Comparison - Buick Enclave Avenir 2018 - vs - Lincoln MKX Black Label 2017

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2018 Buick Enclave Review
2018 Buick Enclave Premium AWD Review
2018 Buick Enclave 3.6 L V6 Review
2018 Buick Enclave: Full Review
2019 Buick Enclave - Review & Road Test
Buick Enclave 2016, Review, Safety Features
Buick Enclave 2017, Review
2018 Buick Enclave Premium AWD Test Drive Video Review
2017 Lincoln MKX Reserve AWD
2017 Lincoln MKX review, Interior and Exterior features
2017 Lincoln MKX Black Label Review, Features, Specifications
2017 Lincoln MKX, Review, Walkaround
2016 Lincoln MKX Turbo Review and Road Test
Review: 2016 Lincoln MKX 2.7 FWD
2016 / 2017 Lincoln MKX 2.7L Turbo Review and Road Test
2017 Lincoln MKX Reserve AWD
Model: 
Average Price: 
55,715
Updated: 
18 Jan 2018
47,375
Updated: 
18 Nov 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2017
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.00gals
18.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Satin Steel metallic
#C2C6D9
WHITE FROST METALLIC
#FFFFFF
DARK SLATE METALLIC
#374649
PEPPERDUST METALLIC
#BDAC98
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#323544
Color: 
Black Velvet Metallic
#000000
Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#3E020C
Ingot Silver Metallic
#AEB2B5
Luxe Silver Metallic
#7F7E80
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#262523
Midnight Sapphire Blue Metallic
#1C3D4F
Palladium White Gold Metallic
#E5E0DA
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#8E1C26
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
#F7F6F2

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

Load up an MKX and you'll be over $60,000 before you know it, but this under-the-radar crossover largely feels worth the dough—if you take the time to seek it out.
The 2017 Lincoln MKX is a mid-size crossover capable of seating five passengers in leather-lined comfort.

Pros
Handsome, reserved styling
Strong V-6 engines
Plush inside with a high degree of customizability
Comfortable suspension and good handling

Cons
No hybrid for the lineup
Gimmicky push-button shifter
Lincoln brand lacks full luxury cachet
AWD fuel economy is so-so

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2017 Lincoln MKX ranks 14 out of 22 Luxury Midsize SUVs. The mid-ranked 2017 Lincoln MKX is worth considering if you're seeking upscale accommodations for the family without a hefty price tag. The MKX offers outstanding safety scores and just as many features as other luxury midsize SUVs, though its fuel economy trails the majority of the class.

Pros
Potent twin-turbo V6 option
Outstanding safety scores
Budget-friendly for the class

Cons
Subpar fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

The completely redesigned 2017 Lincoln MKX is now a more competitive midsize luxury crossover SUV. Comfortable and well-equipped, it's certainly worth a look.

Pros
Quiet interior with spacious rear seating; comfortable ride quality; a lot of features for the money; strong turbocharged V6 engine option.

Cons
Thick roof pillars and a small rear window impair rearward visibility; a few interior touch points aren't quite up to snuff.

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
23.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
3.70L
Torque: 
266ft-lbs
at 2 800rpm
278ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
310hp
at 6 800rpm
303hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet
38.60Feet

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
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
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
Keyless Ignition
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Keyless ignition
Destination Download
Mobile Internet
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
204.30in
190.00in
Width: 
78.80in
76.10in
Height: 
69.90in
66.20in
Ground Clearance: 
7.70in
7.80in
Front Track: 
64.80in
Rear Track: 
64.70in
Wheel Base: 
120.90in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
Rear Head Room: 
39.40
39.20
Front Leg Room: 
42.80in
Rear leg room: 
38.90in
39.60in
Front Hip Room: 
59.10in
56.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
62.40in
58.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.70in
55.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.70in
59.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
97.60cu.ft
68.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.60cu.ft
37.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
4605.00lbs
4387.00lbs

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
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
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Driver cooled seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger cooled seat
Premium leather
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
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
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Multi-Level Heating
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson Strut
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
5-link Rear Suspension
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
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
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
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
Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
Memory card slot
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 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
One-touch power sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20
20
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Null spare wheel
Inside mounted spare tire
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
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 front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
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
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Post-collision safety system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Adaptive headlights

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 800A
Cargo Utility Package
Cargo Accessories Package
Driver Assistance Package
Technology Package
Trailer Tow Package
Climate Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locks
Front License Plate Bracket
Front License Plate Bracket
Satin Roof Rack Side Rails without Crossbars
21" Polished Aluminum Wheels
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Dual Headrest DVD Entertainment System
22-Way Adjustable Front Seats
Modern Heritage Theme
Thoroughbred Theme
Indulgence Theme

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
chestnut
#382623
Color: 
Cappuccino, leatherette
#C3BFAE
Ebony, leatherette
#1A1A1A