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2013 Buick Encore 2013 Ford Escape 2013 Honda CR-V
     
FWD
  • FWD
  • Convenience FWD
  • AWD
  • Convenience AWD
  • Leather FWD
  • Premium FWD
  • Leather AWD
  • Premium AWD
FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr SE
  • 4WD 4dr SE
  • FWD 4dr SEL
  • 4WD 4dr SEL
  • FWD 4dr Titanium
  • 4WD 4dr Titanium
LX 2WD
  • LX 2WD
  • LX AWD
  • EX 2WD
  • EX AWD
  • EX-L 2WD
  • EX-L 2WD with RES
  • EX-L AWD
  • EX-L 2WD with Navigation
  • EX-L AWD with RES
  • EX-L AWD with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $24,200 $22,470 $22,795
Invoice $23,232 $21,178 $21,413
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 7.7 8.8
Critics' Rating 7.6 8.0 8.9
Performance 6.8 8.0 7.5
Interior 7.4 7.1 8.0
Safety 8.9 9.3 9.7
Reliability 4.0 2.5 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Composed handling
  • Great fuel economy
  • Attractive, upscale interior
  • Numerous standard features
  • Strong reliability score
  • Small-car handling
  • Good fuel economy, even with four-wheel drive
  • Strong safety score
  • Spacious interior
  • Agile handling
  • Good fuel economy
  • Impressive standard tech features
  • Excellent safety and reliability ratings
Cons
  • Sluggish acceleration
  • Small cargo hold
  • Confusing MyFord Touch infotainment system
  • Fickle motion-activated liftgate 
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Outdated navigation system
  • Lacks powerful engine options

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged I4 1.4/83 Gas I4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 25 City / 33 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy 23 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 100.60 105.900 103.1
Length, Overall (in) 168.40 178.100 178.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.90 72.400 71.6
Height, Overall (in) 65.20 66.300 65.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3190 3598 3305

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Luggage Rack Standard Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 98.100 104.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.60 39.900 39.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.80 40.400 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.10 56.000 58.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.70 54.800 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.80 39.000 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.70 36.800 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.50 55.300 56.4
Second Hip Room (in) 50.10 52.400 53.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 48.40 68.100 70.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 18.80 34.300 37.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) - TBD -

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.4/83 2.5L/152 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 138 @ 4900 168 @ 6000 185 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 148 @ 1850 170 @ 4500 163 @ 4400
Transmission Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Turning diameter 36.7 37.000 37.0

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 31 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 15.100 15.3

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Compound Crank Semi-Trailing Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard