Comparison - Buick Envision Essence 2018 - vs - Infiniti QX50 Essential AWD 2019

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

Infiniti EX

Model: 
Average Price: 
39,570
Updated: 
20 Feb 2018
$
45,150
Updated: 
07 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.30gals
16.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Bronze Alloy Metallic
#6E5A51
Chili Red Metallic
#8E000C
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#000000
Galaxy Silver Metallic
#C1C0C5
Midnight Amethyst Metallic
#27222B
Summit White
#FFFFFF
Color: 
Majestic White
#E6E6E6
Liquid Platinum
#97A0AF
Lunar White
#FFFFFF
Hermosa Blue
#3348AB
Graphite Shadow
#4B4A52
Eclipse Black
#2D2D2D
Dynamic Sunstone
#B40202
Black Obsidian
#000000
Chestnut Bronze
#5E4C42

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Buick Envision is a comfortable, roomy five-seat crossover that may not be the best in its class but is still worth a look.

Pros
Pleasant styling
Very quiet
Comfortable ride
Good value at bottom end

Cons
Price escalates fast
Oddball Preferred trim level
Safety tech only on top models
A little narrow

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Buick Envision ranked #11 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Buick Envision has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Peppy optional turbocharged engine
Comfortable, roomy seats
Lots of tech features

Cons
Underwhelming base engine
Numb handling
Less interior opulence than luxury rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Among small luxury crossover SUVs, the 2018 Buick Envision might be worth your attention. Though its exterior styling is generic, it comes with a generous amount of features for the price and has an attractive interior trimmed in high-quality materials. It slots between the compact Encore and larger Enclave in Buick's portfolio. As such, it's pretty easy to maneuver around town but still has a decent amount of interior and cargo space.

Pros
The cabin is quiet at highway speeds
You get a lot of features for the money

Cons
Weak acceleration with base engine
Unsettled ride quality at times
Cargo capacity is below average for the class

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is a beautiful package of technological innovations—in places visible and not visible.

Pros
Beautiful, inside and out
Good standard safety tech
Remarkably advanced engine
Good value in top trims
Whisper-quiet interior

Cons
Dual-screen infotainment system
Option packages are walled off in some trim levels
Getting top safety packages requires top trims
Finicky throttle in early, pre-production models

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Infiniti QX50 ranked #9 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Infiniti QX50 has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 13 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lots of cargo space
Great gas mileage
Spacious, supportive seats

Cons
Uninspiring handling
Disappointing infotainment system

By: 
usnews.com

Infiniti’s slinky QX50 is more than just a pretty face—its creased sheetmetal is hiding a revolutionary new powertrain. A quest for increased fuel efficiency led Infiniti to develop a first-of-its-kind variable-compression-ratio turbocharged engine, good for 268 hp and, by Infiniti's estimate, 30 to 31 mpg on the highway.

Pros
Invisible and novel tech;
spacious, refined,
quiet,
and comfortable.

Cons
We anticipated better fuel economy;
the usual CVT complaints.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Flexible
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
24.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
192ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
280ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
197hp
at 6 300rpm
268hp
at 5 600rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
36.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
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
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
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.)
Sun Sensor
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Keyless Ignition
Keyless ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.70in
184.70in
Width: 
72.40in
74.90in
Height: 
66.80in
66.00in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
8.60in
Front Track: 
62.90in
60.40in
Rear Track: 
62.10in
61.00in
Wheel Base: 
108.30in
110.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
40.00
Front Hip Room: 
54.40in
55.60in
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
39.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.00in
57.90in
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
38.40
Rear Hip Room: 
53.10in
53.80in
Rear leg room: 
37.50in
38.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.80in
57.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
57.30cu.ft
64.40cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.90cu.ft
31.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.20degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
3929.00lbs
3857.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 one-touch power windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8-way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding Center Armrest
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control

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: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Three Zone Climate Control
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: 
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
6 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
One-touch power sunroof
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18-In
19 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Polished alloy wheels
Null spare wheel
Run Flat Tires
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear 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
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: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Emergency Service*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Rear center 3-point belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Buick Interior Protection Package
Cargo Package
Interior Luxury Package
Active Package
Hit The Road Package
Road Trip Package
Sensory Package
ProACTIVE Package
ProASSIST Package
Appearance Package
Premium Heat Package
Tow Package
Autograph Package
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Molded, Body-Color Assist Steps
Wheel Lock Kit
Dual Skyscape Sunroof
Roof Rack Cross Rails
19" Midnight Silver Wheel Package
Exclusive Paint
Welcome Lighting
Premium Paint
Lifestyle Hitch
Splash Guards
Interior Options: 
Protective Seat Cover
Universal Tablet Holders
All-Weather Floor Liners
Buick Infotainment System W/Navigation
Premium Audio
Illuminated Kick Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Light Neutral w/Ebony Interior Accents, leatherette/cloth
#A08E72
Color: 
Graphite, premium leather
#141414
Graphite, leather
#141414
Wheat/Black, leather
#A8987E
Wheat/Brown, premium leather
#C8D3D7
Wheat/Brown/Blue, premium leather
#D9E4E8