Compare Buick Encore vs Kia Sportage

Overview

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
155 hp @ 5600 rpm
181 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
177 lb-ft @ 2000-4000 rpm
175 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,237 lbs
3,305 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,653 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
26 MPG
City
24 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
16.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
336 miles
377.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
448 miles
492 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
168.35 in
176.4 in
Height
65.25 in
64.4 in
Max Width
70.1 in
73 in
Front Width
60.65 in
63.5 in
Rear Width
60.62 in
64 in
Wheelbase
100.6 in
105.1 in
Ground Clearance
6.22 in
6.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.82 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.58 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.18 in
57.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.65 in
54.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.75 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.78 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.5 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.08 in
51.2 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.4 ft³
60.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.8 ft³
30.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
30.7 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.7 ft
34.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18"" x 7""
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18"" x 7""
17" x 7"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55R18
P225/60HR17
Rear Tire
P215/55R18
P225/60HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Pacific Blue
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Steel Gray

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black Cherry
  • Hyper Red
  • Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
  • Shale, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, YES Essentials Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, YES Essentials Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
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
Not Available
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
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2022 Warranty
N/A
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