2023 Buick Encore GX vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport | NewCars.com

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2023 Buick Encore GX vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review

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2023 Buick
Encore GX

MSRP*: $25,900 to $32,100
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2022 Mitsubishi
Outlander Sport

MSRP*: $21,795 to $28,045
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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
  • 137-hp, 1.2-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 155-hp, 1.3-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 148-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 168-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
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

*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.

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.

Handling
The Buick Encore GX has a larger turning radius than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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.