When we compare the Cadillac XT6's and the Buick Enclave's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac XT6 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and resale value. The Buick Enclave has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac XT6's and the Buick Enclave's specifications and ratings, the Buick Enclave is a better car than the Cadillac XT6.
Cadillac XT6 vs. Buick Enclave Pricing
A used 2023 Cadillac XT6 ranges from $46,081 to $67,412 while a used 2023 Buick Enclave is priced between $41,135 to $61,150. For a new model, the Cadillac XT6's price is between $49,641 and $71,939, with the Buick Enclave priced between $43,839 and $62,731.
Cadillac XT6 vs. Buick Enclave Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Cadillac XT6 loses 52.1 percent of its value and the Buick Enclave loses 56.5 percent of its value. This means the Cadillac XT6 retains 4.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Buick Enclave.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac XT6’s base engine makes 235 horsepower, and the Buick Enclave base engine makes 310 horsepower. The XT6 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 513 miles. The Enclave is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 494 miles. This gives the Cadillac XT6 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Buick Enclave. The XT6 uses premium unleaded, and the Enclave uses 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, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Cadillac XT6 has the advantage in the area of rear leg room. The Cadillac XT6 and Buick Enclave are comparable in regards to front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Cadillac XT6 has higher safety ratings than the Buick Enclave, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.82 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Cadillac XT6 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.