|2015 Buick Encore||VS||2016 Honda HR-V|
|Available||OnStar 4G w/WiFi||NA|
|24 months/24,000 miles||Maintenance Warranty||NA|
Looking for a compact crossover that offers you plenty of the features and capabilities that reflect today's’ top innovations? If you’re shopping for a new vehicle rather than going the pre-owned route, it’s probably in part because of so many new technologies and useful amenities that are offered on the latest models. We certainly don’t blame you there, and we want to help you find a model that you’ll be happy with for miles down the road. Think you’ve got it narrowed down to the 2015 Buick Encore vs 2016 Honda HR-V? We’ll lay out some of the differences in terms of what comes standard.
We’re taking a look at the 2015 Buick Encore at its base trim, and the 2016 Honda HR-V at the base level as well based on what we know so far about the LX trim. We’ll compare the two crossovers in terms of capability and a number of features you might be interested in learning about.
The first thing you’ll notice is that in terms of horsepower, the two models have a comparable output, and a little more torque is available with the Encore. Overall, the power situation is about equal. From there we’ll take a look at how well your vehicle’s care is covered, and you’ll see the the Buick Encore comes with a 24 month/24,000 mile maintenance warranty. When buying a brand new vehicle it can be nice to know that routine work like oil changes and tire rotations are take care of.
As for emerging technologies, you’ll see that the Encore offers more standard than the new HR-V, including the latest big thing to come out of General Motors, Onstar 4G with available WiFi hotspot right in your vehicle. The Encore also comes standard with voice controls, making it easier for you to keep both hands on the wheel while controlling various facets of your in-car experience. Let us know if you’d like to come see the Encore in Kenosha WI at Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac.