Comparison - Buick Encore Essence 2019 - vs - SsangYong Tivoli XLV Ultimate 2020

General

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Also called:

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Average Price: 
$
30,800
Updated: 
28 Mar 2019
£
20,745
Updated: 
26 Feb 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
12.40gals
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: 
Grand white
#EAEAEA
Silent Silver
#CCD0D9
Dandy blue
#4A6997
Space black
#252429
Techno grey
#4E5460

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
Larger boot than standard Tivoli
Smarter new front bumper
Huge standard specification
Manual or auto, two- and four-wheel drive

CONS
No petrol engine
Same passenger space as Tivoli
Not a thrilling drive
Diesel engine quite noisy

By: 
parkers.co.uk

The Ssangyong Tivoli XLV offers good space and practicality to families on a budget. However, if you can afford to spend a little more, there are much more competent family SUVs available.

Pros
Spacious interior
Generous standard equipment
Competitively priced

Cons
Noisy engine
Crashy ride
Stodgy handling

By: 
whatcar.com

The SsangYong Tivoli XLV takes the stylish Tivoli and makes it bigger. It looks a bit more awkward than before, but it’s also more practical.

PROS
Extremely versatile
Generous warranty
Good value

CONS
Noisy engines
Challenging styling
Not the most economical

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
urban mpg - 29.8 / extra urban mpg - 44.1 / combined mpg - 37.2
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.40L
1.60L
Torque: 
148ft-lbs
at 1 850rpm
118ft-lbs
at 4 600rpm
Horsepower: 
138hp
at 4 900rpm
126hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.70Feet
34.70Feet

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
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
Electric power assisted rack and pinion
Leather covered and heated D-cut steering wheel
Chrome interior door handles

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
168.40in
174.80in
Width: 
69.90in
70.70in
Height: 
65.30in
64.30in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
Front Track: 
60.60in
61.00in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
61.00in
Wheel Base: 
100.60in
102.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
Rear leg room: 
35.80in
Front Hip Room: 
51.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.20in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.40cu.ft
25.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1016lbs
1102lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.80cu.ft
25.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
22.00degrees
20.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
27.00degrees
20.80degrees
Curb Weight: 
3237.00lbs
3108.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Smart instrument cluster - six colour options

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Electrically operated & heated door mirrors
Automatic power folding door mirrors
Electric windows (front & rear)

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
Height adjustable driver's seat
Leather seats
Front seat warmers
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
60/40 split rear seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Independent
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Dual-zone automatic air conditioning

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
7" touchscreen, DAB radio with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity, TomTom navigation
Apple Carplay and Android Auto
Six speakers including two tweeters
Roof mounted antenna

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
Tinted glass
Privacy glass: rear door, quarter and tailgate
Rain sensing wipers
Roof rails
Protection headlamps
Piano black radiator grille
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
Tyre Repair Kit
18" diamond cut gun metal alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
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 discs
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Solid disc
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
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
Automatic speed sensing door locks
High Beam Assist (HBA)
Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
Active Rollover Protection (ARP)
Two stage front seatbelt pre-tensioners

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