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2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Review

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2021 Buick
Enclave

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

MSRP*: $36,995 to $58,995
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Invoice* $38,446 to $53,710 $36,663 to $56,686
MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 18 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 97.6 ft3 84.6 ft3
Engine V-6 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 310 hp 290 - 357 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,200 - 7,200 lbs
Exterior Length 204.3 in 204.9 in
Exterior Width 78.8 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Head Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.9 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.9 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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 rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, with comparable head- and legroom. The Buick Enclave offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Enclave, 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). The Buick Enclave is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L. 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 L.

Dimensions
The Buick Enclave is a little wider than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Buick Enclave takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Handling
The Buick Enclave has the same turning radius as the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

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

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Buick Enclave transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Buick Enclave and the Jeep Grand Cherokee L. The Buick Enclave has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

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