Comparison - Buick Enclave Avenir 2018 - vs - Buick Envision Avenir 2021

General

Other Names:

Also called:

--

Also called:

--

2018 Buick Enclave Quick Drive | Consumer Reports
2018 Buick Enclave | CarGurus Test Drive Review
2018 Buick Enclave Premium AWD Review
Buick Enclave Avenir 2018 Vs Chevrolet Traverse 2018/Comparison
2016 Buick Enclave Performance/Active Intelligent
Buick Enclave 2015 Review, test drive
2018 Buick Enclave Quick Drive | Consumer Reports
Buick Enclave Commercial
The All New 2021 Buick Envision Looks Good.
2021 Buick Envision Review: Pleasant, calm, and comfortable
Is the NEW 2021 Buick Envision Avenir the best luxury
2021 Buick Envision review // This is a Buick??
2021 Buick Envision review // This is a Buick??
2017 Buick Envision Review: Curbed with Craig Cole
2016 Buick Envision: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know
Reality Check of 2017 Buick Envision from China and review
Make: 
Average Price: 
55,715
Updated: 
18 Jan 2018
$
42,000
Updated: 
20 Oct 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2021
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.00gals
16.10gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Satin Steel metallic
#C2C6D9
WHITE FROST METALLIC
#FFFFFF
DARK SLATE METALLIC
#374649
PEPPERDUST METALLIC
#BDAC98
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#323544
Color: 
Burnished Bronze Metallic
#A9500D
Cinnabar Metallic
#A7031B
Ebony twilight metallic
#000000
Dark Moon Blue Metallic
#3B4668
Rich Garnet Metallic
#712932
Summit white
#FFFFFF
Satin Steel Gray Metallic
#9BA0AB

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Buick Enclave hones its appeal with beautiful style, much-improved handling, and no-nonsense technology.

Pros
Expressive sheet metal
Spare and elegant cockpit
Good third-row space
Much-improved handling
Still rides smoothly

Cons
Base seats are cloth
All-wheel drive is part-time
Fuel economy still just average
Best safety features not pervasive
Pricey Avenir trim level is more a feature-unlock code

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Avenir name is something new entirely. It's a new sub-brand that Buick is introducing on the Enclave that adds another layer of luxury onto the standard model. It will sit above the Premium model that was previously the most feature-rich trim level offered on the Enclave. Standard features on the Enclave Avenir include a unique mesh grille, 20-inch wheels and exclusive interior colors and materials. The individual features aren't striking on their own, but taken together they do make this Enclave look a step above anything offered on its predecessor.
Apart from the Avenir upgrades, the Enclave follows much the same formula as the previous model. It's a spacious three-row crossover with a standard V6 and a new nine-speed automatic transmission. The engine delivers 302 horsepower to either the front wheels or all four wheels on all-wheel-drive models. Towing capacity is up to 5,000 pounds and we expect overall mileage to improve slightly.

By: 
edmunds.com

The fully redesigned 2018 version is hugely important as the brand’s grandest offering.Buick’s latest three-row ute succeeds in being a marked improvement over its predecessor in every meaningful way.

Pros
Shapely design,
tons of usable space,
refined road manners,
lots of available features.

Cons
Prices climb quickly with options,
a tight third row for three,
some cheap bits still visible.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
Powerful turbocharged engine
Handsome updated styling
Standard active safety tech

Cons
Luxury Avenir trim will be expensive
The brand doesn't command as much respect as some competitors

By: 
motortrend.com

Buick has completely redesigned the Envision SUV for 2021, imbuing it with an eye-catching design that's far more handsome than the bland 2020 model featured.We haven't had the chance to sample the all-new Envision, but we suspect that the mid-range Essence model will likely satisfy most buyers. Those seeking a luxury ride with all the trimmings should turn their attention to the top-flight Avenir. When we know more about the Envision's standard and optional features, we'll update this story with results.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The redesigned 2021 Buick Envision comes with more standard features and a more stylish look.

Pros
Good standard safety features
Avenir trim
More American-sized proportions
Sharper style

Cons
No word on price
Will it have enough power?
Is it bigger inside?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine is no longer offered.Previous five trim levels reduced to three: Preferred, Essence and Avenir.Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard.

Pros
Quiet interior at highway speeds
Both the ride and the seats are comfortable
Standard wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

Cons
Disappointing real-world fuel economy
Visibility is compromised by thick pillars
Not much fun to drive

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
2.00L
Torque: 
266ft-lbs
at 2 800rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
310hp
at 6 800rpm
230hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet

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: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
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
Keyless Ignition
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
204.30in
182.50in
Width: 
78.80in
74.10in
Height: 
69.90in
64.60in
Ground Clearance: 
7.70in
Wheel Base: 
120.90in
109.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
39.40
38.90
Front Leg Room: 
40.40in
Rear leg room: 
38.90in
39.30in
Front Hip Room: 
59.10in
55.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
62.40in
56.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.70in
47.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.70in
55.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
97.60cu.ft
52.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.60cu.ft
25.20cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4605.00lbs
3932.00lbs

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: 
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
6 -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
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver 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
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson Strut
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
5-link Rear Suspension
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

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
Speed sensitive volume control
APPLE CARPLAY
ONSTAR 4G LTE WI-FI HOTSPOT
WIRELESS CHARGING
9 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Memory Card Slot
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20
20"
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R20

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
Ventilated disc
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
AVAILABLE SURROUND VISION CAMERA AND REAR CROSS-TRAFFIC ALERT
FORWARD COLLISION ALERT & LOW-SPEED FORWARD AUTOMATIC BRAKING
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Technology Package II
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locks
Front License Plate Bracket
Panoramic Moonroof
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Vertical Cargo Net
Horizontal Cargo Net

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
chestnut
#382623
Color: 
Ebony Seats w/Ebony Interior Accents, leather
#000000
Whisper Beige Seats w/Ebony Interior Accents, leather
#BFAEB5