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2014 Buick Encore 2014 Mazda CX-5 2014 GMC Terrain
 
FWD
  • FWD
  • AWD
  • Convenience FWD
  • Convenience AWD
  • Leather FWD
  • Premium FWD
  • Leather AWD
  • Premium AWD
FWD 4dr Man Sport
  • FWD 4dr Man Sport
  • FWD 4dr Auto Sport
  • AWD 4dr Auto Sport
  • FWD 4dr Auto Touring
  • AWD 4dr Auto Touring
  • FWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring
  • AWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring
FWD SLE-1
  • FWD SLE-1
  • FWD SLE-2
  • AWD SLE-1
  • FWD SLT-1
  • AWD SLE-2
  • AWD SLT-1
  • FWD SLT-2
  • AWD SLT-2
  • FWD Denali
  • AWD Denali

Prices

MSRP $24,160 $21,395 $26,465
Invoice $23,194 $20,784 $25,142
Avg. Paid $24,606 N/A $26,622

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.4 8.4 8.4
Critics' Rating 8.7 9.0 8.5
Performance 7.3 8.3 7.4
Interior 7.5 7.3 8.5
Safety 8.9 9.7 9.3
Reliability 4.0 3.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Great fuel economy
  • Attractive, upscale interior
  • Numerous standard features
  • Thrilling to drive
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Roomy cabin
  • Quiet, roomy cabin
  • Smooth, comfortable ride
  • Upscale interior materials
  • Numerous high-tech standard features
Cons
  • Sluggish acceleration
  • Small cargo hold
  • Confusing navigation system
  • Dull handling
  • Sluggish acceleration with base engine

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged I4 1.4/83 Regular Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Gas/Ethanol I4 2.4L/145
MPG 25 City / 33 Hwy 26 City / 35 Hwy 22 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 100.60 106.3 112.50
Length, Overall (in) 168.40 178.7 185.30
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.90 72.4 72.80
Height, Overall (in) 65.20 65.7 66.30

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3190 3194 3853

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 2000

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 92.8 103.8 99.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.60 40.1 39.80
Front Leg Room (in) 40.80 41 41.20
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.10 57.5 55.70
Front Hip Room (in) 51.70 55.2 55.10
Second Head Room (in) 38.80 39 39.20
Second Leg Room (in) 35.70 39.3 39.90
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.50 55.5 55.30
Second Hip Room (in) 50.10 53.7 51.30
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 48.40 64.8 63.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 18.80 34.1 31.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) - TBD - 34.1

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard 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 Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors 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 Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Ethanol I4
Displacement 1.4/83 2.0 L/122 2.4L/145
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 138 @ 4900 155 @ 6000 182 @ 6700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 148 @ 1850 150 @ 4000 172 @ 4900
Transmission Automatic Manual w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 36.7 36.7 40.0

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 35 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 14.8 18.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link Trailing arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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