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Buick Envision vs. Chevrolet Equinox

When comparing the Buick Envision to the Chevrolet Equinox, the Buick Envision has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Chevrolet Equinox 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, interior volume and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Buick Envision versus the Chevrolet Equinox, the Chevrolet Equinox is a better car than the Buick Envision.

Buick Envision versus Chevrolet Equinox Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Buick Envision ranges from $23,899 to $35,550 while a used Chevrolet Equinox from the same model year range is priced between $18,999 to $28,994. For a new model, the Buick Envision's price is between $33,999 and $47,100, with the Chevrolet Equinox priced between $26,820 and $37,289.

Buick Envision versus Chevrolet Equinox Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Buick Envision is 7.6 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Equinox's quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the Buick Envision being ranked 9 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs and the Chevrolet Equinox being ranked 15 out of 24 Best Small SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Buick Envision’s base engine makes 228 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Equinox base engine makes 175 horsepower. The Envision is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 493 miles. The Equinox is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 462 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/compact SUVs, the Chevrolet Equinox has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Buick Envision has the advantage in the areas of rear head room and rear shoulder room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Chevrolet Equinox has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Buick Envision.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Buick Envision has higher safety ratings than the Chevrolet Equinox, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.79 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Chevrolet Equinox has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick award.

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2023 Buick Envision

2023 Chevrolet Equinox

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$33,999 - $47,100

Used Asking Price:

$23,899 - $35,550

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

52.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$26,820 - $37,289

Used Asking Price:

$18,999 - $28,994

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

47.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.6 / 10

Reliability:

5.6 / 10

Retained Value:

7.3 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

7.7 / 10

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

8.8 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

9 / 29
14 / 29
24 / 67
35 / 67

iSeeCars Rankings

10 / 24
10 / 24
13 / 14
15 / 24
20 / 61
20 / 61
23 / 28
28 / 61
43 / 61

Summary Review

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Summary Review

The Chevrolet equinox is a compact five-person SUV with a comfortable interior and a smooth ride. The current Equinox was redesigned for the 2018 model year, with new models costing an average of $28,912 and 3-year-old models averaging $21,742.

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Pros and Cons

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Pros and Cons

  • Intuitive infotainment system
  • Comfortable and spacious interior
  • High predicted reliability

  • Mediocre interior quality
  • Only one powertrain
  • Low on cargo space

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Preferred, Essence, Avenir

Trim Levels

LS, LT, RS, Premier

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):

4.79 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

228 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

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

0.062 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

175 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

203 foot-lbs @ 2000 rpm

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

0.053 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

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

23 / 31 / 26

Range (city/hwy):

366 / 493 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / 4X4

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

26 / 31 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

387 / 462 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

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:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

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:

Standard

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:

39.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

25.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

52.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

125.8 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.5 inches

Cargo Space:

29.9 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

63.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

133.4 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3692 lbs

Width:

74.1 inches

Height:

64.6 inches

Length:

182.5 inches

Wheelbase:

109 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3274 lbs

Width:

72.6 inches

Height:

65.4 inches

Length:

183.1 inches

Wheelbase:

107.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.6 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

P235/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

P225/65R17