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2022 Buick Encore vs. 2021 Ford EcoSport Review

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2022 Buick
Encore

MSRP*: $24,600 to $25,220
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2021 Ford
EcoSport

MSRP*: $20,395 to $28,345
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Invoice* $23,714 to $24,312 $19,987 to $27,778
MPG - City 23 - 24 MPG 23 - 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 48.4 ft3 50.0 ft3
Engine Inline-4 I-3, Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 155 hp 123 - 166 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,400 - 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 168.4 in 161.3 in
Exterior Width 70.1 in 69.5 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 35.8 in
Front 42.9 in
Rear 36.7 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.8 in
Front 39.6 in
Rear 37.5 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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
The Buick Encore offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Ford EcoSport, with comparable head- and legroom. The Ford EcoSport 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 Buick Encore requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford EcoSport, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick Encore will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford EcoSport. 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 Ford EcoSport.

Dimensions
The Buick Encore is about the same width as the Ford EcoSport. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Buick Encore, which is slightly longer than the Ford EcoSport.

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

Performance
The Buick Encore has a little less horsepower than the Ford EcoSport.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Buick Encore transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Ford EcoSport.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Buick Encore and the Ford EcoSport. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Buick Encore as you will in the Ford EcoSport.

Warranty
The Buick Encore comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford EcoSport.