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2020 Buick Encore GX vs. 2020 Honda CR-V Review

New 2020 Buick Encore GX

2020 Buick
Encore GX

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New 2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Honda
CR-V

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MSRP*
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$24,100 to $30,500
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$25,150 to $34,850
Invoice* $23,232 to $29,402 $23,618 to $32,698
MPG - City 26 27 - 28
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 32 - 34
Engine(s) I-3 Inline-4
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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda CR-V than in the Buick Encore GX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Buick Encore GX offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda CR-V, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
With the Honda CR-V, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick Encore GX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Honda CR-V. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Buick Encore GX carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Honda CR-V.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Encore GX is much slimmer than the Honda CR-V, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Buick Encore GX, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda CR-V.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Buick Encore GX and the Honda CR-V are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Performance
The Buick Encore GX has a little less horsepower than the Honda CR-V.

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 Honda CR-V. The Buick Encore GX has significantly less cargo capacity than the Honda CR-V.

Warranty
The Buick Encore GX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda CR-V.