2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2020 Buick Enclave | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2020 Buick Enclave Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 350

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New 2020 Buick Enclave

2020 Buick
Enclave

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MSRP*
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$54,250 to $56,750
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$40,000 to $56,100
Invoice* $50,995 to $53,345 $38,160 to $53,519
MPG - City 19 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy 26 25 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 than in the Buick Enclave. The Buick Enclave offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Enclave, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Buick Enclave. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Buick Enclave.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is much slimmer than the Buick Enclave, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Buick Enclave.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 and the Buick Enclave are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has the same turning radius as the Buick Enclave, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has a little less horsepower than the Buick Enclave.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 and the Buick Enclave.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 than that of the Buick Enclave.