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2022 Buick Encore GX vs. 2022 Ford Bronco Sport Review

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2022 Buick
Encore GX

MSRP*: $24,400 to $30,600
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2022 Ford
Bronco Sport

MSRP*: $28,265 to $36,590
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MPG - City 26 - 29 MPG 21 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 32 MPG 26 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.2 ft3 60.6 - 65.2 ft3
Engine
  • 137-hp, 1.2-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 155-hp, 1.3-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 181-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 137 - 155 hp 181 - 250 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 - 2,200 lbs
Exterior Length 171.4 in 172.7 in
Exterior Width 71.4 in 74.3 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.0 in
Front 42.4 in
Rear 36.9 in
Head Room Front 39.7 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 41.7 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Bronco Sport than in the Buick Encore GX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Bronco Sport will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Encore GX.

Convenience
The Ford Bronco Sport requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Encore GX, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Buick Encore GX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford Bronco Sport.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Encore GX is much slimmer than the Ford Bronco Sport, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Buick Encore GX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford Bronco Sport.

Handling
The Buick Encore GX has the same turning radius as the Ford Bronco Sport, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Buick Encore GX has a little less horsepower than the Ford Bronco Sport.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Buick Encore GX doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford Bronco 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 Ford Bronco Sport. The Buick Encore GX has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Bronco Sport.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Buick Encore GX than that of the Ford Bronco Sport.