Comparison - Buick Enclave 2017 - vs - BMW X4 xDrive35i 2017

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
45,765
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
53,440
Updated: 
28 Nov 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.00gals
17.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Crimson Red Tintcoat
#802F38
Dark Chocolate Metallic
#7B726B
Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic
#26313D
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#090909
Summit White
#FFFFFF
Sparkling Silver Metallic
#B6B3A4
Quicksilver Metallic
#DADEDD
Iridium Metallic
#393339
White Frost Tricoat
#DDE0DB
Color: 
Alpine White
#B9B8BC
Black Sapphire Metallic
#50575E
Carbon Black Metallic
#28334F
Chestnut Bronze Metallic
#795037
Dark Graphite Metallic
#48484A
Deep Sea Blue Metallic
#333333
Glacier Silver Metallic
#A4A8B4
Jet Black
#292929
Melbourne Red Metallic
#800E0D
Mineral Silver Metallic
#C1BEB7
Mineral White Metallic
#C3C3CA

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 Buick Enclave is a good-looking SUV for families and one of the better-aging GM cars in recent memory.The Buick Enclave has lived longer than many thought it would. Crossover SUVs are hot properties these days, and aging models typically don't perform as well in the showroom as newer models.
But the Enclave has been killing it, remaining one of Buick's best sellers almost a decade down the road. It's our favorite of GM's big front-drive-based utility vehicles, which also includes its siblings, the Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia.

Pros
Classy exterior
Spacious second row captain's chairs
Quality materials
Smooth ride

Cons
Nosedive in braking
Can add up in options
Lagging behind in fuel economy

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Do you need a big three-row crossover SUV that can shuttle lots of people and cargo? The 2017 Buick Enclave could be for you. Besides its utilitarian abilities, it's also pleasant to drive. But read more to learn why some rival models might serve you better.
The 2017 Buick Enclave gets a new Sport Touring edition with a satin black grille and distinctive 20-inch chromed alloy wheels with satin black detailing.

Pros
Smooth ride even when the road isn't
Seating for up to eight and cargo space to match
Peace of mind that comes with top safety scores.

Cons
It's a big crossover and drives like one
Disappointing acceleration and fuel economy
Infotainment and climate controls are behind the times
Interior quality could leave some wanting more.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Buick Enclave ranks 10 out of 18 Midsize SUVs. In spite of segment-leading cargo space, a handsome interior, and a rich offering of standard equipment, the Buick Enclave sits in the middle of the midsize SUV segment because its V6 can struggle under a full load.

Pros
Composed, comfortable ride
Spacious seating for up to eight
Lots of room for cargo

Cons
Fuel economy is below average

By: 
usnews.com

The 2017 BMW X4 is an alternative approach to tall-riding SUVs, if you can even call it that.The 2017 BMW X4 is a nice thing. Describing it any further requires a little understanding and a break with conventional rules.It's not a coupe, and it's not much of an SUV. It's not a tall wagon, and the X4 certainly isn't much of a sedan.
Instead, it doubles down on the recipe that BMW tested with the bigger X6 and takes an existing SUV and tapers its roofline for a more interesting look and less interior space. In this case, the donor is the more upright X3, and the X4 is fashioned to be a direct rival to the Range Rover Evoque, Porsche Macan, and even the Lincoln MKC.

Pros
A seductive roofline
M40i is a true performance vehicle
Sticky handling
Base engine is plenty quick

Cons
Cargo and rear passenger space is compromised
Thick rear haunches
Not quite a Macan Turbo competitor

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2017 BMW X4 ranks 13 out of 14 Luxury Compact SUVs. The 2017 BMW X4's strong engine options and sporty driving dynamics make it a great performer among luxury compact SUVs, but competitors offer more interior and cargo space, as well as higher predicted reliability scores.

Pros
Potent engines
User-friendly infotainment system
Accurate steering

Cons
Cramped back seats
Class-trailing cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

You might already know that sitting up high and having a commanding view of the road can be a great thing. So if you're looking for a luxury SUV that gives you that sense of security along with a sleek design and strong performance, the uniquely styled 2016 BMW X4 is an interesting alternative.
Mid way through last year the xDrive35i model was replaced by the more performance-oriented M40i model. For all 2017 models, wireless phone charging and a Wi-Fi hotspot are added to the options list, while the upgraded iDrive interface included with navigation has been updated. Finally, the steering wheel included in the optional M Sport package has a new design

Pros
Strong performance and good fuel economy from its two available engines
High-quality cabin looks and feels expensive
Comfortable ride quality despite its sporty nature
Responsive handling bettered only by pricier sport-tuned rivals
High-performance M40i trim level is a rarity for the segment.

