2017 Buick Encore vs. 2018 Toyota C-HR | Lincoln, NE


2017 buick encore vs 2018 toyota c-hr

While the 2018 Toyota C-HR is an excellent CUV to consider, there is a distinct reason the NHTSA gave the 2017 Buick Encore a “Five-Star Overall Safety Rating.” In order to make sure you have all the information you need to make the most informed decision possible, the specialists at our Buick dealership in Lincoln, NE have put together a comprehensive comparison. Continue reading to learn more about the interior, technology, performance, and safety features available with both the Buick Encore and the 2018 Toyota C-HR.

With this comparison, you’ll see exactly how the 2018 Buick Encore 1SV stacks up to the 2018 Toyota C-HR XLE.

Buick Encore 1SV


Toyota C-HR XLE





4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot


Buick IntelliLink®

Infotainment System


60/40 split folding rear bench

Cargo Convenience

60/40 split folding rear bench


Bose® Performance-Enhanced Audio System


If you have questions before you move on to the rest of this review, take a second to give us a call at (402) 817-1899 and one of our team members will be glad to assist you with whatever you need.

2017 Buick Encore vs. 2018 Toyota C-HR: Performance

The 2017 Buick Encore and the 2018 Toyota CH-R are both made with impressive engines that have a lot to offer drivers looking for performance and efficiency. However, our experts prefer the 1.4L I4 engine that comes with the Encore to the 2.0L engine inside of the C-HR. Take a look at the table we’ve created to see exactly what makes the Encore’s engine so special.


Buick Encore 1SV


138 HP @ 4,900 RPM


148 lb.-ft. @ 1,850 RPM

MPG City/Highway

25/33 MPG

2017 Buick Encore vs. 2018 Toyota C-HR: Interior & Technology

When it comes to comfort and tech features, our experts have once again chosen the 2017 Buick over the 2018 Toyota C-HR. Featuring QuietTuning™ technology, the Encore offers a relaxing ride that the C-HR simply can’t offer.

2017 buick encore interior and technology

Since it also comes with Buick IntelliLink®, the Buick Encore provides next-level smartphone connectivity and control. Additional Buick Encore interior and technology features include:

  • 120-volt power outlet
  • Active noise cancellation technology
  • Bluetooth® for phone and music
  • 8-in. color touchscreen
  • Front passenger under-seat storage
  • OnStar® 4 LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Steering wheel mounted controls

2017 Buick Encore vs. 2018 Toyota C-HR: Safety Features

Even though the Star Safety System™ that comes with the 2017 Toyota C-HR offers excellent safety features, our experts are drawn to those included with the Buick Enclave.

2017 buick encore safety features

Buick Enclave safety features include:

  • Ten airbags
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Rear vision camera
  • StabiliTrak® stability control system
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • OnStar® Basic Plan for five years
  • OnStar® Guidance Plan for three months
  • Passenger sensing system

Test-Drive the 2017 Buick Encore in Lincoln, NE Today!

If you’ve decided that you’d like to know more about the 2017 Buick Encore compact SUV, the next step is to stop by our trim package research page to see which model available in our new vehicle inventory has the amenities you’ve been looking for.

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