Compare 2016 Buick Encore vs 2016 BMW X1

2016 Buick Encore
2016 BMW X1
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 25 33 $23,102 $24,065
AWD 4-Door 23 30 $24,542 $25,565
FWD 4-Door Convenience 25 33 $25,300 $26,355
FWD 4-Door Sport Touring 28 34 $26,256 $27,350
AWD 4-Door Convenience 23 30 $26,740 $27,855
FWD 4-Door Leather 25 33 $27,168 $28,300
AWD 4-Door Sport Touring 26 32 $27,696 $28,850
FWD 4-Door Premium 25 33 $28,593 $29,785
AWD 4-Door Leather 23 30 $28,608 $29,800
AWD 4-Door Premium 23 30 $30,033 $31,285
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AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Brazil xDrive28i 22 32 $32,515 $34,800
AWD 4-Door xDrive28i 22 32 $32,515 $34,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,102
$32,515
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,065
$34,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$401 / month
$580 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Buick Encore masks its economy-car roots well, but tepid performance keeps its from earning a premium label. The 2016 BMW X1 is heavy on sport and light on utility -- a combination that's likely to please a number of buyers.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.18 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.78 39.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.55 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
40.82 40.4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.65 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.75 37
Front Head Room (in)
39.58 42
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.8 101.2
Second Hip Room (in)
50.08 -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.22 -
Length, Overall (in)
168.41 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
65.26 63.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.62 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.60 105.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.85 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.62 61.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
48.40 58.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - 27.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.80 27.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (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)
10.6 x 0.5 -
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.0 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 16.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.72 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/55R18 P225/50HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
RAK NA
Spare Tire Order Code
RVZ NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R18 P225/50HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
RAK NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3237 3660
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16" x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 210
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 228 @ 5000
Engine Type
Turbocharged I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 258 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
LUV NA
Displacement
1.4/83 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 32
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.14
Trans Order Code
MNK 205
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.53 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.71
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sports Activity Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Buick Encore BMW X1
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 7.1
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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