Cons
Low rear seat reduces comfort relative to the X3 and most competitors
Small cargo area for a vehicle in this class
Rearward visibility is compromised by sloping roofline
Costs more than a similarly equipped X3 which offers more room inside
Some controls can be difficult to learn
Adaptive cruise control doesn't perform as well as those of rivals.

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
v
6
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
2.00L
Torque: 
270ft-lbs
at 3 400rpm
260ft-lbs
at 1 450rpm
Horsepower: 
288hp
at 6 300rpm
240hp
at 5 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
40.40Feet
39.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
no
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter for garage door, security system, etc
Concierge Service
Destination Download
Hands-Free Calling
Destination guidance also Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Roadside Assistance
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
201.90in
184.50in
Width: 
79.00in
74.10in
Height: 
71.70in
63.90in
Ground Clearance: 
7.60in
8.00in
Front Track: 
63.60in
Rear Track: 
64.30in
Wheel Base: 
118.90in
110.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.40
39.90
Front Hip Room: 
57.20in
56.70in
Front Leg Room: 
41.30in
40.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.60in
57.20in
Rear Head Room: 
39.40
37.40
Rear Hip Room: 
57.00in
57.40in
Rear leg room: 
36.80in
34.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.30in
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
115.20cu.ft
49.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4500lbs
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.30cu.ft
17.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
25.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
4922.00lbs
4130.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Low fuel level warning

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
4 one-touch power windows
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette
8 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Sport front seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Manual folding split-bench third row seats
Reclining rear seats
Folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with pass-thru center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Sun sensor
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Heated steering wheel
Leather and wood steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Cargo floor mats
Cargo area light
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
1 subwoofer
10 total speakers
Bose premium brand speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Separate rear audio
Speed sensitive volume control
9 total speakers
205 watts stereo output
Auxiliary audio input
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Power glass (tilt only) sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.5
18 x 8.5
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Null spare wheel
Run flat tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R16
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear fixed headrests
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Parking Assistant
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Rear center 3-point belt
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Brake drying
Self-leveling headlights
Emergency braking preparation
Post-collision safety system
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation

Options

Packages: 
Experience Buick Package
Experience Buick Package Savings
Hit the Road Accessory Package
Buick Interior Protection Package
Enclave Sport Touring Edition
Enclave Tuscan Edition
Cargo Convenience Package
Trailering Provision Package
XLine
Driver Assistance Package
Premium Package
Lighting Package
M Sport
Cold Weather Package
Driver Assistance Plus
Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Wheel Locks
20" Bright Machined Aluminum Wheels w/Blade Silver Pockets
Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
Body-Color Front and Rear Molded Splash Guards
Molded, Body-Color Assist Steps
Dual Skyscape Sunroof
20" M Double Spoke Wheels
19" M Double Spoke Wheels
Interior Options: 
Integrated Cargo Liner
Universal Tablet Holders
Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System
All-Weather Cargo Mat
Color Touch Navigation AM/FM/SiriusXM Radio w/CD/DVD Player
Third Row All-Weather Floor Mats
8-Passenger Seating
First and Second Row All-Weather Floor Mats
ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
Navigation System
Side and Top View Cameras
Heated Front Seats
Enhanced USB and Bluetooth Plus Smartphone Integration
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Light Titanium Seats w/Dark Titanium Interior Accents, cloth
#A59F99
Color: 
Beige/Black SensaTec, leatherette
#A99C89
Black Nevada w/Gray Contrast Stitching, premium leather
#202020
Black Nevada w/Gray Contrast Stitching, premium leather
#1C1C1C
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#101010
Ivory White Nevada w/Red Contrast Stitching, premium leather
#D6D5D3
Mocha Nevada w/Orange Contrast Stitching, premium leather
#615E5B
Oyster Nevada, premium leather
#C1BEB5
Saddle Brown Nevada, premium leather
#8B7763
Sand Beige/Black Nevada, premium leather
#B4A794