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2021 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Buick Envision Review

New 2021 BMW X1

2021 BMW
X1

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New 2020 Buick Envision

2020 Buick
Envision

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MSRP*
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$35,400 to $37,400
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$33,500 to $43,600
Invoice* $33,420 to $35,280 $31,959 to $41,594
MPG - City 23 - 24 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 25 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW X1 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Buick Envision, with comparable head- and legroom. The BMW X1 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Buick Envision, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The BMW X1 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Envision, making it more convenient to drive.

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 BMW X1 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Buick Envision. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X1 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Buick Envision.

Dimensions
The BMW X1 is about the same width as the Buick Envision. The BMW X1 is slightly shorter than the Buick Envision, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the BMW X1 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Buick Envision.

Handling
The BMW X1 has a larger turning radius than the Buick Envision, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW X1 has a little more horsepower than the Buick Envision.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X1 and the Buick Envision. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the BMW X1 as you will in the Buick Envision.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X1 than that of the Buick Envision.