Comparison - Buick Enclave 2017 - vs - Buick Envision 2017

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Make: 
Average Price: 
45,765
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
43,677
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.00gals
17.30gals
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: 
Bronze Alloy Metallic
#6E5A51
Chili Red Metallic
#8E000C
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#000000
Galaxy Silver Metallic
#C1C0C5
Midnight Amethyst Metallic
#27222B
Summit White
#FFFFFF

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

Forget about its Chinese roots; the Envision is a comfortable, well-appointed crossover. But it's also expensive, and there are some interior compromises.
Let's not beat around the bush: The 2017 Buick Envision is the first mainstream vehicle assembled in China and exported to the United States.
Introduced last year but expanded for the 2017 model year to a full lineup of base, Preferred, Essence, Premium, and Premium II trim levels, the Envision may sound like a brand of perfume, but it's really a mid-size crossover.

Pros
Perfect fit for the Buick lineup
Quiet interior
Comfortable ride quality
Attractive styling

Cons
Price on par with genuine luxury rivals
Would you buy a Chinese-made American car?
Turbo is AWD-only
Advanced safety tech costs big bucks

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2017 Buick Envision ranks 12 out of 14 Luxury Compact SUVs. The 2017 Buick Envision gets lost near the back of the luxury compact SUV pack. It’s comfortable to drive and nicely equipped, and it offers good value for the money, but in a sea of over-achievers, the Envision is just average.

Pros
Peppy turbocharged engine
Comfortable, spacious seats
Excellent safety ratings
Lots of tech features

Cons
Underpowered base engine
Dull handling

By: 
usnews.com

The 2017 Buick Envision is an all-new vehicle in the lineup that slots between the smaller Encore and the midsize Enclave SUVs. The Envision combines a practical size with a long list of standard features that make it a value-packed, near-luxury SUV worth considering.

Pros
Manageable size makes it easy to drive and maneuver
The cabin is as quiet inside as premium luxury SUVs
You get a lot of features for the money.

Cons
Cargo capacity is merely average for the class
Engine output is adequate but far from impressive.

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Flexible
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
v
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
2.50L
Torque: 
270ft-lbs
at 3 400rpm
192ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
288hp
at 6 300rpm
197hp
at 6 300rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.40Feet
36.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
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
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise 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
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Concierge Service*
Destination Download*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Hands-Free Calling*

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
201.90in
183.70in
Width: 
79.00in
72.40in
Height: 
71.70in
66.80in
Ground Clearance: 
7.60in
6.90in
Front Track: 
62.90in
Rear Track: 
62.10in
Wheel Base: 
118.90in
107.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.40
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
39.40
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
41.30in
40.90in
Rear leg room: 
36.80in
37.50in
Front Hip Room: 
57.20in
54.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.60in
57.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.00in
53.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.30in
55.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
115.20cu.ft
57.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.30cu.ft
26.90cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4922.00lbs
3755.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

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

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
6 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette/cloth
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
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
Folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts

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
Turn signal in mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
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
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Speed sensitive volume control
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.5
18
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Null spare wheel
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Painted alloy wheels
Null spare wheel
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R16
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
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
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Rear center 3-point belt

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
Buick Interior Protection Package
Cargo Package
Interior Luxury 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
Molded, Body-Color Assist Steps
Wheel Lock Kit
Satin Chrome Grille
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
Protective Seat Cover
Universal Tablet Holders

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Light Titanium Seats w/Dark Titanium Interior Accents, cloth
#A59F99
Color: 
Light Neutral w/Ebony Interior Accents, leatherette/cloth
#A08E72