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Compare 2020 Buick Encore vs 2020 Chevrolet Trax

2020 Buick Encore
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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 26 30 $23,176 $23,200
Encore FWD 4-Door Essence 26 30 $28,245 $29,300
Encore FWD 4-Door Preferred 26 30 $23,714 $24,600
Encore FWD 4-Door Sport Touring 26 30 $24,871 $25,800
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AWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Trax AWD 4-Door LS 24 29 $21,979 $22,800
Trax AWD 4-Door LT 24 29 $23,810 $24,700
Trax AWD 4-Door Premier 24 29 $28,052 $29,100
Trax FWD 4-Door LS 26 31 $20,533 $21,300
Trax FWD 4-Door LT 26 31 $22,364 $23,200
Trax FWD 4-Door Premier 26 31 $26,606 $27,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,691
$21,979
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,800
$22,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$513 / month
$380 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
4.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Buick Encore was a good choice for city slickers, but it’s showing its age in all the wrong ways The 2020 Chevy Trax crossover has a low price for a tall ride height–and not much else.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.5 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.82 40.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.8 92.8
Front Hip Room (in)
51.65 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.75 35.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.58 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
50.08 50.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.18 54.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.78 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.25 65.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.62 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
100.6 100.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.65 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.22 6.2
Length, Overall (in)
168.35 167.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 29.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.8 18.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 31.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 57.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
48.4 48.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.6 x 0.5 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.0 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 14
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RAK RAJ
Spare Tire Order Code
RVZ - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R18 P205/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
RAK RAJ
Front Tire Size
P215/55R18 P205/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3358 3267
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16" x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged I4 Turbocharged Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 148 @ 1850
Engine Order Code
LUV LUV
Displacement
1.4/83 1.4L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 138 @ 4900
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.96
Trans Order Code
MNK MNK
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.53 3.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.58
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.91
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Encore Chevrolet Trax
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 6.8
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 Buick Encore
  • 2020 Encore selection robust
  • $2,500 factory + Employer Pricing for all
  • Lease from $178 for 36 months
  • APR offers on pause
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2020 Chevrolet Trax
  • 2020 Trax selection still robust
  • 15% off MSRP for all buyers
  • Lease from $217 for 39 months with $0 down
  • Get 0% APR for 84 months
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