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Buick Encore Base (2014)

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Buick Encore Base (2014) review: 26 facts and highlights

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Buick Encore Base (2014)

Why is Buick Encore Base (2014) better than the average?

  • Better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    11.3l/100 kmvs14.16l/100 km
  • Height
    1.66mvs1.73m
  • More airbags
    ?

    10vs6.74
  • Width
    1.77mvs1.93m
  • Smaller turn radius
    ?

    11.2mvs11.68m
  • Longer drivetrain warranty (years)
    ?

    6yrsvs5.5yrs
  • Better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    8.6l/100 kmvs10.33l/100 km
  • Longer basic warranty (years)
    ?

    4yrsvs3.55yrs

General info

1. smaller turn radius
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The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

Best

Suzuki Jimny (2014)

9.8m

11.2m

2. longer drivetrain warranty (years)
?

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Mitsubishi Pajero (2017)

10yrs

6yrs

3.Has front-wheel drive
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Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

Buick Encore Base (2014)
4. longer basic warranty (years)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Nexo (2019)

5yrs

4yrs

5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Buick Encore Base (2014)

Dimensions

1.height
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Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

1.66m

2. greater cargo volume (seats down)
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

3429l

1371l

3.width
?

Best

Suzuki Jimny (2014)

1.6m

1.77m

4. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

3.3m

2.56m

5. greater cargo volume
?

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Ford Explorer (2017)

2313.5l

532l

6.weight
?

Best

Mitsubishi ASX (2017)

1.32kg

1.45t

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3l/100 km

11.3l/100 km

2.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

850Nm

201Nm

3.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Buick Encore Base (2014)
4. more horsepower
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Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Faraday Future FF 91

1050hp

138hp

5. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

117l

53l

6. better fuel economy (highway)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3.4l/100 km

8.6l/100 km

Features

1. more airbags
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Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

Best

Ford Edge (2017)

14

10

2.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

Buick Encore Base (2014)
3.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Buick Encore Base (2014)
4.Has height-adjustable seat belts
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Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

Buick Encore Base (2014)
5.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

5

1

6.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

Buick Encore Base (2014)

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