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2022 Buick Encore GX vs. 2022 Hyundai Venue Review

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2022 Buick
Encore GX

MSRP*: $24,400 to $30,600
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2022 Hyundai
Venue

MSRP*: $19,000 to $22,250
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MPG - City 26 - 29 MPG 29 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.2 ft3 31.9 ft3
Engine
  • 137-hp, 1.2-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 155-hp, 1.3-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 121-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 137 - 155 hp 121 hp
Exterior Length 171.4 in 159.1 in
Exterior Width 71.4 in 69.7 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.0 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 34.3 in
Head Room Front 39.7 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 38.4 - 39.4 in
Rear 38.6 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
The Buick Encore GX offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Hyundai Venue. The Buick Encore GX offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Venue, 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 GX as you will with the Hyundai Venue, 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). The Buick Encore GX will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Hyundai Venue, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Encore GX is much wider than the Hyundai Venue, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Buick Encore GX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Hyundai Venue.

Handling
The Buick Encore GX has a significantly larger turning radius than the Hyundai Venue, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Buick Encore GX has a little more horsepower than the Hyundai Venue.

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 Hyundai Venue.

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 Hyundai Venue. With the Buick Encore GX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Hyundai Venue.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Buick Encore GX than that of the Hyundai Venue.