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2014 Buick Encore vs. 2014 Jeep Compass Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Compass than in the Buick Encore, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Compass offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Buick Encore, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Encore as you will with the Jeep Compass, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Buick Encore is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Compass. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Buick Encore will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Jeep Compass.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Encore is much slimmer than the Jeep Compass, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Buick Encore is slightly shorter than the Jeep Compass, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Buick Encore transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Jeep Compass.

Handling
The Buick Encore has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Compass, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Buick Encore has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Compass.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Buick Encore and the Jeep Compass. The Buick Encore has significantly less cargo capacity than the Jeep Compass.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Buick Encore than that of the Jeep Compass.

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2014 Buick
Encore

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MSRP*: $24,160 - $30,465

2014 Jeep
Compass

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MSRP*: $18,795 - $27,995
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.17%
City MPG: 23 - 25
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
21 - 23
Highway MPG: 30 - 33 27 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,194 - $29,246 $18,583 - $26,951

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