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Buick Encore vs. Chevrolet Trax Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Buick Encore vs. Chevrolet Trax Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $28,245

Chevrolet Trax LT   
Difference: $2,225

Lowest Total Invoice: $27,003

Chevrolet Trax LT   
Difference: $2,160

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelEncoreEncoreTraxTrax
TrimBaseSport TouringLTPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $24,365 $25,565 $22,900 $26,100
Base Invoice $23,390 $24,542 $21,984 $25,056
Preferred II Group 2,500      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 395 395    
Engine-block heater 100 100 75 75
Cargo mat 35 35 110 110
Cargo tray 110 110 110 110
Cargo net 60 60    
All-weather floor mats 140 140    
Roof rack crossbars 245 245 285 285
Sunroof 900 900   900
AWD 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Blind spot warning system   495    
Mud guards     275 275
Convenience Package     450  
Driver Confidence Package     495  
Sun & Sound Package     1,150  
Preferred II Group 2,400      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 359 359    
Engine-block heater 91 91 68 68
Cargo mat 32 32 100 100
Cargo tray 100 100 100 100
Cargo net 55 55    
All-weather floor mats 127 127    
Roof rack crossbars 223 223 259 259
Sunroof 819 819   819
AWD 1,440 1,440 1,440 1,440
Blind spot warning system   450    
Mud guards     250 250
Convenience Package     410  
Driver Confidence Package     450  
Sun & Sound Package     1,047  
Options (change) 5,985 3,980 4,450 3,255
Options (change) 5,646 3,696 4,124 3,036
Destination 925 925 895 895
Total Price $31,275 $30,470 $28,245 $30,250
Total Invoice $29,961 $29,163 $27,003 $28,987

The configured Buick Encore 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Chevrolet Trax 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Buick Encore and Chevrolet Trax are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Buick Encore Base trim is $24,365. The features would cost an additional $5,985. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $31,275.

The base sticker price of the Buick Encore Sport Touring trim is $25,565. The features would cost an additional $3,980. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $30,470.

The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Trax LT trim is $22,900. The features would cost an additional $4,450. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $28,245.

The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Trax Premier trim is $26,100. The features would cost an additional $3,255. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $30,250.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Buick Encore trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Trax trims is 8. Based on this adjustment, the Chevrolet Trax LT appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Buick Encore 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Chevrolet Trax 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Buick Encore and Chevrolet Trax are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Buick Encore Base trim is $23,390. The features would cost an additional $5,646. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $29,961.

The invoice of the Buick Encore Sport Touring trim is $24,542. The features would cost an additional $3,696. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $29,163.

The invoice of the Chevrolet Trax LT trim is $21,984. The features would cost an additional $4,124. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $27,003.

The invoice of the Chevrolet Trax Premier trim is $25,056. The features would cost an additional $3,036. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $28,987.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Buick Encore trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Trax trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Chevrolet Trax LT appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Buick Encore vs. Chevrolet Trax

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Trax LT
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,095
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,036
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelEncoreEncoreTraxTrax
TrimBaseSport TouringLTPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine138hp I4138hp I4138hp I4138hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)24/30 MPG24/30 MPG24/30 MPG24/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6?, 7?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-18215/55-18205/70-16215/55-18
Total Price$31,275$30,470$28,245$30,250
Adjustments for Features-555-1300-655
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$30,720$30,340$28,245$29,595
Cost Above Minimum$380$0$0$1,350
Total Invoice$29,961$29,163$27,003$28,987
Adjustments for Features-532-1240-628
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$29,429$29,039$27,003$28,359
Cost Above Minimum$390$0$0$1,356

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Features Comparison: Buick Encore vs. Chevrolet Trax

Model Year2017201720172017
ModelEncoreEncoreTraxTrax
TrimBaseSport TouringLTPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 $100$100
Proximity key  $250$250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Obstacle detection, rear  $300$300
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front$200   
CD player$125$125  
Dual-zone climate control$125   
MP3-compatible player$50$50  
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350$350  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)  $250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50$50  
Larger rear spoiler $200  
Rear spoiler$200 $200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150  $150
Digital instruments  $0$0
Fog lights$125$125 $125
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50 $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50 $50
Visor mirror, driver  $10 
Visor mirror, passenger  $10 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100 $100
Heated front seats   $200
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0$0
Total Value of Features$4,475$4,050$3,920$4,575
Value of Feature Adjustments$555$130$0$655
Value of Feature Adjustments-532-1240-628

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Specifications Comparison: Buick Encore vs. Chevrolet Trax

Model Year20172017
ModelEncoreTrax
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase100.6 in100.6 in
Length168.4 in167.2 in
Width69.9 in69.9 in
Height65.3 in65.2 in
Curb Weight3,358 lb.3,208 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.0 gal.14.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.6 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.1 in54.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room51.7 in51.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.8 in40.8 in
Row 2 Headroom38.8 in38.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room52.6 in52.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.1 in50.7 in
Row 2 Legroom35.8 in35.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
18.8 ft318.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
48.4 ft348.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Buick Encore

Preferred II Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Dual-zone climate control125No
AC power outlet100Yes
Remote start150Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested82572%
Total Not Requested32528%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Trax LT

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
4-wheel disc brakes150Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cargo mat
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo mat40Yes
Cargo net40Yes
Total Requested80100%
Total Not Requested00%
Mud guards
FeatureValueRequested?
Mud guards75No
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Total Requested7550%
Total Not Requested7550%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
Even more chrome0No
Proximity key250No
Synthetic leather seating surfaces0No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%
Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested30050%
Total Not Requested30050%
Sun & Sound Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested90072%
Total Not Requested35028%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Trax Premier

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
4-wheel disc brakes150Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cargo mat
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo mat40Yes
Cargo net40Yes
Total Requested80100%
Total Not Requested00%
Mud guards
FeatureValueRequested?
Mud guards75No
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Total Requested7550%
Total Not Requested7550%

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