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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
MSRP
$28,750
Invoice
$26,988
Average Price Paid
$26,165
16,165 listings nationwide

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2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
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2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
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Essence AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,233
140 listings nationwide
7 GREAT deals
12 GOOD deals

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2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,193

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Refined, roomy, and historically reliable, the Honda CR-V has earned its status as one of the best selling vehicles in America. This is a safe SUV, too, and it returns good fuel econom...

2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Buick Encore is a subcompact crossover much like the Honda HR-V, Hyundai Kona, and Mazda CX-3. For 2020, it receives a few light updates. Previously, the Encore had a premium engi...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
60
writes:
Has all the bells and whistles we need and safety
10
writes:
Felt like I was in a go cart and didn’t have the options and feel I wanted
Power Ranked 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4WD better.
"6 cylinder and more sporty"
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4WD better.
"More comfortable and bigger"
10
writes:
Good ride but couldn’t see past the dashboard
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks SR FWD better.
"Sat in both and Nissan more comfortable "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks SR FWD better.
"Both seem the same and I don’t load my car so not important to me"
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
20
writes:
Great

Specs

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
138 hp @ 4,900 RPM
Torque
179 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
148 lb-ft @ 200 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
9.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
2.85 in x 3.25 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard 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 4 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
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 39.2 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,091 lbs 1,026 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 180.6 in 168.4 in
Width 73 in 70.1 in
Height 66.5 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 100.6 in

Available Options

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Dark Olive Metallic
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Sandstorm Metallic
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Azure Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Summit White
  • WINTERBERRY Red Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • Audio System Feature, Bose Premium 7-Speaker System
  • LPO, Front Footwell and Cup Holder Lighting Kit
  • Experience Buick Package
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) 5-Spoke Midnight Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • Safety Package II
  • Moonroof, Power, Tilt-Sliding

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