2020 Buick Encore GX vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler | NewCars.com

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2020 Buick Encore GX vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Review

New 2020 Buick Encore GX

2020 Buick
Encore GX

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New 2021 Jeep Wrangler

2021 Jeep
Wrangler

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MSRP*
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$24,100 to $30,500
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$28,295 to $38,695
Invoice* $23,232 to $29,402 $27,796 to $36,902
MPG - City 26 17
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 N/A
Engine(s) I-3 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 4
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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 Wrangler than in the Buick Encore GX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler 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
The Jeep Wrangler 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick Encore GX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Wrangler. 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 Wrangler.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Encore GX is much slimmer than the Jeep Wrangler, 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 Wrangler.

Drivetrain
The Buick Encore GX has much lower torque than the Jeep Wrangler, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Encore GX has a lot less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler.

Utility
The Buick Encore GX offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Wrangler, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Buick Encore GX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Jeep Wrangler.

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