2017 Buick Encore vs 2017 Honda HR-V
The 2017 Buick Encore is a small crossover that delivers a pleasing combination of luxury features, performance, efficiency and safety. It's also Buick's best-selling vehicle and was named Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost to Own winner for the Luxury Compact SUV/Crossover category. One of the Encore's competitors is the Honda HR-V. Let's see how they measure up in this 2017 Buick Encore vs 2017 Honda HR-V comparison.
With the 2017 Encore, you get the best of both worlds, for it delivers an impressive balance of performance and efficiency. The technologically advanced 1.4L turbo engine produces 153 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque, while getting a highway fuel economy of 33 mpg. While an automatic transmission comes standard for all Encore grades, it's only offered as a standard feature for the highest level HR-V EX-L Navi trim. Complementing the Encore's performance is some stylish design cues, including a winged rear spoiler, 18-inch aluminum premium-finished wheels and body-color door handles.
|2017 Buick Encore||VS||2017 Honda HR-V|
|1.4L I-4 Turbo||Engine||1.8L 4-cylinder|
|Standard for all trims||Automatic Transmission||Available for LX and EX; Standard for EX-L Navi|
|18" five-spoke painted aluminum||Wheels||17" silver aluminum|
Advantages and Benefits of the 2017 Buick Encore
Another advantage of the 2017 Encore is for safety. It comes standard with 10 air bags, while offering many available advanced safety technologies, including rear cross traffic alert and side blind zone alert systems with the Convenience Package. Encore Premium models offer front- and rear-park assist, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning. For even more peace of mind, the 2017 Encore includes a four-year/50,000-mile bumper-to-bumper limited warranty and six-year/70,000-mile powertrain limited warranty.
The 2017 Encore also boasts a luxurious, comfortable and high-tech interior. A prominent central instrument panel houses the seven-inch, high-resolution, full-color display for the standard IntelliLink voice-activated infotainment system. It also features displays for the SiriusXM Satellite Radio and standard rearview camera, as well as the available GPS-enabled navigation system. The Encore also offers ample storage, with a cargo capacity of 48.4 cu-ft with the rear seat folded. Additional storage comes courtesy of storage slots in all four doors, four bins in the dash, pockets in the seatbacks and bins under the rear load floor around the spare tire.
Do you live in North Carolina? Would you like to get behind the wheel of the 2017 Encore? If so, then don't hesitate to contact us at Davenport Autopark!