  • Calypso Red
  • Earthy Bronze
  • Lava Orange
  • Machine Gray, Build out: 10/01/2019
  • Portofino Gray
  • Quartz White
  • Rainforest
  • Scarlet Red, Build out: 10/01/2019
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
  • Stormy Sea
  • Symphony Silver, Build out: 10/01/2019
  • Twilight Black

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
N/A
  • Black/Beige, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Black/Black, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Espresso/Gray, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
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
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
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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