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2022 Buick Encore vs. 2022 Honda HR-V Review

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2022 Buick
Encore

MSRP*: $24,600 to $25,220
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Picture of the 2022 Honda HR-V

2022 Honda
HR-V

MSRP*: $21,870 to $28,170
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MPG - City 23 - 24 MPG 26 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 32 MPG 31 - 34 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 48.4 ft3 55.9 - 58.8 ft3
Engine
  • 155-hp, 1.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 141-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 155 hp 141 hp
Exterior Length 168.4 in 170.4 - 170.9 in
Exterior Width 70.1 in 69.8 - 70.5 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 35.8 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.3 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.8 in
Front 37.6 - 39.5 in
Rear 38.3 in

*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 Honda HR-V than in the Buick Encore, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Buick Encore offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda HR-V, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Encore as you will with the Honda HR-V, 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). Whether you pick the Buick Encore or the Honda HR-V, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Buick Encore is about the same width as the Honda HR-V. When looking at overall length, the Buick Encore takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Honda HR-V.

Handling
The Buick Encore has the same turning radius as the Honda HR-V, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Buick Encore has a little more horsepower than the Honda HR-V.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Buick Encore does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Honda HR-V.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Buick Encore and the Honda HR-V. The Buick Encore has significantly less cargo capacity than the Honda HR-V.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Buick Encore than that of the Honda HR-V.