Compare 2019 Buick Encore vs 2019 FIAT 500X

2019 Buick Encore
2019 FIAT 500X
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AWD 4-Door Essence
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Encore AWD 4-Door Essence 24 29 $29,691 $30,800
Encore AWD 4-Door Preferred 24 29 $25,160 $26,100
Encore AWD 4-Door Sport Touring 24 29 $26,317 $27,300
Encore FWD 4-Door 25 30 $23,176 $23,200
Encore FWD 4-Door Essence 25 30 $28,245 $29,300
Encore FWD 4-Door Preferred 25 30 $23,714 $24,600
Encore FWD 4-Door Sport Touring 25 30 $24,871 $25,800
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120th Anniversary Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
500X 120th Anniversary Edition AWD 24 30 $24,518 $24,740
500X Blue Sky Edition AWD 24 30 $24,518 $24,740
500X Pop AWD 24 30 $24,518 $24,740
500X Trekking AWD 24 30 $25,497 $26,245
500X Trekking Plus AWD 24 30 $28,473 $29,445
500X Urbana Edition AWD 24 30 $25,497 $26,245

Pricing

Invoice Price

$29,691
$24,518

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$30,800
$24,740

Monthly Payment Estimate

$513 / month
$412 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

5.8
5.6

TCC’s Bottom Line

Small luxury crossovers are hot, but the 2019 Buick Encore offers a decidedly calm option. It's cute and affordable, but lacks some options found on others. The 2019 Fiat 500X is a stylish crossover SUV that’s outclassed in some ways.

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Fuel Economy

City

24 mpg 24 mpg

Highway

29 mpg 30 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in)

35.75 34.8

Front Head Room (in)

39.58 39.1

Passenger Volume (ft³)

92.8 91.7

Second Hip Room (in)

50.08 52.2

Front Shoulder Room (in)

54.18 54.3

Second Head Room (in)

38.78 37.8

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

52.50 52.8

Front Leg Room (in)

40.82 41.4

Front Hip Room (in)

51.65 53.3

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

70.10 70.7

Track Width, Front (in)

60.65 60.7

Min Ground Clearance (in)

6.22 -

Length, Overall (in)

168.35 167.2

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - -

Height, Overall (in)

65.25 63.7

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - 29.8

Track Width, Rear (in)

60.62 60.7

Wheelbase (in)

100.60 101.2

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

48.40 39.8

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

- TBD - 14.1

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

18.80 14.1

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.8 x 1.0 12

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 11

Brake Type

Pwr 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

14.0 12.7

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

N/A -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

- TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

36.7 36.3

Steering Type

Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

- TBD - -

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P215/55R18 P215/55HR18

Rear Tire Order Code

RAK TA1

Front Tire Size

P215/55R18 P215/55HR18

Spare Tire Size

Compact NA

Front Tire Order Code

RAK TA1

Spare Tire Order Code

RVZ 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)

3358 3305

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material

Steel NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

18" x - TBD - 18 X 7

Spare Wheel Size (in)

16" x - TBD - NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18" x - TBD - 18 X 7

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- TBD - -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - 500

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

130 150

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

148 @ 1850 210 @ 6500

Engine Order Code

LUV EYF

Displacement

1.4/83 1.3 L/81

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

138 @ 4900 177 @ 5500

Engine Type

Turbocharged I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

29 30

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

24 24

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

26 26

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.91 1.91

Trans Type

6 9

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

NA -

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.00

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.94 3.83

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.96 2.84

Trans Order Code

MNK DFH

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.53 3.73

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.45 1.38

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic w/OD

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

NA -

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.75 0.81

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.58 4.71

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.70

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.58

Summary

Vehicle Name

Buick Encore FIAT 500X

Body Style

Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

NA -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs Strut

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

MacPherson Strut Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

6.8 6.9

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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