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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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Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class SUV
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class SUV
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$36,230
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9.1
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Mini John Cooper Works Countryman
2021 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman
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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
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 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
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
221 hp @ 5500 rpm
301 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
148 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1620 rpm
331 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18"" x TBD
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55R18
P235/55WR18
P225/40WR18
Rear Tire
P215/55R18
P235/55WR18
P225/40WR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
28 MPG
26 MPG
City
25 MPG
25 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
34 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 (2020) Tons/yr
6.4 Tons/yr
6.9 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14.8 gallons
16.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
350 miles
370 miles
370.3 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
503.2 miles
483 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
168.35 in
173.6 in
169.8 in
Height
65.25 in
63.4 in
61.3 in
Max Width
70.1 in
72.2 in
71.7 in
Front Width
60.65 in
63.2 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
60.62 in
63.2 in
61.7 in
Wheelbase
100.6 in
107.4 in
105.1 in
Ground Clearance
6.22 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.82 in
N/A
40.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.58 in
40.8 in
40.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.18 in
55.9 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.65 in
57.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.75 in
N/A
37.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.78 in
38.1 in
38.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.5 in
54.8 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.08 in
57.2 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,237 lbs
N/A
3,790 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.4 ft³
N/A
47.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.8 ft³
N/A
17.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
N/A
17.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Night Black
  • Polar White
  • John Cooper Works Rebel Green
  • MINI Yours Enigmatic Black Metallic
  • Moonwalk Grey Metallic
  • Sage Green Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • Chili Red
  • Island Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Thunder Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Cloth with leatherette seat trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery w/DINAMICA Inserts
  • Macchiato Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black Pearl, Cloth/Leatherette Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Dinamica/Cloth Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Dinamica/Cloth Upholstery w/ZHI/ZSG
  • Carbon Black, Dinamica/Leather Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Leather Cross Punch Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Sensatec Leatherette Upholstery
  • Indigo Blue, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery
  • Malt Brown, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery
  • Satellite Grey, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, MINI Yours Lounge Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Optional
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
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
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

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
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Optional
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles