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Buick Encore GX vs. Buick Encore

When we compare the Buick Encore GX to the Buick Encore, the Buick Encore GX has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Buick Encore has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Buick Encore GX versus the Buick Encore, the Buick Encore is a better car than the Buick Encore GX.

Buick Encore GX versus Buick Encore Pricing

A used 2023 Buick Encore GX ranges from $25,388 to $35,072 while a used 2022 Buick Encore is priced between $23,743 to $29,419. For a new model, the Buick Encore GX's price is between $26,253 and $36,249, with the Buick Encore priced between $25,921 and $29,604.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Buick Encore GX’s base engine makes 137 horsepower, and the Buick Encore base engine makes 155 horsepower. The Encore GX is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 409 miles. The Encore is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 448 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the Buick Encore GX has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Buick Encore has the advantage in the area of rear head room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Buick Encore GX has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Buick Encore has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Buick Encore has higher safety ratings than the Buick Encore GX, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.50 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Buick Encore GX

2022 Buick Encore

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$26,253 - $36,249

Used Asking Price:

$25,388 - $35,072

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

49.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$25,921 - $29,604

Used Asking Price:

$23,743 - $29,419

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.3%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.5 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

7.2 / 10

Retained Value:

8.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

Luxury Subcompact SUVs with Best Resale Value

12 / 12

Luxury Crossover SUVs with Best Resale Value

40 / 67

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 12

Most Reliable Luxury Subcompact SUVs

2 / 12

Luxury Subcompact SUVs with Best Resale Value

6 / 12
10 / 67

Most Reliable Luxury Crossover SUVs

18 / 67

Luxury Crossover SUVs with Best Resale Value

20 / 67

Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

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Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Essence, Preferred, Select

Trim Levels

Preferred

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.50 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

137 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

162 foot-lbs @ 2500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.045 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

155 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

177 foot-lbs @ 2000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.049 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

3

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

29 / 31 / 30

Range (city/hwy):

383 / 409 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 32 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

336 / 448 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

N/A

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

N/A

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53.6 inches

Cargo Space:

23.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

50.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

117.8 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

52.5 inches

Cargo Space:

18.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

48.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

111.6 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3065 lbs

Width:

71.4 inches

Height:

64.1 inches

Length:

171.4 inches

Wheelbase:

102.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.5 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3195 lbs

Width:

70.1 inches

Height:

65.2 inches

Length:

168.4 inches

Wheelbase:

100.6 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.2 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

225/55R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum with painted accents

Tire Size:

P215/55R18