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2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review

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2021 Buick
Enclave

MSRP*: $40,300 to $56,300
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2021 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

MSRP*: $33,120 to $88,445
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Invoice* $38,446 to $53,710 $32,789 to $84,523
MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 11 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG 17 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 97.6 ft3 68.3 ft3
Engine V-6 V-6, V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 310 hp 293 - 707 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,500 - 7,200 lbs
Exterior Length 204.3 in 189.3 - 191.3 in
Exterior Width 78.8 in 76.5 - 77.1 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 39.2 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

Comfort
The Buick Enclave offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Jeep Grand Cherokee. 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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

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 Buick Enclave will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Grand Cherokee. 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Jeep Grand Cherokee, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Buick Enclave, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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

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

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

Utility
The Buick Enclave offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Grand Cherokee, 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Warranty
The Buick Enclave comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Grand Cherokee.