Comparison - Buick Enclave Avenir 2019 - vs - Volkswagen Touareg V6 Executive 2019

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Average Price: 
$
55,800
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
£
53,145
Updated: 
02 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.70gals
26.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Dark Slate Metallic
#576e74
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#1c2427
Satin Steel Metallic
#9ba0ab
Carrageen Metallic
#40616A
Pepperdust Metallic
#B2ABA5
White Frost Tricoat
#FAFAFA
Color: 
Black Oak Brown Metallic
#281F1A
Canyon Gray Metallic
#595B58
Dark Flint Metallic
#374142
Deep Black Metallic
#000000
Moonlight Blue
#202E37
Pure White
#FFFFFF
Reflex Silver Metallic
#D8D8D8
Sand Gold Metallic
#A69F95
Reef Blue Metallic
#243551

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Buick Enclave carries over from the redesigned 2018 model with only minor trim and options updates, and that's a good thing. We like the Enclave's long list of standard features and its high level of in-car technology.

Pros
Generous room for passengers in all three rows
Quiet and smooth ride quality
Plenty of standard features

Cons
Some advanced safety features only available on the top trim level

By: 
edmunds.com

Abhor the idea of a minivan? The 2019 Buick Enclave is a generously sized family crossover with a quiet interior and luxury appointments—and no sliding doors.

Pros
Balanced and well-defined silhouette
Generous third-row space
Minimalist cockpit
Confident ride and handling
Decent performance, but…

Cons
...fuel economy lags
Trims and options get pricey fast
Base model lacks most advanced safety tech
All-wheel drive is part-time only

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Buick Enclave ranked #3 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Buick Enclave has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 17 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable, quiet, and spacious cabin
Impressive set of standard features
Lots of cargo space and in-cabin storage
Smooth performance and ride quality

Cons
Interior isn't as posh as some competitors

By: 
usnews.com

The name sounds odd, but the Touareg offers a comfortable ride and spirited performance—something we all can understand. Its 3.6-liter V-6 makes 280 hp and is mated to an eight-speed automatic and all-wheel drive. The Touareg is large, comfortable, and solid—plus it’s equally at home both on and off the pavement. A standard touchscreen infotainment display is functional but dated; the optional adaptive cruise control and automated emergency braking, however, are well engineered and effective.

By: 
caranddriver.com

PROS
Comfortable, tech-laden interior
Active safety functions
3.5 tonne towing, real off-road ability
Ride on standard air suspension

CONS
No seven-seat option
Lacks a full-size spare tyre
Expensive for a Volkswagen

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
17.00mpg
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
3.60L
Torque: 
266ft-lbs
at 2 800rpm
266ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
Horsepower: 
310hp
at 6 800rpm
280hp
at 6 200rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet
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: 
keyless ignition
manual rear seat easy entry
turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Sun sensor
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
heated steering wheel
leather and wood steering wheel
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Electric Power Steering
Cooled Storage Compartment
Extended Cabin Heating

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
204.30in
188.80in
Width: 
78.80in
76.40in
Height: 
69.90in
68.20in
Ground Clearance: 
7.70in
7.90in
Front Track: 
65.00in
Rear Track: 
66.00in
Wheel Base: 
120.90in
113.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.00
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
39.90
38.90
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
41.40in
Rear leg room: 
38.90in
36.70in
Front Hip Room: 
59.10in
58.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
62.40in
59.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.70in
57.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.70in
56.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
97.60cu.ft
64.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
7716lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.60cu.ft
32.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
26.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
26.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4685.00lbs
4696.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Center and rear limited slip differential

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
2 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
leather
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
10-way power passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette
10 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
power folding split-bench third row seats
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
reclining rear seats
Folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
multi-level heating
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding center armrest
Heated

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: 
Extended cabin heating
Leather steering wheel
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Cooled storage compartment

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
speed sensitive volume control
Bose premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
10 total speakers
USB connection
1 subwoofer(s)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB connection
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Speed sensitive volume control
10 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Memory card slot
620 Watts Stereo Output
Dynaudio Premium Brand Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 in.
21 X 9.5 In
Wheels more: 
temporary spare tire
All season tires
underbody mounted spare tire
painted alloy wheels
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R21

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: 
Front Ventilated 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: 
no
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 door child safety locks
Turn signal mirrors
stability control
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
remote anti-theft alarm system
auto delay off headlamps
tire pressure monitoring
pre-collision safety system
post-collision safety system
child seat anchors
Emergency braking assist
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Rear folding headrests
Brake drying
Self-leveling headlights
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Cornering Lights

Options

Packages: 
Roadside Safety Package
Hit The Road Package
Floor Liner Package
Avenir Technology Package
Trailering Package
Premium Carpet Floor Mat Package
Cargo Package
Buick Interior Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Front and Rear Splash Guards
Wheel Lock Kit
Molded Assist Steps
Front License Plate Bracket Mounting Package
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Roof Rack
Roof Edge Spoiler
Splash Guards
Trailer Hitch Extras
Interior Options: 
Powered Tablet Holder
Collapsible Cargo Organizer
Universal Tablet Holders
Protective Seat Cover
Rear Seat Infotainment System w/DVD Player
Horizontal Cargo Net
Rear Seat Infotainment System
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Roadside Assistance Kit
Rubber Mat Kit
Luggage Net
First Aid Kit

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony w/Ebony Interior Accents, leather
#000000
Chestnut w/Ebony Interior Accents, leather
#684c48
Color: 
#101010
Black Anthracite, leatherette
#B4A599
Cornsilk Beige, leatherette