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Here's how the 2021 Buick Encore and the 2021 Mazda CX-3 measure up.
$23,200
Starting MSRP
Sport FWD
$20,790
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

148.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
27 31 -
Size
168.35" length, 65.25" height 168.3" length, 60.7" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Light Titanium / Ebony

Black

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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 Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7" in 16 X 6.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
16" x -TBD- in Compact in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7" in 16 X 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 100 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

Displacement
1.4/85.4 2.0 L/122 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 2000-4000 146 @ 2800 -
Engine Type
Turbocharged I4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 5600 148 @ 6000 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
27 MPG 31 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 MPG 34 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 29 MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
448.00 mi 431.80 mi -
Cruising Range - City
336.00 mi 368.30 mi -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x 1.0 in 11 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.6 x 0.5 in 11.1 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.0 gal 12.7 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft 34.8 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/55R18 P215/60HR16 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Front Tire Size
P215/55R18 P215/60HR16 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3237 lbs 2851 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Second Head Room
38.78 in 37.2 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.62 in 59.9 in -
Min Ground Clearance
6.22 in 6.1 in -
Length, Overall
168.35 in 168.3 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.1 in 69.6 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
18.8 ft³ 17.8 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
54.18 in 53.5 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A 30.9 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
100.6 in 101.2 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
39.58 in 38.4 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A 56.7 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48.4 ft³ 42.7 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
60.65 in 60 in -
Second Leg Room
35.75 in 35 in -
Height, Overall
65.25 in 60.7 in -
Passenger Volume
92.8 ft³ 87.6 ft³ -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A 17.8 ft³ -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A 39.4 in -
Second Shoulder Room
52.5 in 50.4 in -
Front Leg Room
40.82 in 41.7 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Front Hip Room
51.65 in 52.3 in -
Second Hip Room
50.08 in 49 in -

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