Buick Encore vs. MINI Countryman

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$23,200
$26,900 - $28,900

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.48 / 5
29 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
134 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
ECOTEC Turbo 1.4L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4
1.5L I

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.82 in.
40.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.58 in.
39.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.75 in.
37.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.78 in.
37.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/55R18
H - P225/55VR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.6 in.
105.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.7 ft.
37.4 ft.

Length

Length
168.35 in.
169.8 in.

Width

Width
70.1 in.
71.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3237 lbs.
3300 - 3543 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
134 hp

Torque

Torque
148 ft. lbs.
162 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
3 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14 gal.
16.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
28 - 29 mpg
26 - 29 mpg

City

City
25 - 26 mpg
22 - 24 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 - 31 mpg
30 - 33 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Buick Encore
MINI Countryman

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle
ALL4 Sport Utility - Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3237 lbs.
3300 - 3543 lbs.

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5
6.3, 6.6, 6.8, 7.0

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.
22 - 24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 mpg.
30 - 33 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LUV
MINI

Engine Type

Engine Type
Turbocharged I4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3

Displacement

Displacement
1.4/83
1.5 L/91

Fuel System

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MNK
205, ZMT, _6AT04_, _8AT01_

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6 - 8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58
3.62, 3.82, 4.46, 5.25

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96
1.93, 2.04, 2.51, 3.03

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.24, 1.37, 1.55, 1.95

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45
0.97, 1.03, 1.14, 1.46

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.81, 0.85, 0.95, 1.22

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
0.67, 0.68, 0.79, 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
3.19, 3.54, 4.01, 4.14

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.53
3.75, 4.06, 4.10, 4.12

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130
150

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
RAK
258 - 927

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
RAK
258 - 927

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
RVZ
300

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/55R18
H, P225/45WR19, P225/50WR18, P225/55VR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/55R18
H, P225/45WR19, P225/50WR18, P225/55VR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18" in.
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18" in.
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
16" in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft.
37.4 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.
16.1 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.58 in.
39.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.78 in.
37.5 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.82 in.
40.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.75 in.
37.6 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.18 in.
54.8 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
52.50 in.
54 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.60 in.
105.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
168.35 in.
169.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65.25 in.
61.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.65 in.
62.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.62 in.
62.5 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.40 ft³.
49 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.80 ft³.
15.9 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Encore
MINI

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
1.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
3

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4