Car manufacturers are starting to move away from producing several sedans and compact cars and instead have shifted into producing compact crossover SUVs. These vehicles have many of the same features as a sedan, but are slightly higher off the ground, which in turn offers you more safety while driving and more rear cargo space. Two of these compact crossover SUVs include the 2020 Ford EcoSport and the 2020 Buick Encore. If you're considering a smaller crossover, these two vehicles are likely to you will look further at. However, which of the two stands out? To determine that it is necessary to take a deeper dive into comparing the 2020 Ford EcoSport vs 2020 Buick Encore.
The first place to begin comparing the 2020 Ford EcoSport and the 2020 Buick Encore is with the price point. The base 2020 Ford EcoSport trim level, which is the S, comes with an initial MSRP of $20,485. The Encore, on the other hand, has a starting MSRP of $23,200, which is nearly $3,000 more for the Buick Encore when going with the base trim.
It is necessary to look further into the comparison to determine whether this added $3,000 comes with any real performance advantages.