Comparison - Buick Encore Preferred 2021 - vs - Toyota 4Runner Venture Edition 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Opel Mokka,Bitter Mokka,Vauxhall Mokka

Also called:

Toyota Hilux Surf

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Toyota 4Runner 2015 Review By Kelley Blue Book
The 3rd Generation Toyota 4Runner Is a Great Old-School SUV
2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Test Drive Video Review
2015 Toyota 4Runner OFFROAD
Average Price: 
$
26,100
Updated: 
28 Mar 2019
$
44,285
Updated: 
08 Oct 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
5-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
23.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Dark Moon Blue Metallic
#2A3040
Ebony Twilight Metallic/Anthracite
#090909
Quicksilver Metallic/Anthracite
#DADEDD
Summit White/Anthracite
#FFFFFF
White Frost Tricoat/Satin Nickel Metallic
#DDE0DB
Cinnabar Metallic/Anthracite
#E4E4E4
Color: 
Barcelona Red Metallic
#8F0503
Super White
#F7F7F7
Midnight Black Metallic
#171717
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#4E4E4E
Classic Silver Metallic
#AEAFAB
Nautical Blue Metallic
#303C64

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

The Encore's available trims have been downsized to the base and Preferred models for 2021. With the exception of adding Dark Moon Blue Metallic and Cinnabar Metallic exterior colors, Buick hasn't made any changes to its smallest SUV.

Pros
Smooth ride,
intuitive infotainment setup,
surprisingly spacious cabin.

Cons
Not as fuel efficient as key rivals,
lacks standard safety tech,
just plain slow.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Simplified trim lineup. Improved suite of driver safety aids.

Pros
Hushed cabin at highway speeds
Maneuverable size

Cons
Tepid acceleration
Limited feature availability
Small cargo area
Unimpressive fuel economy

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Toyota 4Runner comes with rear wheel drive, and four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed shiftable automatic.TRD Pro has new Fox shock absorbers, new skid plate and roof rack, and standard sunroof and JBL sound system.New Limited Nightshade Edition with black-out color scheme.

Pros
Off-road capability few other competitors can match
Variety of trim levels to suit many buyers and price points
Versatile cargo area with an optional slide-out floor

Cons
Choppy ride quality compared to more modern crossovers
V6 engine not very fuel-efficient
Tall step-in height makes for ungraceful entry and exit

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Toyota 4Runner ranked #21 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Toyota 4Runner has a score of 7.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 56 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent off-road capabilities
Ample cargo space
Long list of features

Cons
Unrefined transmission
Dull, outdated interior
Bumpy ride
Poor fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
29.00mpg
20.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.40L
4.00L
Torque: 
148ft-lbs
at 1 850rpm
278ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
138hp
at 4 900rpm
270hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
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
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
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
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
168.40in
191.30in
Width: 
70.10in
75.80in
Height: 
65.30in
71.50in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
9.60in
Front Track: 
60.60in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
Wheel Base: 
100.60in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
39.30
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
38.60
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
35.80in
32.90in
Front Hip Room: 
51.70in
56.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.20in
57.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.10in
55.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.60in
57.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.40cu.ft
89.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.80cu.ft
47.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
33.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
26.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3358.00lbs
4750.00lbs

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
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
Bucket front seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest
Folding With Storage Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front 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
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
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
8 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
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.
17 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
All Season Tires
Fullsize Non-Matching Spare Tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
70
Diameter: 
R17

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
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
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
Turn Signal Mirrors
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
Safety Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Carpet Floor Mats & Cargo Mat Package
Exterior Options: 
Accessory Carrier Hitch
Wheel Lock Kit
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Power Glass Moonroof
Front License Plate Bracket
18" 5-Spoke Midnight Silver Aluminum Wheels
Ball Mount
Alloy Wheel Locks
Trail Running Boards
Door Edge Guards
Exhaust Tip - Chrome
Hood Protector
Predator Tube Step
Running Boards
Power Tilt/Slide Moonroof W/Sunshade
Paint Protection Film
TRD Front Skid Plate
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Front Footwell and Cup Holder Lighting Kit
Custom Molded Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
Premium All-Weather Floor Liners
Cargo Net
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Divider
Sliding Rear Cargo Deck
Cargo Tote
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net - Envelope
Carpet Cargo Mat
Dashcam
Coin Holder/Ashtray Cup

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, leatherette/cloth
#000000
Shale Seats w/Ebony Accents, leatherette/cloth
#948E7B
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#191919