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Buick Enclave vs. Chevrolet Traverse

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

Buick Enclave versus Chevrolet Traverse Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Buick Enclave ranges from $27,785 to $42,808 while a used Chevrolet Traverse from the same model year range is priced between $25,765 to $42,743. For a new model, the Buick Enclave's price is between $45,522 and $62,739, with the Chevrolet Traverse priced between $35,486 and $54,619.

Buick Enclave versus Chevrolet Traverse Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Buick Enclave is 8.6 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Traverse's quality rating is 7.9 out of 10. This results in the Buick Enclave being ranked 4 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs and the Chevrolet Traverse being ranked 13 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the base engine of both the Buick Enclave and the Chevrolet Traverse makes 310 horsepower. Both the Enclave and the Traverse are rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 494 and 524 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/fullsize SUVs, the Buick Enclave has the advantage of offering more front shoulder room, front leg room, and trunk space. The Chevrolet Traverse, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Buick Enclave and the Chevrolet Traverse have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Chevrolet Traverse has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick award.

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2023 Buick Enclave

2023 Chevrolet Traverse

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:

$35,486 - $54,619

Used Asking Price:

$25,765 - $42,743

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

51.3%

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:

7.9 / 10

Reliability:

7.8 / 10

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

9.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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

iSeeCars Rankings

13 / 25
13 / 25
13 / 15
16 / 61
16 / 31
17 / 31
17 / 31
17 / 21
18 / 25
20 / 31
20 / 28
20 / 25
24 / 61
37 / 61
55 / 61

Summary Review

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Summary Review

The Chevy Traverse is a roomy three-row crossover SUV with room for up to eight passengers. The Traverse is Chevrolet’s third most popular model and a top seller in the segment.

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Roomy for the segment
  • High NHTSA safety rating
  • Powerful V6 engine

  • Older model years may lack safety systems taken for granted in this segment
  • Adaptive Cruise Control remains an option
  • No green powertrain available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Essence, Premium, Avenir

Trim Levels

LS, LT Cloth, LT Leather, RS, Premier, LT, High Country

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:

TOP SAFETY PICK

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:

310 hp @ 6800 rpm

Torque:

266 foot-lbs @ 2800 rpm

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

0.072 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:

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 / 27 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

349 / 524 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:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

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:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

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:

42.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

41 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

61.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

40 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

62.2 inches

Cargo Space:

23 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

98.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

180.1 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:

4310 lbs

Width:

88.6 inches

Height:

70.7 inches

Length:

205.9 inches

Wheelbase:

121 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.5 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 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P255/65R18