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2022 Buick Encore GX vs. 2022 Honda HR-V Review

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2022 Buick
Encore GX

MSRP*: $24,200 to $30,400
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2022 Honda
HR-V

MSRP*: $21,420 to $27,720
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MPG - City 26 - 29 MPG 26 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 32 MPG 31 - 34 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.2 ft3 55.9 - 58.8 ft3
Engine 137-hp, 1.2-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 155-hp, 1.3-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 141-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 137 - 155 hp 141 hp
Exterior Length 171.4 in 170.4 - 170.9 in
Exterior Width 71.4 in 69.8 - 70.5 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.0 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.3 in
Head Room Front 39.7 in
Rear 38.1 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 GX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Buick Encore GX will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda HR-V.

Convenience
The Honda HR-V requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Encore GX, 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). The Buick Encore GX is somewhat more expensive than the Honda HR-V.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Encore GX is much wider than the Honda HR-V, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Buick Encore GX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Honda HR-V.

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

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Buick Encore GX 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 GX and the Honda HR-V. The Buick Encore GX has less cargo space than the Honda HR-V, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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