Compare 2020 BMW X1 vs 2021 Buick Encore

2020 BMW X1
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sDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X1 sDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle 24 33 $33,235 $35,200
X1 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle 23 31 $35,095 $37,200
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AWD 4-Door Preferred
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Encore AWD 4-Door Preferred N/A N/A $24,312 $25,220
Encore FWD 4-Door N/A N/A $23,176 $23,200
Encore FWD 4-Door Preferred N/A N/A $23,714 $24,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,235
$24,312
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,200
$25,220
Monthly Payment Estimate
$587 / month
$420 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 BMW X1 welcomes crossover shoppers into the luxury brand with a good price and nice features. The 2021 Buick Encore GX steals the parking spot left between the smallest mainstream and luxury crossovers.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.2 92.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 52.5
Front Head Room (in)
41.9 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 54.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37 35.7
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 40.8
Front Hip Room (in)
- 51.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 50.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.65
Length, Overall (in)
175.5 168.4
Height, Overall (in)
62.9 65.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 60.62
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 100.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.22
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.7 48.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
27.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.1 18.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
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 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.6 x 0.5
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR18 P215/55R18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
927 RAK
Spare Tire Order Code
NA RVZ
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR18 P215/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code
927 RAK
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3554 3358
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16" x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18" x 7"
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18" x 7"
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1450 177 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA LE2
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.4/85.4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
228 @ 5000 153 @ 5600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Turbocharged I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 - TBD -
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.746
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.52 4.584
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.53
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.912
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 2.940
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.18 2.964
Trans Order Code
205 MNK
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.446
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X1 Buick Encore
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link 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
6.6 - TBD -
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)
- - TBD -
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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2020 BMW X1
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  • Incentive: College graduate
  • Finance: 1.9% for 60 months
  • Lease: From $399 for 36 months
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