Buick Encore vs. Ford EcoSport

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$23,200
$19,995 - $21,590

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.48 / 5
29 Reviews
4.57 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
123 - 166 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
ECOTEC Turbo 1.4L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4
1.0L EcoBoost
2.0L Ti

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.82 in.
42.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.58 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.75 in.
36.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.78 in.
37.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/55R18
P205/60HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.6 in.
99.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.7 ft.
35 ft.

Length

Length
168.35 in.
161.3 in.

Width

Width
70.1 in.
69.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3237 lbs.
3020 - 3300 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
123 - 166 hp

Torque

Torque
148 ft. lbs.
125 - 149 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
140 - 200 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14 gal.
13.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
28 - 29 mpg
26 - 27 mpg

City

City
25 - 26 mpg
23 - 27 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 - 31 mpg
29 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Buick Encore
Ford EcoSport

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
92.8 ft³.
91.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3237 lbs.
3020 - 3300 lbs.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5
6.3 - 7.1

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
27 mpg.
25 - 28 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 mpg.
23 - 27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 mpg.
29 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LUV
99E - 99L

Engine Type

Engine Type
Turbocharged I4
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-3 - Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.4/83
1.0 L/61 - 2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MNK
446 - 447

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58
4.58 - 4.85

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96
2.96

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.91

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45
1.44

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
0.75

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
2.94

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.53
3.44 - 3.51

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/55R18
P205/60HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/55R18
P205/60HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18" in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18" in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft.
35 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.0 gal.
13.6 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.58 in.
39.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.78 in.
37.5 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.82 in.
42.9 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.75 in.
36.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.18 in.
53.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
52.50 in.
51.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
51.65 in.
51.6 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
50.08 in.
50.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.60 in.
99.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
168.35 in.
161.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.10 in.
69.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65.25 in.
64.8 - 65.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.65 in.
59.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.62 in.
59.7 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.40 ft³.
50 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.80 ft³.
20.9 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Encore
EcoSport

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact Sport Utility
Subcompact Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.4
1.0 - 2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum - iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
3 - 4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4