2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer vs 2020 Buick Encore GXNew Cars Nov 12nd, 2020
Two of the newest crossover SUVs offered by General Motors are the resurrected Chevrolet Trailblazer and the Buick Encore GX. It is true that the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer and the 2020 Buick Encore GX are very similar vehicles. Let's explore the differences.
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer RS
2020 Buick Encore GX
When you are comparing the engine, both vehicles share the same set. The Encore GX and the Trailblazer come standard with front-drive and a 1.2-liter, turbocharged three-cylinder that makes 137-horsepower. Standard models also come with a continuously variable automatic transmission.
The larger 1.3-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine produces 155-hp and features all-wheel-drive. Models with AWD get a smooth nine-speed automatic transmission and can go from 0 to 60 mph in 9.4 seconds.
In both vehicles, the models with the AWD engine offer the most dynamic experience.
Encore GX Interior
You will need to explore the interior of these vehicles to find the differences in them. Since the Encore GX is technically a luxury model, it offers an more upscale interior compared to the Trailblazer. The Encore GX offers a two-tone interior design. Trailblazer’s interior is more simple, although higher trim levels come with colorful accents.
Both crossovers can seat five people and come with the latest vehicle infotainment systems. The Encore GX and the Trailblazer come standard with an easy to use touchscreen display, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.
While both vehicles also come with advanced safety features, including automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, the Encore GX offers a little more in this category. The Encore GX has available features such as automatic parking and a surround-view camera, which are items the Trailblazer doesn’t offer.
When it comes to choosing which vehicle is for you, you will need to decide whether you prefer a more upscale interior design or better value. The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer starts at just $23,798. The 2020 Buick Encore GX does have a few more safety features and starts at $26,098.
*Please note, the 2021 Buick Encore GX offers no major changes to the vehicle. Pricing may differ from the 2020 model.
For more information on either vehicle, call our Hallman GM Sales Team at 519-364-3340 or visit us online.