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2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2021 Lexus NX 300h Review

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2021 Buick
Enclave

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2021 Lexus
NX 300h

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MSRP*
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$40,300 to $56,300
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$40,160 to $46,910
Invoice* $38,446 to $53,710 $37,751 to $44,096
MPG - City 17 - 18 33
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Enclave than in the Lexus NX 300h. 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 Lexus NX 300h.

Convenience
The Buick Enclave requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus NX 300h, 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 Lexus NX 300h. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Buick Enclave is much higher than that for the Lexus NX 300h.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Lexus NX 300h, 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 Lexus NX 300h.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Buick Enclave does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Lexus NX 300h.

Handling
The Buick Enclave has a larger turning radius than the Lexus NX 300h, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Buick Enclave is clearly the choice over the Lexus NX 300h for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Enclave greatly out-muscles the Lexus NX 300h.

Utility
The Buick Enclave offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus NX 300h, 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 Lexus NX 300h.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Buick Enclave is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus NX 300h.