EPA fuel economy rating: 25 m.p.g. city/33 highway/28 combined. Regular fuel.


Wheelbase: 100.6 inches

Length: 168.5 inches

Width: 69.9 inches

Height: 65.2 inches

Curb weight: 3,190 pounds

Where assembled: Bupyong, South Korea

Comparative base prices

(not including destination charges)

(All-wheel drive models with automatic transmissions)

BMW X1 sDrive 28i: $30,650

Ford Escape SE 1.6L: $26,820

Mini Cooper S Countryman: $27,050

Nissan Juke SL: $25,000

VW Tiguan S: $24,700

2013 Buick Encore at a glance

Vehicle type: Front- or all-wheel drive five-passenger small luxury crossover SUV

Power: 138-horsepower, 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder .

Transmission: Six-speed automatic.

Price range: $24,950-$28,940 (Excluding options and destination charges)

Key features on vehicle tested:

Standard equipment: Antilock brakes; stability control; front and rear-seat side air bags; curtain air bags; front-seat knee air bags; daytime running lights; Bose audio; front and rear parking assist; lane-departure warning; cruise control; front-collision alert; remote start; memory for driver's settings; power front seats; power windows, locks and mirrors; heated front seats; heated steering wheel; dual-zone climate control; leather seating; 110-volt outlet; front fog lights; rain-sensing wipers; twilight-sensing headlights; voice recognition for phone, audio and navigation; Bluetooth phone and music compatible; AM/FM/CD; three months service from XM satellite radio; iPod compatible; USB port; two glove boxes; 60/40 split folding rear seat; six months' OnStar service.

Options: Sunroof; navigation system; 18-inch chrome wheels. ___