2015 Jeep Patriot vs. 2015 Buick Encore Review

Comparison Review

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. The Jeep Patriot has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Buick Encore.

The basic warranty of the Jeep Patriot is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Buick Encore.

Watch Video

Compare the 2015 Jeep Patriot and the 2015 Buick Encore.

Get your best price before going to the dealer!

2015 Jeep

More Details & Photos New 2015 Jeep Patriot
MSRP*: $16,695 - $26,695

2015 Buick

More Details & Photos New 2015 Buick Encore
MSRP*: $24,065 - $30,935
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $250
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 2.39%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.19% As low as 4.29%
City MPG: 21 - 23 23 - 25
Highway MPG: 27 - 30 30 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $16,539 - $25,672 $23,102 - $29,698

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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.

Monthly Trend for:
2015 Jeep Patriot

No Days On Lot Data

No Data

Monthly Trend for:
2015 Buick Encore

No Days On Lot Data

No Data

Car Chooser

Still Deciding?

Use Car Chooser from to narrow your new car search by body type, price, make, fuel economy and much more!

Compare your contenders side by side and review the details of each new car you've filtered down to. See available styles, options, rebates and incentives for the models you're looking at.

There's no other tool quite like it!

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.