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2020 Buick Envision vs. 2021 Kia Telluride Review

New 2020 Buick Envision

2020 Buick
Envision

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New 2021 Kia Telluride

2021 Kia
Telluride

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MSRP*
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$33,500 to $43,600
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$31,990 to $44,090
Invoice* $31,959 to $41,594 $30,871 to $42,105
MPG - City 20 - 22 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 24 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 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 Kia Telluride 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 Kia Telluride.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Envision as you will with the Kia Telluride, 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). Whether you pick the Buick Envision or the Kia Telluride, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Kia Telluride have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Envision is much slimmer than the Kia Telluride, 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 Kia Telluride.

Drivetrain
The Buick Envision has much lower torque than the Kia Telluride, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Kia Telluride is clearly the choice over the Buick Envision for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Envision has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Telluride.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Buick Envision seats a lot fewer people than the Kia Telluride. The Buick Envision has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Telluride.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Buick Envision is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Telluride.