Compare 2017 Buick Encore vs 2017 Mazda CX-3

2017 Buick Encore
2017 Mazda CX-3
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AWD 4-Door Essence
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Encore AWD 4-Door Essence 24 30 $29,342 $30,565
Encore AWD 4-Door Preferred 24 30 $24,830 $25,865
Encore AWD 4-Door Preferred II 24 30 $27,230 $28,365
Encore AWD 4-Door Premium 24 30 $30,686 $31,965
Encore AWD 4-Door Sport Touring 24 30 $25,982 $27,065
Encore FWD 4-Door 25 33 $22,875 $22,990
Encore FWD 4-Door Essence 25 33 $27,902 $29,065
Encore FWD 4-Door Preferred 25 33 $23,390 $24,365
Encore FWD 4-Door Preferred II 25 33 $25,790 $26,865
Encore FWD 4-Door Premium 25 33 $29,246 $30,465
Encore FWD 4-Door Sport Touring 25 33 $24,542 $25,565
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Grand Touring AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-3 Grand Touring AWD 27 32 $25,495 $26,240
CX-3 Grand Touring FWD 29 34 $24,283 $24,990
CX-3 Sport AWD 27 32 $20,615 $21,210
CX-3 Sport FWD 29 34 $19,403 $19,960
CX-3 Touring AWD 27 32 $22,555 $23,210
CX-3 Touring FWD 29 34 $21,343 $21,960
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,342
$25,495
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,565
$26,240
Monthly Payment Estimate
$509 / month
$437 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Buick Encore reaches for the compact-luxury stars, but it falls shy on styling and front-seat space. The 2017 Mazda CX-3 keeps the most attractive features from last year: its price and its handling.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.78 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.55 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.82 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.65 52.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.75 35
Front Head Room (in)
39.58 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.8 86.3
Second Hip Room (in)
50.08 49
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.18 53.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.22 6.2
Length, Overall (in)
168.41 168.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
65.26 60.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.62 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
100.60 101.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.85 69.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.62 60
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - 10.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 30.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.80 10.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 39.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 56.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
48.40 42.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.6 x 0.5 11.1
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.0 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.72 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/55R18 P215/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RAK NA
Spare Tire Order Code
RVZ NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R18 P215/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
RAK NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3358 2952
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16" x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 18 X 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 146 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 146 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
LUV NA
Displacement
1.4/83 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 32
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.02
Trans Order Code
MNK NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.53 4.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.55
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.45
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Buick Encore Mazda CX-3
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
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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