Comparison - Buick Envision Essence 2018 - vs - Kia Telluride Hybrid 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
39,570
Updated: 
20 Feb 2018
$
43,490
Updated: 
08 Feb 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2020
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-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
18.80gals
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: 
Dark moss
#3F3A34
Snow white pearl
#FFFFFF
Everlasting silver
#6F7072
Gravity grey
#505358
Ebony black
#0D0D0D
Black copper
#110D0C

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 2020 Kia Telluride comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed automatic.All-new model.Kia's biggest SUV yet.Seating for seven or eight people.

Pros
Robust standard V6 with decent towing power
Spacious interior for large families
Lots of standard tech and safety features
Plush ride and well-shaped seats offer all-day comfort

Cons
No available powertrain upgrades
Less small-item storage in cabin than some competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Kia Telluride has a boxy, modern look.There’s substance to the 2020 Kia Telluride’s style.

Pros
Chic looks
Standard safety gear
Spacious, airy interior
Comfortable

Cons
Turbo rivals are quicker
So-so mpg
May be too big for some
Crowded SUV field

By: 
thecarconnection.com

With enormous proportions, the boldly styled Telluride is Kia's biggest crossover. Although it's based on the Sorento, the 2020 Telluride is more interesting to look at, with nifty designs for its head- and taillights and a boxy, angular silhouette.

Pros
Excellent Style,
Cavernous interior,
loads of tech.

Cons
Intrusive adaptive cruise,
no upgraded engine option.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Kia Telluride ranked #1 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Kia Telluride has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 20 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Gentle ride
Large cargo hold
Lots of safety features
Handsome cabin

Cons
Less agile than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Flexible
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
3.80L
Torque: 
192ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
262ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
Horsepower: 
197hp
at 6 300rpm
291hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
38.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
no
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
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Sun Sensor
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Keyless Ignition
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Carpeted Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.70in
196.90in
Width: 
72.40in
78.30in
Height: 
66.80in
69.30in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
8.00in
Front Track: 
62.90in
67.20in
Rear Track: 
62.10in
67.60in
Wheel Base: 
108.30in
114.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
39.50
Front Hip Room: 
54.40in
58.90in
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
44.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.00in
61.60in
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
38.80
Rear Hip Room: 
53.10in
58.00in
Rear leg room: 
37.50in
42.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.80in
61.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
57.30cu.ft
87.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.90cu.ft
21.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
3929.00lbs
4482.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 one-touch power windows
Hands-Free Entry
power steering
Power Door Locks with Speed Sensing Lock and Impact Sensing Unlock

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
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Heated and ventilated 1st and 2nd-row seats
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Front Seatback Pockets w/ Device Pouch
Front Seatback Hooks
Ventilated Front Seats
Heated Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Bucket Front Seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding Center Armrest
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Multi-Level Heating
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
The independent MacPherson strut-front suspension and stabilizer bar offer precise handling dynamics. Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Independent multi-link rear suspension helps enhance ride quality. Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
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
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Air Conditioning
Dual Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors

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
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Front and rear-hinged back doors open to 90 degrees
Largest tiger-nose grille
Recessed quad-LED headlamps
Horizontal LED indicator lights
Polished-metal skid plate
Hood scoops
Thin, vertical taillights
Dual exhaust tips
Wing-shaped, ceiling-mounted LED panel
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18-In
20 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Polished alloy wheels
Null spare wheel
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

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
Front Ventilated Brake Disc
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear Solid Brake Disc
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
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
High Line Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Rollover Sensor

Options

Packages: 
Buick Interior Protection Package
Cargo Package
Interior Luxury Package
Active Package
Hit The Road Package
Road Trip Package
Towing Package
SX Prestige Package
Exterior Options: 
Molded, Body-Color Assist Steps
Wheel Lock Kit
Dual Skyscape Sunroof
Roof Rack Cross Rails
19" Midnight Silver Wheel Package
Cross Bars
Side Steps
Mudguard Kit
Tow Hitch W/Harness
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Protector
Front Alloy Skid Plate
Interior Options: 
Protective Seat Cover
Universal Tablet Holders
All-Weather Floor Liners
Buick Infotainment System W/Navigation
SX Dune Brown Nappa Leather Seats
Carpet Floormats
Illuminated Scuff Plates
Cargo Mat W/Seatback Protection
Cargo Cover
Folding Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
Interior Light Kit
SX Espresso Brown Leather Seats
SX Butterscotch Leather Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Light Neutral w/Ebony Interior Accents, leatherette/cloth
#A08E72
Color: 
Butterscotch, leather
#90694A
Dune Brown Nappa, premium leather
#97806F
Gray Nappa, premium leather
#EAE7E3
Gray, leather
#898A89
Black Nappa, premium leather
#4F4F4F
Black, leather
#2C2E30
Espresso brown, leather
#352C26