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2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2021 Dodge Durango Review

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2021 Buick

MSRP*: $40,300 to $56,300
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2021 Dodge

MSRP*: $32,570 to $80,995
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Invoice* $38,446 to $53,710 $32,203 to $78,416
MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 12 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG 17 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 97.6 ft3 85.1 ft3
Engine V-6 V-6, V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 310 hp 293 - 710 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,200 - 8,700 lbs
Exterior Length 204.3 in 200.1 - 200.8 in
Exterior Width 78.8 in 75.7 - 76.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.6 in
Head Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.9 in
Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.8 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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

The Buick Enclave offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Dodge Durango, with comparable head- and legroom. The Buick Enclave will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Dodge Durango.

With the Dodge Durango, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Buick Enclave, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Whether you pick the Buick Enclave or the Dodge Durango, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Durango.

Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Dodge Durango, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Buick Enclave takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Dodge Durango.

The Buick Enclave has a smaller turning radius than the Dodge Durango, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Dodge Durango is clearly the choice over the Buick Enclave for pulling heavy loads. The Buick Enclave has a little less horsepower than the Dodge Durango.

With similar torque, the Buick Enclave and the Dodge Durango are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

The Buick Enclave offers greater seating capacity than the Dodge Durango, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Buick Enclave has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Dodge Durango.

The Buick Enclave comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Dodge Durango.