2018 Chevrolet Trax vs. 2018 Buick Encore: Head to Head

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Which General Motors Subcompact SUV Is Best for You?

The Chevy Trax and Buick Encore are subcompact SUVs with a lot of similarities. They are both made by General Motors and share a base engine and similar measurements. Buick is known for higher-end interiors and features, which carries over into the Encore, but you’ll pay slightly more for those upgrades. With so many things to consider, which SUV is the better buy?

These cars may be siblings, but they aren’t twins. In the following slides we break down which subcompact SUV is better in the categories that matter most to buyers, using U.S. News scoring data. Keep in mind that our scoring is frequently updated, so the scores in this slideshow may not reflect what is currently on our site.

Read on to determine which GM subcompact SUV is right for you.