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Compare 2015 BMW X1 vs 2015 Buick Encore

2015 BMW X1
2015 Buick Encore
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AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive28i 22 32 $30,860 $33,000
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 18 27 $36,470 $39,100
X1 RWD 4-Door sDrive28i 23 34 $29,205 $31,200
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Encore AWD 4-Door 23 30 $24,542 $25,565
Encore AWD 4-Door Convenience 23 30 $26,548 $27,655
Encore AWD 4-Door Leather 23 30 $28,272 $29,450
Encore AWD 4-Door Premium 23 30 $29,697 $30,935
Encore FWD 4-Door 25 33 $23,102 $24,065
Encore FWD 4-Door Convenience 25 33 $25,108 $26,155
Encore FWD 4-Door Leather 25 33 $26,832 $27,950
Encore FWD 4-Door Premium 25 33 $28,257 $29,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,860
$24,542
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,000
$25,565
Monthly Payment Estimate
$550 / month
$426 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 BMW X1 runs a little short on versatility, but it's big on style and enthusiasm. The 2015 Buick Encore could use a little power, but it's otherwise a mostly solid entry into a very small segment.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55 54.18
Second Leg Room (in)
34.9 35.75
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.82
Second Head Room (in)
39.7 38.78
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 52.55
Front Head Room (in)
41.3 39.58
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 51.65
Second Hip Room (in)
- 50.08
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 92.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
60.8 65.26
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.62
Wheelbase (in)
108.7 100.60
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 69.85
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 60.62
Length, Overall (in)
176.5 168.41
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.22
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
25 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25 18.80
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
56 48.40
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - 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 10.6 x 0.5
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 14.0
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 36.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.72
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA RAK
Spare Tire Order Code
NA RVZ
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P215/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RAK
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P215/55R18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3726 3358
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16"
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.4/83
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000 138 @ 4900
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Turbocharged I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Electronic fuel injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1450 148 @ 1850
Engine Order Code
NA LUV
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.53
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.91
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.96
Trans Order Code
205 MHB
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.58
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
BMW X1 Buick Encore
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 (Est) 6.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 6.9
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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