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2015 Buick Enclave vs. 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid than in the Buick Enclave, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 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 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, 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 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Buick Enclave will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, 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 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Buick Enclave transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

Handling
The Buick Enclave has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Buick Enclave is clearly the choice over the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Buick Enclave has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

Utility
The Buick Enclave offers greater seating capacity than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Buick Enclave, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

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

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2015 Buick
Enclave

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MSRP*: $39,050 - $49,305

2014 Nissan
Pathfinder Hybrid

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MSRP*: $35,300 - $44,550
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 17 25
Highway MPG: 22 - 24 27 - 28
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 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*: $37,098 - $46,840 $32,548 - $41,065

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