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2023 Buick Envision vs. 2023 Subaru Ascent Review

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2023 Buick
Envision

MSRP*: $33,400 to $47,460
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2023 Subaru
Ascent

MSRP*: $33,895 to $48,195
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MPG - City 22 - 23 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 31 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 52.7 ft3 72.8 - 75.6 ft3
Engine
  • 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 260-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 hp 260 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 182.5 in 196.8 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 42.2 in
Rear 38.6 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 40.4 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.7 - 40.0 in

*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 Envision offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Subaru Ascent. The Subaru Ascent will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Envision.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Envision as you will with the Subaru Ascent, 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 Subaru Ascent.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Envision is much slimmer than the Subaru Ascent, 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 Subaru Ascent.

Handling
The Buick Envision has the same turning radius as the Subaru Ascent, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Buick Envision has a little less horsepower than the Subaru Ascent.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Buick Envision does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Ascent.

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