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2018 Buick Enclave vs. 2018 GMC Acadia Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Buick Enclave offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the GMC Acadia, with comparable head- and legroom. The Buick Enclave offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the GMC Acadia, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Enclave as you will with the GMC Acadia, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Buick Enclave is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Acadia. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Buick Enclave and the GMC Acadia have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the GMC Acadia, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Buick Enclave, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the GMC Acadia.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Buick Enclave does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the GMC Acadia.

Handling
The Buick Enclave has the same turning radius as the GMC Acadia, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Buick Enclave is clearly the choice over the GMC Acadia for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Buick Enclave and the GMC Acadia.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Buick Enclave and the GMC Acadia. The Buick Enclave has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the GMC Acadia.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Buick Enclave than that of the GMC Acadia.

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2018 Buick
Enclave

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MSRP*: $39,995 - $55,715

2018 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $29,000 - $47,020
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City MPG: 17 - 18 17 - 21
Highway MPG: 25 - 26 25 - 26
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $39,795 - $52,929 $28,855 - $44,669

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.