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2016 Buick Enclave vs. 2016 Lexus RX 350 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Buick Enclave than the Lexus RX 350. The Lexus RX 350 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Enclave.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Enclave as you will with the Lexus RX 350, 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 Lexus RX 350. 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 Lexus RX 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Lexus RX 350, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Buick Enclave, which is slightly longer than the Lexus RX 350.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Buick Enclave and the Lexus RX 350 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Buick Enclave has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lexus RX 350, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Buick Enclave is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Buick Enclave and the Lexus RX 350.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Buick Enclave more than the Lexus RX 350, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Buick Enclave, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 350.

Warranty
The Buick Enclave comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus RX 350.

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2016 Buick
Enclave

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MSRP*: $39,065 - $49,515

2016 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*: $41,900 - $49,125
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Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.56%
City MPG: 16 - 17 19 - 20
Highway MPG: 22 - 24 26 - 28
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $37,112 - $47,039 $39,177 - $45,954

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.