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2015 Buick Encore vs. 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Buick Encore, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Encore as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick Encore will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. 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 Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Encore is much slimmer than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Buick Encore, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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

Handling
The Buick Encore has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to much more easily 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 Unlimited.

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 Wrangler Unlimited. The Buick Encore has significantly less cargo capacity than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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

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2015 Buick
Encore

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MSRP*: $24,065 - $30,935

2015 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*: $26,595 - $35,495
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.84%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 23 - 25 16
Highway MPG: 30 - 33 20 - 21
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $23,102 - $29,698 $25,874 - $33,441

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Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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