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2020 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2020 Buick Encore GX Review

New 2020 Mazda CX-5

2020 Mazda
CX-5

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New 2020 Buick Encore GX

2020 Buick
Encore GX

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MSRP*
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$25,190 to $37,155
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$24,100 to $30,500
Invoice* $24,719 to $35,708 $23,232 to $29,402
MPG - City 22 - 25 26
MPG - Hwy 27 - 31 29 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 I-3
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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-5 than in the Buick Encore GX. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mazda CX-5 and the Buick Encore GX.

Convenience
The Mazda CX-5 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). The Mazda CX-5 is somewhat more expensive than the Buick Encore GX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda CX-5 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Buick Encore GX.

Dimensions
The Mazda CX-5 is a little wider than the Buick Encore GX, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mazda CX-5, which is slightly longer than the Buick Encore GX.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mazda CX-5 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Buick Encore GX.

Performance
The Mazda CX-5 has a little more horsepower than the Buick Encore GX.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-5 and the Buick Encore GX. The Mazda CX-5 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Buick Encore GX.

Warranty
The Mazda CX-5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Buick Encore GX.