Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Patriot than in the Buick Encore. The Jeep Patriot offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Buick Encore, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Patriot as you will with the Buick Encore, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.
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). Clearly, the Jeep Patriot is a better financial choice over the Buick Encore, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Jeep Patriot will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Buick Encore.
The Jeep Patriot is a little narrower than the Buick Encore, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Patriot, which is slightly longer than the Buick Encore.
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Patriot doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Buick Encore.
The Jeep Patriot has a smaller turning radius than the Buick Encore, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
The Jeep Patriot has a little more horsepower than the Buick Encore.
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Patriot and the Buick Encore. With the Jeep Patriot, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Buick Encore.
The basic warranty of the Jeep Patriot is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Buick Encore.
Compare the 2014 Jeep Patriot and the 2014 Buick Encore.
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MSRP*: $16,195 - $26,395
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MSRP*: $24,160 - $30,465
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,000||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.14%||--|
|City MPG:||21 - 23||23 - 25|
|Highway MPG:||27 - 30||30 - 33|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$16,064 - $25,388||$23,194 - $29,246|
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