Buick Verano vs Buick Encore Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2017 Buick Verano FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2017 Buick Verano
FWD
No Data Available
2021 Buick Encore
FWD
MSRP
$23,200
Invoice
$23,177
Average Price Paid
$22,771
11 listings nationwide

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2017 Buick Verano
FWD
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2021 Buick Encore
FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2017 Buick Verano
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,762
7 listings nationwide

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2021 Buick Encore
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,468

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Buick Verano
FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Buick Verano debuted for the 2012 model year and is heavily based on the Chevy Cruze sedan, but while the Cruze has proven to be a wildly successful model and one of the best-selli...

2021 Buick Encore
FWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Buick Verano
FWD
10
GuruW5TF7 writes:
This is our everyday car when you go to the store or appointments. A great family car.
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata Touring better.
"sporty"
Value Ranked 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata Touring better.
"Has a higher trade value"
GuruCCR1Y writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL better.
"Much more leg room."
Value Ranked 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL worse.
"The Verano had all of the amenities for a lower price point. The cabin was exceptionally quiet. Would recommend this car for smaller people not regularly having rear passengers. "
2021 Buick Encore
FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2017 Buick Verano
FWD
2021 Buick Encore
FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
25 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
30 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 15.6 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
180 hp @ 6,700 RPM
138 hp @ 4,900 RPM
155 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
171 lb-ft @ 4,900 RPM
148 lb-ft @ 200 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
9.5:1
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Displacement
2,400 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 3.85 in
2.85 in x 3.25 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Rear Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 34.7 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,018 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.9 in 168.4 in
Width 71.4 in 70.1 in
Height 58.1 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 105.7 in 100.6 in

Available Options

2017 Buick Verano
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Summit White
2021 Buick Encore
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Summit White

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