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2022 Buick Encore GX vs. 2020 Dodge Journey Review

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2022 Buick
Encore GX

MSRP*: $24,200 to $30,600
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2020 Dodge
Journey

MSRP*: $23,675 to $28,595
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Invoice* $23,329 to $29,498 $23,437 to $27,660
MPG - City 26 - 29 MPG 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 50.2 ft3 67.6 ft3
Engine I-3 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 137 - 155 hp 173 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,000 lbs
Exterior Length 171.4 in 192.4 in
Exterior Width 71.4 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.0 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 36.1 in
Head Room Front 39.7 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 39.2 - 40.8 in
Rear 39.2 - 39.9 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Journey than in the Buick Encore GX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Dodge Journey offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Buick Encore GX, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Dodge Journey, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Buick Encore GX, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 GX is somewhat more expensive than the Dodge Journey. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Buick Encore GX carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Journey.

Dimensions
The Buick Encore GX is a little narrower than the Dodge Journey, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Buick Encore GX, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Dodge Journey.

Performance
The Buick Encore GX has a little less horsepower than the Dodge Journey.

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

Utility
The Buick Encore GX has less seating than the Dodge Journey, making the Dodge Journey the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Buick Encore GX has significantly less cargo capacity than the Dodge Journey.

Warranty
The Buick Encore GX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Dodge Journey.