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2021 BMW X1 vs. 2021 Buick Envision Review

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2021 BMW
X1

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2021 Buick
Envision

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MSRP*
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$35,400 to $37,400
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$31,800 to $42,200
Invoice* $33,420 to $35,280 $30,337 to $40,259
MPG - City 23 - 24 22 - 24
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 29 - 31
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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Envision than in the BMW X1, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW X1 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Envision.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X1 as you will with the Buick Envision, 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 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
Since the BMW X1 is much slimmer than the Buick Envision, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The BMW X1 is slightly shorter than the Buick Envision, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW X1 and the Buick Envision are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The BMW X1 has the same turning radius as the Buick Envision, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the BMW X1 and 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. The BMW X1 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than 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.