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Buick Enclave vs. Buick Encore

In comparing the Buick Enclave to the Buick Encore, the Buick Enclave has the advantage in the areas of interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Buick Encore has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Buick Enclave versus the Buick Encore, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Buick Enclave versus Buick Encore Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Buick Enclave ranges from $27,785 to $42,808 while a used Buick Encore from the same model year range is priced between $17,999 to $25,990. For a new model, the Buick Enclave's price is between $45,522 and $62,739, with the Buick Encore priced between $25,754 and $29,443.

Buick Enclave versus Buick Encore Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Buick Enclave is 8.6 out of 10 while the Buick Encore's quality rating is 8.4 out of 10. This results in the Buick Enclave being ranked 4 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs and the Buick Encore being ranked 10 out of 67.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Buick Enclave’s base engine makes 310 horsepower, and the Buick Encore base engine makes 155 horsepower. The Enclave is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 494 miles. The Encore is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 448 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Buick Enclave, a crossover/fullsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Buick Enclave has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Buick Encore has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Buick Enclave and the Buick Encore have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Buick Enclave

2022 Buick Encore

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$45,522 - $62,739

Used Asking Price:

$27,785 - $42,808

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

56.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$25,754 - $29,443

Used Asking Price:

$17,999 - $25,990

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.3%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.6 / 10

Reliability:

8.9 / 10

Retained Value:

7.0 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

7.2 / 10

Retained Value:

8.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 67
4 / 67
4 / 18
5 / 18
6 / 25

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 12
2 / 12
10 / 67
18 / 67

Summary Review

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Essence, Premium, Avenir

Trim Levels

Preferred

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

310 hp @ 6800 rpm

Torque:

266 foot-lbs @ 2800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.071 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

155 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

177 foot-lbs @ 2000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.049 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

18 / 26 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

342 / 494 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 32 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

336 / 448 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

N/A

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

62.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

61.6 inches

Cargo Space:

23.6 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

97.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

180.9 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

52.5 inches

Cargo Space:

18.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

48.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

111.6 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4359 lbs

Width:

89.3 inches

Height:

69.9 inches

Length:

204.7 inches

Wheelbase:

120.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.5 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3195 lbs

Width:

70.1 inches

Height:

65.2 inches

Length:

168.4 inches

Wheelbase:

100.6 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.2 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

255/65R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum with painted accents

Tire Size:

P215/55R18