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2014 Buick Encore

2014 Ford C-Max

  2014 Buick Encore 2014 Ford C-Max
MSRP
$24,160
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Invoice $23,193 N/A
MPG
City/Highway
23/33 N/A
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
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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 Compared to the Toyota Prius, the 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi provide more driving enjoyment as well as a more comfortable, stylish interior -- even if they don't quite measure up in real-world fuel efficiency. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Interior quiet and calm
  • Well equipped, including IntelliLink
  • Roomy back seat, ample headroom
  • Flexible interior for good cargo space
  • Handsome two-tone interior trim

Dislikes:

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

Likes:

  • A worthy rival to the Prius
  • Stylish and high-quality interior
  • Quiet, refined interior
  • Perky driving feel
  • Useful plug-in Energi model

Dislikes:

  • A design that's too vanlike for some
  • Some controls almost out of view
  • Load floor higher than tailgate opening
  • No all-wheel-drive option
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