Comparison - Buick Encore Essence 2019 - vs - Chevrolet Trailblazer RS 2021

General

Other Names:

Also called:

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Average Price: 
$
30,800
Updated: 
28 Mar 2019
$
26,900
Updated: 
28 Mar 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Satin Steel Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#FAFAFA
Deep Azure Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#02476C
Coppertino Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#653332
Ebony Twilight Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#090909
Quicksilver Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#DADEDD
Summit White/Black Carbon Metallic
#FFFFFF
White Frost Tricoat/Satin Nickel Metallic
#DDE0DB
Winterberry Red Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#7B2029
Color: 
Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
#F3EBE5
Satin steel metallic
#9BA0AB
Scarlet Red metallic
#8E000C
Oasis blue
#9DB9C9
Mosaic black metallic
#000000
Summit white
#FFFFFF

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Buick Encore ranked #3 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Buick Encore has a score of 8.2 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 37 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Nice interior with lots of standard features
User-friendly infotainment system
Nimble handling

Cons
Underpowered base engine
Higher base price than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Small luxury crossovers are hot, but the 2019 Buick Encore offers a decidedly calm option. It's cute and affordable, but lacks some options found on others.

Pros
Refined ride
Compact size
Quality interior and trim
Attractive styling

Cons
Narrow, cramped interior
Underpowered base engine
Lacks standard safety tech
Price rises quickly with options

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Streamlined trim-level structure.More powerful engine is now optional.The 2019 Buick Encore is a bit more upscale than other subcompact crossovers thanks to its long list of features and the signature silence of Buick interiors.

Pros
Hushed cabin at highway speeds
Generous standard tech and safety features
Maneuverable size

Cons
Base engine delivers tepid performance
Small cargo area

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer is an old name on a new idea from GM.

Pros
Sharp looks
Heritage name
Right-sized
Standard active safety tech

Cons
Comparatively sedate interior
How much will it cost?
No powertrain info

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Chevy Trailblazer is all-new for 2021, returning to the market after Chevy ended production of the crossover in 2009.The 2021 Trailblazer starts at less than $20,000, making it cheaper than the Trax. Every model features a standard 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Except for the base L model, every Trailblazer can be had with all-wheel drive and the more powerful turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine. While the Activ and RS models have distinctly rugged and sporty styling, respectively, we think the LT trim level is the best value. We'd also recommend opting for the bigger engine with all-wheel drive for an extra $2000.

By: 
caranddriver.com

After a 12-year hiatus, the Trailblazer name has been revived for the U.S.Part of the second Trailblazer generation introduced for 2021.

Pros
Sharp exterior styling
Competitive list of standard and optional safety features
Activ model brings some light off-road capabilities

Cons
Engine and power figures seem weak on paper for an SUV

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
12
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
3
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.40L
1.30L
Torque: 
148ft-lbs
at 1 850rpm
174ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
138hp
at 4 900rpm
155hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Air Conditioning
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
168.40in
173.70in
Width: 
69.90in
71.20in
Height: 
65.30in
65.70in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
8.00in
Front Track: 
60.60in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
Wheel Base: 
100.60in
103.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
38.40
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
40.90in
Rear leg room: 
35.80in
39.40in
Front Hip Room: 
51.70in
52.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.20in
55.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.10in
45.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.60in
53.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.40cu.ft
54.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1016lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.80cu.ft
30.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
22.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
27.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3237.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
2-Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
6 -way power driver seat
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette/Cloth
Bucket front seats
Fold flat passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
Leatherette/Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Air Conditioning
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Speed sensitive volume control
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 7.0-In.
18 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Emergency Service*
Rear center 3-point belt
Dual front and dual rear side-mounted airbags
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Buick Interior Protection Package
Active Package
Road Trip Package
Experience Buick Package Savings
Driver Confidence Package
Technology Package
Sun And Liftgate Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Accessory Carrier Hitch
Front License Plate Bracket
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Power Glass Moonroof
Front License Plate Bracket
Splash Guards
Front License Plate Bracket
Keyless Entry Keypad
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Front Footwell and Cup Holder Lighting Kit
Custom Molded Cargo Tray
Intellilink Audio System w/Color Touch Navigation
Cargo Mat
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Bose Premium 7-Speaker Audio System
Premium All-Weather Floor Liners
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, leather
#000000
Brandy Seats w/Ebony Accents, leather
#4A3021
Shale Seats w/Ebony Accents, leather
#948E7B
Color: 
Jet Black w/RED Accents, leatherette/cloth
#000000