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2022 Buick Encore GX vs. 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review

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2022 Buick
Encore GX

MSRP*: $24,200 to $30,600
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2021 Mitsubishi
Outlander Sport

MSRP*: $20,995 to $26,995
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Invoice* $23,329 to $29,498 $20,726 to $26,230
MPG - City 26 - 29 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 32 MPG 28 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.2 ft3 49.5 ft3
Engine I-3 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 137 - 155 hp 148 - 168 hp
Exterior Length 171.4 in 171.9 in
Exterior Width 71.4 in 71.3 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.0 in
Front 41.6 in
Rear 36.3 in
Head Room Front 39.7 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.9 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 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
The Buick Encore GX offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Buick Encore GX and the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Convenience
With the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, 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 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. 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 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Dimensions
The Buick Encore GX is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. When looking at overall length, the Buick Encore GX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Performance
The Buick Encore GX has a little more horsepower than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

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

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Buick Encore GX is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.