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2014 Buick Encore

2014 BMW X1

  2014 Buick Encore 2014 BMW X1
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Invoice $23,193 $28,430
23/33 18/34
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Bottom Line The 2014 Buick Encore is one of very few subcompact premium crossovers, and it mostly does well in that role--but it could use more power. Read Full Review The 2014 BMW X1 has plenty of style and enthusiasm, although it's a little short on some of the versatility and utility you might expect. Read Full Review
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  • Interior quiet and calm
  • Well equipped, including IntelliLink
  • Roomy back seat, ample headroom
  • Flexible interior for good cargo space
  • Handsome two-tone interior trim


  • Overstyled to some eyes
  • Narrow cabin
  • Marginal performance, AWD especially
  • Gas mileage not all that good


  • Gutsy turbo four
  • Smooth, responsive eight-speed automatic
  • Steering feel (AWD models)
  • Highway gas mileage


  • Tight cargo space with back seats up
  • Boomy powertrains
  • Confusing secondary controls
  • Rearview camera is optional
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