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2021 Buick Encore GX vs. 2021 Jeep Renegade Review

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2021 Buick
Encore GX

MSRP*: $24,200 to $30,600
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2021 Jeep
Renegade

MSRP*: $22,850 to $29,525
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Invoice* $23,329 to $29,498 $22,581 to $28,864
MPG - City 26 - 28 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 31 MPG 27 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.2 ft3 50.8 ft3
Engine I-3 Inline-4
Transmission Automatic, Continuously Variable Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 137 - 155 hp 177 - 180 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 171.4 in 166.6 in
Exterior Width 71.4 in 74.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.0 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 35.1 in
Head Room Front 39.7 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 40.5 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** ****

**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 Jeep Renegade than in the Buick Encore GX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Renegade will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Encore GX.

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 Jeep Renegade, 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 is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Renegade. 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 Jeep Renegade.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Encore GX is much slimmer than the Jeep Renegade, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Buick Encore GX, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Renegade.

Performance
The Buick Encore GX has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Renegade.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Buick Encore GX and the Jeep Renegade are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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 Jeep Renegade. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Buick Encore GX as you will in the Jeep Renegade.

Warranty
The Buick Encore GX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Renegade.