Compare 2020 Buick Encore vs 2019 Hyundai Tucson

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AWD 4-Door Essence
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Essence 24 29 N/A N/A
AWD 4-Door Preferred 24 29 N/A N/A
AWD 4-Door Sport Touring 24 29 N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door 25 30 N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door Essence 25 30 N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door Preferred 25 30 N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door Sport Touring 25 30 N/A N/A
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FWD SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD SE 23 30 $22,338 $23,200
AWD SE 22 25 $23,661 $24,600
FWD Value 23 30 $23,708 $24,650
FWD SEL 22 28 $24,606 $25,600
FWD ULEV SEL 22 28 $24,606 $25,600
AWD Value 22 25 $25,031 $26,050
AWD SEL 21 26 $25,929 $27,000
FWD Sport 22 28 $26,452 $27,700
FWD Limited 22 28 $27,436 $28,900
AWD Sport 21 26 $27,768 $29,100
AWD Limited 21 26 $28,745 $30,300
FWD Night 22 28 $29,225 $30,650
FWD Ultimate 22 28 $29,913 $31,550
AWD Night 21 26 $30,541 $32,050
AWD ULEV Night 21 26 $30,541 $32,050
AWD Ultimate 21 26 $31,222 $32,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$22,338
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$23,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
N/A
$387 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
6.3
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 2019 Hyundai Tucson hot-swaps one of its 4-cylinder engines, and ups its safety game.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.75 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.58 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.8 102.2
Second Hip Room (in)
50.08 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.18 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.78 39.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.5 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
40.82 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.65 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.65 63.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.22 6.4
Length, Overall (in)
168.35 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
65.25 64.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.62 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
100.6 105.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.8 31
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 61.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - 31
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.6 x 0.5 11.9
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 16.4
Steering
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 34.9
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R18 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
RAK NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55R18 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RAK NA
Spare Tire Order Code
RVZ NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3358 3309
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16" x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18" x - TBD - 17 X 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 150 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
LUV NA
Displacement
1.4/83 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 161 @ 6200
Engine Type
Turbocharged I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 (2019) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 (2019) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 (2019) 23
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.40
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.83
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front 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 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.73
Trans Order Code
MNK NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.53 3.51
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Encore Hyundai Tucson
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 (2019) 6.7
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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