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2020 Audi Q5 e vs. 2021 Buick Enclave Review

New 2020 Audi Q5 e

2020 Audi
Q5 e

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New 2021 Buick Enclave

2021 Buick
Enclave

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MSRP*
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$52,900
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$40,000 to $56,000
Invoice* $49,727 $38,160 to $53,424
MPG - City N/A 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy N/A 25 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Enclave than in the Audi Q5 e, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q5 e and the Buick Enclave.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi Q5 e is somewhat more expensive than the Buick Enclave. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi Q5 e carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Buick Enclave.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 e is much slimmer than the Buick Enclave, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q5 e, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Buick Enclave.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi Q5 e and the Buick Enclave are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Audi Q5 e has the same turning radius as the Buick Enclave, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi Q5 e has a little less horsepower than the Buick Enclave.

Utility
The Audi Q5 e has less seating than the Buick Enclave, making the Buick Enclave the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi Q5 e has significantly less cargo capacity than the Buick Enclave.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q5 e than that of the Buick Enclave.