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2017 Buick Enclave vs. 2016 Lexus RX 450h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Buick Enclave offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Lexus RX 450h, with comparable head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 450h 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 450h, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick Enclave will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus RX 450h. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Buick Enclave will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Lexus RX 450h.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Lexus RX 450h, 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 450h.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Buick Enclave transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 450h.

Handling
The Buick Enclave has a larger turning radius than the Lexus RX 450h, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Lexus RX 450h is clearly the choice over the Buick Enclave for pulling heavy loads. The Buick Enclave has a little more horsepower than the Lexus RX 450h.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Buick Enclave more than the Lexus RX 450h, 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 450h.

Warranty
The Buick Enclave comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus RX 450h.

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2017 Buick
Enclave

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MSRP*: $39,065 - $49,625

2016 Lexus
RX 450h

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MSRP*: $52,235 - $57,045
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Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.56%
City MPG: 15 30 - 31
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 22 28 - 30
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 - $47,144 $49,101 - $53,622

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.