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2020 Buick Envision vs. 2020 GMC Acadia Review

New 2020 Buick Envision

2020 Buick
Envision

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New 2020 GMC Acadia

2020 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*
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$33,500 to $43,600
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$29,800 to $48,300
Invoice* $31,959 to $41,594 $29,770 to $46,078
MPG - City 20 - 22 18 - 21
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 25 - 28
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 backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Acadia than in the Buick Envision, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Buick Envision and the GMC Acadia.

Convenience
The GMC Acadia requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Envision, 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). 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
Since the Buick Envision is much slimmer than the GMC Acadia, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. 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
The Buick Envision has much lower torque than the GMC Acadia, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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.