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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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2021 GMC Terrain
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7.1
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2021 Toyota Highlander
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Overview

Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-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: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.5-liter Turbo Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
170 hp @ 5600 rpm
295 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
148 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
203 @ 2000 - 4000
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
17" x 7.0"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
17" x 7.0"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
4-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55R18
P225/65R17
P235/65VR18
Rear Tire
P215/55R18
P225/65R17
P235/65VR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
6.6 (2020) Tons/yr
7.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14.9 gallons
17.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
350 miles
387.4 miles
375.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
447 miles
519.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
168.35 in
182.3 in
194.9 in
Height
65.25 in
65.4 in
68.1 in
Max Width
70.1 in
72.4 in
76 in
Front Width
60.65 in
62.3 in
65.3 in
Rear Width
60.62 in
62.5 in
65.4 in
Wheelbase
100.6 in
107.3 in
112.2 in
Ground Clearance
6.22 in
6.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.82 in
40.9 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.58 in
40 in
39.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.18 in
57.2 in
59 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.65 in
54.4 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.75 in
39.7 in
41 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.78 in
38.5 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.5 in
55.6 in
58.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.08 in
51.8 in
57 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
N/A
27.7 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
N/A
36.1 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
N/A
55 in
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
N/A
45.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,237 lbs
3,449 lbs
4,145 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
5,000 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.4 ft³
63.3 ft³
84.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.8 ft³
29.6 ft³
48.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
N/A
16 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
  • Jet Black, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
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
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
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
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles