2021 Buick Encore vs. 2021 Buick Encore GX

2021 Buick Encore vs. 2021 Buick Encore GX
2021 Buick Encore


2021 Buick Encore GX


168.4 inches

Vehicle Length

171.4 inches
5 passengers

Seating Capacity

5 Passengers
1.4L Turbo I4

Standard Engine

1.2L Turbo I3
138 hp

Base Horsepower

137 hp
48.4 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Space

50.2 cubic feet

If you need the perfect SUV to tackle a tough Southgate commute, there’s no better option than the 2021 Buick Encore or the 2021 Buick Encore GX. Buick’s small SUV models provide drivers with an upscale experience thanks to sophisticated design and advanced technology features. But between the Encore vs. Encore GX, which is the best match for your unique needs? It just depends on what you’re looking for!



Read on for a closer look at the 2021 Buick Encore and new Buick Encore GX from Moran Buick GMC!

2021 Buick Encore vs. Encore GX: Price & Performance

We know many Brownstown shoppers are looking for a great deal. While we do our best to make sure each one of our vehicles is budget-friendly, you’ll be happy to hear that both the 2021 Buick Encore and Buick Encore GX are an incredible value. Furthermore, both offer powerful performance perfectly balanced by incredible efficiency. Let’s take a look at the pricing and performance specs for the Encore vs. Encore GX, below:

2021 Buick Encore: Starting at $24,600 MSRP


  • 1.4L Turbocharged I4 Engine: 138 hp/148 lb-ft of torque


2021 Buick Encore GX: Starting at $24,200 MSRP


  • 1.2L Turbocharged I3 Engine: 137 hp/162 lb-ft of torque
  • 1.3L Turbocharged I3 Engine: 155 hp/174 lb-ft of torque


2021 Buick Encore vs. Encore GX: Overall Dimensions

Now that we’ve touched on the performance and pricing aspect of the 2021 Buick Encore and Encore GX, you’ll want to know how much room each SUV offers inside the cabin. Despite their compact footprint, they both provide a spacious interior for passengers and a generous cargo area so that you can easily tackle Dearborn road trips in comfort.


The Encore offers unique styling that’s not often seen in small SUVs, but it does have slightly more compact interior dimensions than the Encore GX. For its part, the Encore GX looks more like a traditional SUV while offering somewhat more cabin and cargo space. Compare the 2021 Buick Encore vs. Encore GX dimensions here:

2021 Buick Encore:


  • Overall length (inches): 168.4
  • Overall width (inches): 70.1
  • Overall height (inches): 65.2
  • Seating capacity: 5 passengers
  • Front/rear headroom (inches): 39.6/38.8
  • Front/rear legroom (inches): 40.8/35.7
  • Cargo volume with rear seat up/folded (cubic feet): 18.8/48.4


2021 Buick Encore GX


  • Overall length (inches): 171.4
  • Overall width (inches): 71.4
  • Overall height (inches): 64.1
  • Seating capacity: 5 passengers
  • Front/rear headroom (inches): 39.7/38.1
  • Front/rear legroom (inches): 40.9/36
  • Cargo volume with rear seat up/folded (cubic feet): 23.5/50.2


Compare the Encore vs. Encore GX Today at Moran Buick GMC!

When you need an SUV that’s easy to park around Taylor, the more compact 2021 Buick Encore is the perfect solution. If you require a bit more space for transporting gear and goods around Dearborn, you’ll be happier with the slightly larger interior dimensions of the Encore GX.

Visit us at Moran Buick GMC and learn more about the 2021 Buick Encore and Encore GX — and everything else they have to offer! If you have further questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us for assistance. Interested in reading more about the Buick Encore? Check out our guide to the Buick Encore towing capacity!

More from Moran Buick GMC

  • 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior

      The new GMC Sierra 1500 has long been celebrated for its robust performance and capability. The 2024 model furthers this legacy, combining strength with an exceptionally comfortable and elegant interior. Whether navigating through Southgate or embarking on long journeys, the 2024 GMC Sierra interior is your cocoon of comfort and luxury. Each variant of…

  • 2024 Buick Encore GX Colors

    Discover the stunning 2024 Buick Encore GX colors at Moran Buick GMC, meticulously crafted to enhance your driving experience across Southgate. This year’s collection, showcased at our Taylor dealership, introduces a stimulating and diverse palette of Buick Encore GX exterior colors. Each color has been thoughtfully selected to add a touch of elegance and luxury to your…

  • 2022 Buick Encore GX Interior

      Shopping for your next SUV may have led you to the 2022 Buick Encore, but if that wasn’t enough space, then it’s time to explore the 2022 Buick Encore GX interior. The 2022 Buick Encore GX cargo space and seating capacity vary from the Encore, but Southgate drivers can still enjoy the great features…


Moran Buick GMC 42.2046, -83.2687.