What's The Difference?

Buick offers two models that are similar in name, but different in style. If you are deciding between the Buick Encore v. Buick Encore GX, let our experts help! Tom Ahl Buick GMC has both of these models in stock, and our staff is well-versed on the features and specs that each of them offer. We have compiled three solid differences to help paint a picture of contrast between these two Buick SUV models. The comparisons are close, but we've concluded that the crossover Buick Encore GX slots above the Buick Encore. We'll let you decide!

Comparing the Buick Encore v. Buick Encore GX

What is the difference between the Buick Encore and Encore GX? Well for starters, both models seat up to five passengers and have a similar starting price. However, when measuring the amount of space for the Buick Encore v. Buick Encore GX, the crossover GX has 50.2 cu.ft. compared to the Encore's 48.4 cu.ft. cargo capacity. The base Buick Encore equips a standard 1.4L Turbo engine that offers an EPA-estimated 24 MPG in the city, 32 MPG on the highway, and 27 MPG combined. This is pretty impressive, but the base Buick Encore GX is powered by a standard ECOTEC 1.2L Turbo engine, averaging higher with 28 MPG city, 31 MPG highway, and 29 MPG combined.

On the topic of safety, the Buick Encore GX comes standard with the Buick Driver Confidence package, including features such as Automatic Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Following Distance Indicator, IntelliBeam, and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning. Most of these technologies are available for the Buick Encore, but are optional. One last reason why the Buick Encore GX outshines the model before it is the automatic dual-zone climate control experience, giving you and your passengers the freedom to acclimate to your preference. Both vehicles, however, offer the Buick® Infotainment System with 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, Buick QuietTuning™ technology, and keyless entry for your utmost enjoyment.

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Overall, either choice is a great selection, but the Buick Encore GX is slightly more efficient and practical. We hope that glancing over our tips about the Buick Encore v. Buick Encore GX gives you the tools to make a confident decision. Visit us today to see firsthand how these excellent Buick models drive.

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