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2018 Buick Encore vs. 2018 Jeep Wrangler Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler than in the Buick Encore, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Encore.

Convenience
The Jeep Wrangler requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Encore, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Buick Encore or the Jeep Wrangler, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Buick Encore carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Encore is much slimmer than the Jeep Wrangler, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Buick Encore takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Jeep Wrangler.

Drivetrain
The Buick Encore has much lower torque than the Jeep Wrangler, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Encore has a lot less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler.

Utility
The Buick Encore offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Wrangler, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Buick Encore, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Jeep Wrangler.

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

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2018 Buick
Encore

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MSRP*: $22,990 - $32,100

2018 Jeep
Wrangler

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MSRP*: $27,495 - $37,495
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City MPG: 24 - 25 17
Highway MPG: 30 - 33 N/A
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 4
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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $22,875 - $30,816 $27,060 - $35,710

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.