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2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Buick Encore Review

New 2021 Jeep Wrangler

2021 Jeep
Wrangler

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New 2021 Buick Encore

2021 Buick
Encore

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MSRP*
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$28,295 to $38,695
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$23,200 to $25,220
Invoice* $27,796 to $36,902 $23,177 to $24,312
MPG - City 17 24 - 25
MPG - Hwy 25 29 - 30
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 5
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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler than in the Buick Encore. The Jeep Wrangler will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Encore.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Wrangler as you will with the Buick Encore, 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 Jeep Wrangler is somewhat more expensive than the Buick Encore. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Wrangler is much higher than that for the Buick Encore.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Wrangler is much wider than the Buick Encore, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Wrangler takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Buick Encore.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Jeep Wrangler does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Buick Encore.

Handling
The Jeep Wrangler has a smaller turning radius than the Buick Encore, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Wrangler greatly out-muscles the Buick Encore.

Utility
The Jeep Wrangler has less seating than the Buick Encore, making the Buick Encore the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Jeep Wrangler has significantly less cargo capacity than the Buick Encore.

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