Comparison - Honda Civic Si 2020 - vs - Buick Encore Preferred 2021

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
25,200
Updated: 
13 Jul 2020
$
26,100
Updated: 
28 Mar 2019
Car Type: 
Car
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Manual
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
12.40gals
14.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
PLATINUM WHITE PEARL
#FFFFFF
AEGEAN BLUE METALLIC
#22498C
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL
#0D0D0D
LUNAR SILVER METALLIC
#69686B
MODERN STEEL METALLIC
#2F2F2F
RALLYE RED
#BE0C10
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

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Pros
Excellent fuel economy and performance from turbocharged engine
Ride quality expertly balances comfort and athleticism
Many standard advanced technology and safety features
Roomy cabin with high-quality materials

Cons
Overly vigilant forward collision warning system is frustrating
Slow-responding adaptive cruise control system
Blind-spot camera is harder to use than a typical blind-spot monitor

By: 
edmunds.com

PROS
Spacious cabin
Excellent value
Excellent gas mileage
Choices abound
Mature, in the right ways

Cons
Standard display screen
...and standard headlights
Hatchback’s busy looks
Coupe, Si off the menu this year

By: 
thecarconnection.com

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
26.00mpg
24.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
36.00mpg
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.50L
1.40L
Torque: 
192ft-lbs
at 2 100rpm
148ft-lbs
at 1 850rpm
Horsepower: 
205hp
at 5 700rpm
138hp
at 4 900rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.80Feet
36.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
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
Adaptive Cruise Control
Electric Power Steering
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Air Conditioning

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.80in
168.40in
Width: 
70.80in
70.10in
Height: 
55.50in
65.30in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
Front Track: 
60.60in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
100.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.50
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
36.80
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
42.30in
40.80in
Rear leg room: 
37.40in
35.80in
Front Hip Room: 
53.70in
51.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.90in
54.20in
Rear Hip Room: 
47.30in
50.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.00in
52.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.40cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.70cu.ft
18.80cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2906.00lbs
3358.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Cloth
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Interior Air Filtration
Dual Vanity Mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
1 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection
10 Total Speakers
USB With External Media Control
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
450 Watts Stereo Output
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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
LED Headlamp
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 8.0
18 x 7.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Painted Alloy Wheels
Performance Tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
215.00millimeters
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
Ventilated front disc brakes
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
no
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: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
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

Options

Packages: 
Buick Interior Protection Package
Active Package
Road Trip Package
Safety 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
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

Colors

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