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2021 Buick Envision vs. 2021 GMC Acadia Review

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2021 Buick
Envision

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2021 GMC
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MSRP*
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$31,800 to $42,200
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$29,800 to $48,600
Invoice* $30,337 to $40,259 $29,770 to $46,364
MPG - City 22 - 24 19 - 22
MPG - Hwy 29 - 31 26 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Buick Envision than the GMC Acadia. The GMC Acadia offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Buick Envision, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Envision as you will with the GMC Acadia, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick Envision will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Acadia. 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 Envision and the GMC Acadia have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Buick Envision is a little narrower than the GMC Acadia, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Buick Envision, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Acadia.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Buick Envision and the GMC Acadia are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Buick Envision has a smaller turning radius than the GMC Acadia, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Buick Envision will do just as well as the GMC Acadia, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Envision has a lot less horsepower than the GMC Acadia.

Utility
The Buick Envision has less seating than the GMC Acadia, making the GMC Acadia the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Buick Envision has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Acadia.

Warranty
The Buick Envision comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Acadia.