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Buick Enclave vs. Dodge Durango

When we compare the Buick Enclave to the Dodge Durango, the Buick Enclave has the advantage in the areas of interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Dodge Durango 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 Dodge Durango have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Buick Enclave versus the Dodge Durango, the Buick Enclave is a better car than the Dodge Durango.

Buick Enclave versus Dodge Durango Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Buick Enclave ranges from $27,785 to $42,808 while a used Dodge Durango from the same model year range is priced between $27,765 to $44,999. For a new model, the Buick Enclave's price is between $45,522 and $62,739, with the Dodge Durango priced between $39,603 and $64,547.

Buick Enclave versus Dodge Durango Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Buick Enclave is 8.6 out of 10 while the Dodge Durango's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Buick Enclave being ranked 4 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs and the Dodge Durango being ranked 10 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Buick Enclave’s base engine makes 310 horsepower, and the Dodge Durango base engine makes 293 horsepower. Both the Enclave and the Durango are rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 494 and 640 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 head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and trunk space. The Dodge Durango, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage in the area of rear leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Dodge Durango has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Buick Enclave.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Buick Enclave has higher safety ratings than the Dodge Durango, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Buick Enclave

2023 Dodge Durango

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:

$39,603 - $64,547

Used Asking Price:

$27,765 - $44,999

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.9%

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:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 61
5 / 25
10 / 25
10 / 15
11 / 31
12 / 31
12 / 21
13 / 28
15 / 61
19 / 31
19 / 25
21 / 31
23 / 25
45 / 61
54 / 61

Summary Review

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Summary Review

Like all Dodge products, the three-row Durango is notable for being big, bold, and performance-oriented (on SRT/Hellcat trims). The 710hp SRT Hellcat version is one of the most powerful SUVs ever created.

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Amazing performance in SRT and Hellcat trims
  • Luxury level content in Citadel and SRT trims
  • Three V8 engine choices

  • No green (hybrid/electric) option available
  • Aging platform

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Essence, Premium, Avenir

Trim Levels

SXT, SXT Launch Edition, SXT Plus, GT, GT Plus, GT Launch Edition, GT Premium, Citadel, Pursuit, R/T, R/T Plus, R/T HEMI Orange, R/T Premium, SRT 392, SRT 392 Plus, SRT 392 Premium, SRT Hellcat, SRT Hellcat Plus, SRT Hellcat Premium

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):

4 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:

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

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

0.062 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:

RWD / AWD

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

19 / 26 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

467 / 640 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:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

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:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

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:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.7 inches

Cargo Space:

17.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

85.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

158.2 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:

4750 lbs

Width:

85.5 inches

Height:

72.1 inches

Length:

200.8 inches

Wheelbase:

119.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.1 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 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P265/60R18