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Here's how the 2014 Buick Encore and the 2015 Buick Verano measure up.
$24,160
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn w/1SV
$21,065
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

138.0-hp, 1.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

180.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
28 25 -
Size
168.40" length, 65.20" height 183.9" length, 58.1" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Ebony / Ebony

Light Titanium / Ebony

Cocoa / Light Cashmere

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Compact -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
16" in 16 x 4.0 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
18 x 7.0 in 18 x 8.0 in -
Front Wheel Size
18 x 7.0 in 18 x 8.0 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 512 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 180 @ 6700 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 171 @ 4900 -
Displacement
1.4/83 2.4L/145 -
Engine Type
Turbocharged I4 Gas/4-cyl -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 MPG 21 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 25 MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 MPG 32 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
350.00 mi 327.60 mi -
Cruising Range - Hwy
462.00 mi 499.20 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Compound Crank -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x 1.0 in 11.8 x -TBD- in -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.6 x 0.5 in 11.5 x -TBD- in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.0 gal 15.6 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.72 2.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft 36.0 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 15.5 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/55R18 P235/45R18 -
Front Tire Size
P215/55R18 P235/45R18 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70R16 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3190 lbs 3300 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Head Room
38.80 in 37.8 in -
Second Shoulder Room
52.50 in 52.9 in -
Height, Overall
65.20 in 58.1 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Second Leg Room
35.70 in 34.7 in -
Track Width, Front
60.60 in 60.3 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
100.60 in 105.7 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.90 in 71.4 in -
Passenger Volume
92.8 ft³ 95.0 ft³ -
Trunk Volume
N/A 14.3 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
40.80 in 42.0 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.10 in 55.1 in -
Second Hip Room
50.10 in 51.9 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.60 in 60.7 in -
Front Hip Room
51.70 in 53.7 in -
Front Head Room
39.60 in 38.3 in -
Length, Overall
168.40 in 183.9 in -
Min Ground Clearance
6.20 in N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A - -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A - -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.40 ft³ - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.80 ft³ - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A - -

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