2020 Buick Encore & Encore GX Comparison

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Designed for nimble maneuvering and smart turns, the 2020 Buick Encore and 2020 Buick Encore GX are ready to take you far. These small Buick SUVs hold five passengers, have three engine options total between them, and host a collection of stylish features. To learn more, read through the Encore vs. Encore GX research in the following guide to help you determine which is right for you.

Be sure to view our Encore and Encore GX inventories located at Reed Buick GMC in Kansas City, MO. If you have any questions about our current car availability, please give us a call at (816) 436-6300 or use our online message form.

Encore vs. Encore GX Performance Specs

Get from point A to point B with fuel to spare in either the 2020 Encore or 2020 Encore GX. Both have engines that offer excellent fuel economy ratings, as the following chart showcases.

2020 Buick Model

Performance Specs


  • 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder
    • 138 HP
    • 148 lb.-ft. of torque
    • 25 city/30 hwy MPG

Encore GX

  • 1.2L turbocharged three-cylinder
    • 137 HP
    • 162 lb.-ft. of torque
    • 26 city/30 hwy MPG
  • 1.3L turbocharged cylinder
    • 155 HP
    • 174 lb.-ft. of torque
    • 30 city/32 hwy MPG
2020 Buick Encore with the trunk open

Encore vs. Encore GX Interior & Cargo Space

While both the 2020 Encore and Encore GX are comfortable SUVs with the ability to seat five passengers, they do carry notable differences. The Encore GX can hold 50.2 cu.-ft., slightly more cargo volume than the Encore, which has the capacity to host 48.4 cu.-ft. of cargo. The Encore GX front seats also recline further than the Encore’s front seats. The Encore GX driver’s seat has a ten-way power recline with power lumbar, while the front passenger’s seat has eight positions, can fold flat, and has powered lumbar support. The Encore front seats have six-way power recline. To view Encore GX and Encore interior feature similarities, examine the following list. 

  • Satin Silver and chrome shift knob
  • QuietTuning™ sound reduction with active noise cancellation
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped heated steering wheel

2020 Buick Encore GX infotainment display

Encore vs. Encore GX Technology Features

Connect with the world around you with the 2020 Encore and Encore GX technologies. Both share a range of modern features. Your cell phone data plan will thank you when you utilize the 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot available on both models. Read through the following list to see other Encore and Encore GX technology features.

  • 4.2-in driver display
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Buick infotainment system with 8-in. color touchscreen
  • Six speakers

Encore vs. Encore GX Pricing & Incentives

The 2020 Buick Encore base trim has a starting price of $24,195 MSRP, while the 2020 Buick Encore GX base starts at $25,095 MSRP. To see current monthly deals curated by Reed Buick GMC, explore our Encore special offer and our Buick incentives.

Encore vs. Encore GX Test Drive a Buick Encore Today!

Are you ready to take a Buick Encore or Buick Encore GX for a spin? Investigate our Encore and Encore GX inventories, then call the team at Reed Buick GMC at (816) 436-6300 or message us through our online form to make an appointment for a test drive at our dealership in Kansas City.

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