Compare 2013 BMW X1 vs 2013 Buick Encore

2013 BMW X1
2013 Buick Encore
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AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive28i 22 33 $29,900 $32,500
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 18 27 $35,510 $38,600
X1 RWD 4-Door 28i 24 34 $28,335 $30,800
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Encore AWD 4-Door 23 30 $24,672 $25,700
Encore AWD 4-Door Convenience 23 30 $25,449 $26,510
Encore AWD 4-Door Leather 23 30 $27,081 $28,210
Encore AWD 4-Door Premium 23 30 $28,502 $29,690
Encore FWD 4-Door 25 33 $23,232 $24,200
Encore FWD 4-Door Convenience 25 33 $24,009 $25,010
Encore FWD 4-Door Leather 25 33 $25,641 $26,710
Encore FWD 4-Door Premium 25 33 $27,062 $28,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,900
$24,672
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,500
$25,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$542 / month
$428 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
In our first drive, the 2013 BMW X1 seems a little more enthusiastic than it is versatile. The 2013 Buick Encore does nearly everything a pint-sized premium crossover should do--minus a few dozen horsepower, that is.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 50.10
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.00 54.10
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
40.00 38.80
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.00 52.50
Front Leg Room (in)
41.40 40.80
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.70
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.90 35.70
Front Head Room (in)
41.00 39.60
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.10 60.60
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.60 6.20
Length, Overall (in)
176.50 168.40
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
60.80 65.20
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.20 60.60
Wheelbase (in)
108.70 100.60
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.80 69.90
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
14.80 48.40
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.70 18.80
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 10.6 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.60 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.5 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.72
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RAK
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P215/55R18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA RAK
Spare Tire Order Code
NA RVZ
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P215/55R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3726 3309
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.4/83
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000 - 6500 138 @ 4900
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic fuel injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1250 - 4800 148 @ 1850
Engine Order Code
N20 LUV
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.91
Trans Type
8 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA MHB
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.58
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
BMW X1 Buick Encore
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 6.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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