The 2015 Buick Encore is a nimble SUV that's big on features and comfort but small on size. If you're from Wahiawa, Kapolei, or Pearl City on the island of O'ahu, you owe it to yourself to shop with us. The friendly staff at Cutter Buick GMC in Waipahu, HI would love to take you for a test drive and show you why the new Encore is a whole new kind of Buick.
Toyota's RAV4, a perennial favorite in the compact SUV class, has only gotten larger -and harder to park - with each generation and is now fair game for the quick and maneuverable 2015 Buick Encore.
The Toyota RAV4 is nearly a full 12" longer than the 2015 Buick Encore, which will definitely cramp your style in the crowded city streets. The Encore was designed for tight parking spots, and that means it's super maneuverable on narrow roads, too. The available all-wheel drive system means you can drive the Encore confidently in the rain and mud, or even places where the road has gone missing! The Buick has plenty of room inside too, a 6' tall passenger would have no trouble sitting in the back seats in the Encore. Even though the Encore is 2" narrower than the RAV4 overall, it has nearly 2" more hip room in the back seat.
The extra length and girth of the RAV4 really comes into play when you fill the tank. In front-wheel drive variations, the Buick Encore earns 2 MPG more in the EPA's combined driving tests (city+highway) than the RAV4. Choose the all-wheel drive option and the Buick will still get at least 1 mpg more than AWD RAV4 models.
Toyota is known for being reliable and having a good warranty, but they can't touch Buick's coverage. The Encore comes with a premium four-year/50,000-mile new car bumper-to-bumper warranty, compared to the three-year/36,000-mile coverage Toyota offers. Buick also provides longer drivetrain and corrosion coverage terms. Buick even gives you six years and 70,000 miles of free roadside assistance; Toyota doesn't provide that coverage at all.
Want a compact car with AWD for all-weather confidence and a luxurious interior for comfortable travel? Check out the 2015 Buick Encore, you'll be surprised at how economical a compact luxury SUV can be. Visit Cutter Buick GMC in Waipahu to see the 2015 Encore for yourself.