Comparison - Buick Encore Essence 2019 - vs - Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 Sport 2022

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Opel Mokka,Bitter Mokka,Vauxhall Mokka

Also called:

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
30,800
Updated: 
28 Mar 2019
£
40,495
Updated: 
31 Aug 2021
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2022
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
1-speed Direct Drive
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
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: 
#A10A1D
#ADAEB2
#E2E2E2
#9E756E
#4F4C4F
#010200
#A9A7A8
#D4D4D4

Electric

Battery: 
66.5 kWh
Full Charge Range: 
263mi
Full Charge Time: 
Wall box (400 V/16 A) 10–100% - 5 hrs 45 min /Public rapid charging (100 kW) 10–80% - 30 min
Top Speed: 
99mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
8.90s

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

Pros
Looks and feels more expensive than it is.
Quiet and relaxing to drive

Cons
The battery eats into rear space.
Safety kit should be standard

By: 
topgear.com

Pros
Quiet on the move
Decently roomy cabin
Brilliant infotainment

Cons
Compromised boot space
Rear seat uncomfortable
Range isn't as good as hoped

By: 
carwow.co.uk

Pros
Great on-board tech
Premium feel
Decent range

Cons
Smaller boot than GLA
Not particularly quick
Rivals have better charging capability

By: 
autoexpress.co.uk

Fuel

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

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.40L
Torque: 
148ft-lbs
at 1 850rpm
Horsepower: 
138hp
at 4 900rpm
190hp
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.70Feet
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
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
Multi-function 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
Shift paddles
Auto-dimming interior mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
168.40in
175.70in
Width: 
69.90in
79.50in
Height: 
65.30in
63.70in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
Front Track: 
60.60in
62.40in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
62.30in
Wheel Base: 
100.60in
107.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
40.80
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
37.50
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
Rear leg room: 
35.80in
Front Hip Room: 
51.70in
57.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.20in
55.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.10in
57.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.60in
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.40cu.ft
46.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1016lbs
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.80cu.ft
12.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
22.00degrees
18.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
27.00degrees
21.80degrees
Curb Weight: 
3237.00lbs
4497.00lbs

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

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
Heated front seats
electric backrest and height adjustment
electric seat cushion inclination adjustment;
electropneumatic four-way lumbar support
manual seat cushion depth adjustment by 6 cm
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear seat 60-40 foldable split

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel 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
THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control

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
one centre speaker, two Frontbass speakers, two tweeters, four mid-range speakers and 225 W amplifier output
MBUX multimedia system with widescreen cockpit (two 10-inch displays with touchpad) O O
Smartphone integration
Hard disk navigation
Live Traffic Information (free for first three years)
navigation

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
Heat-insulating dark-tinted glass
Polished aluminium roof rails
Surround lighting with projection of brand logo
Windcreen wipers with rain sensor
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 7.0-In.
18"
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
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
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
no
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
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
Active Brake Assist
Active Lane Keeping Assist
Active Speed limit Assist
Blind Spot Assist with exit warning function
Mercedes-Benz emergency call system

Options

Packages: 
Buick Interior Protection Package
Active Package
Road Trip Package
Experience Buick Package Savings
Exterior Options: 
Accessory Carrier Hitch
Front License Plate Bracket
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Power Glass Moonroof
Front License Plate Bracket
Splash Guards
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

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, leather
#000000
Brandy Seats w/Ebony Accents, leather
#4A3021
Shale Seats w/Ebony Accents, leather
#948E7B