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2022 Buick Enclave vs. 2022 Chevrolet Traverse Review

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2022 Buick
Enclave

MSRP*: $42,800 to $57,100
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2022 Chevrolet
Traverse

MSRP*: $33,700 to $53,400
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Invoice* $40,831 to $54,473 $32,150 to $50,944
MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 97.4 ft3 98.2 ft3
Engine
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 310 hp 310 hp
Exterior Length 204.8 in 205.9 in
Exterior Width 78.8 in 78.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 in
Head Room Front 41.2 - 42.6 in
Rear 39.0 - 39.9 in
Front 41.4 - 42.8 in
Rear 39.0 - 40.0 in

*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 Buick Enclave offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Chevrolet Traverse, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Buick Enclave and the Chevrolet Traverse.

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

Dimensions
The Buick Enclave is about the same width as the Chevrolet Traverse. When looking at overall length, the Buick Enclave takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Chevrolet Traverse.

Handling
The Buick Enclave has the same turning radius as the Chevrolet Traverse, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Buick Enclave and the Chevrolet Traverse.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Buick Enclave and the Chevrolet Traverse are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Buick Enclave has less seating than the Chevrolet Traverse, making the Chevrolet Traverse the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Buick Enclave as you will in the Chevrolet Traverse.

Warranty
The Buick Enclave comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Traverse.