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2021 Buick Encore vs. 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer Review

New 2021 Buick Encore

2021 Buick
Encore

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New 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

2021 Chevrolet
Trailblazer

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MSRP*
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$23,200 to $25,220
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$19,000 to $27,000
Invoice* $23,177 to $24,312 $18,981 to $26,028
MPG - City 24 - 25 26 - 29
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 30 - 33
Engine(s) Inline-4 I-3
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Trailblazer than in the Buick Encore, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Buick Encore and the Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Buick Encore, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Trailblazer.

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 Chevrolet Trailblazer. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Buick Encore and the Chevrolet Trailblazer have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Buick Encore is a little narrower than the Chevrolet Trailblazer, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Buick Encore is slightly shorter than the Chevrolet Trailblazer, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Buick Encore doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Performance
The Buick Encore has a little less horsepower than the Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Buick Encore and the Chevrolet Trailblazer. The Buick Encore has less cargo space than the Chevrolet Trailblazer, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Buick Encore comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Trailblazer.