Compare 2020 Buick Encore vs 2020 FIAT 500X

2020 Buick Encore
2020 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 $24,312 $25,220
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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Pop AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
500X Pop AWD 24 30 $24,358 $24,590
500X Sport AWD 24 30 $26,107 $26,895
500X Trekking AWD 24 30 $25,261 $25,995
500X Trekking Plus AWD 24 30 $28,551 $29,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,691
$24,358
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,800
$24,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$513 / month
$410 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
5.6
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 Fiat 500X is a stylish alternative to mainstream models but can be cramped inside.
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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 Shoulder Room (in)
52.5 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.82 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.8 91.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.65 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.75 34.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.58 39.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
50.08 52.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.18 54.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.78 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.25 63.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 29.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.62 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
100.6 101.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 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 - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.8 14.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
48.4 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 - -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 12.7
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 36.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
RAK TMF
Spare Tire Order Code
RVZ NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R18 P215/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
RAK TMF
Front Tire Size
P215/55R18 P215/60HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3358 3305
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16" x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 500
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
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
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
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 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.71
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.91
Trans Type
6 9
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
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 6.9
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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