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2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer vs. 2020 Buick Encore GX Review

New 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

2021 Chevrolet
Trailblazer

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New 2020 Buick Encore GX

2020 Buick
Encore GX

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MSRP*
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$19,000 to $27,000
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$24,100 to $30,500
Invoice* $18,981 to $26,028 $23,232 to $29,402
MPG - City 26 - 29 26
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 29 - 30
Engine(s) I-3 I-3
Seating Capacity 5 5
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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Trailblazer than in the Buick Encore GX. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Chevrolet Trailblazer and the Buick Encore GX.

Convenience
With the Buick Encore GX, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Trailblazer, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Trailblazer will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Buick Encore GX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Trailblazer and the Buick Encore GX have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Chevrolet Trailblazer doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Buick Encore GX.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Trailblazer and the Buick Encore GX.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Trailblazer and the Buick Encore GX. The Chevrolet Trailblazer has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Buick Encore GX.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Trailblazer comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Buick Encore GX.