2022 Buick Encore GX vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross | NewCars.com

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2022 Buick Encore GX vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review

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2022 Buick
Encore GX

MSRP*: $24,400 to $30,600
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2022 Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

MSRP*: $23,695 to $29,295
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Invoice* $23,329 to $29,498 $22,861 to $28,030
MPG - City 26 - 29 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 32 MPG 26 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.2 ft3 50.1 ft3
Engine
  • 137-hp, 1.2-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 155-hp, 1.3-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 152-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 137 - 155 hp 152 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 171.4 in 179.0 in
Exterior Width 71.4 in 71.1 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.0 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 35.3 in
Head Room Front 39.7 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.3 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Encore GX than in the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Buick Encore GX and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Convenience
The Buick Encore GX requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, 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). The Buick Encore GX is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. 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 Buick Encore GX and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Buick Encore GX is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Buick Encore GX is slightly shorter than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Buick Encore GX has a larger turning radius than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Buick Encore GX and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Buick Encore GX doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

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 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Buick Encore GX as you will in the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Buick Encore GX is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.