2020 Buick Enclave vs. 2020 Lexus RX 350: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Buick Enclave vs. 2020 Lexus RX 350 Review

New 2020 Buick Enclave

2020 Buick
Enclave

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New 2020 Lexus RX 350

2020 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*
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$40,000 to $56,100
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$44,150 to $51,750
Invoice* $38,160 to $53,519 $41,281 to $48,388
MPG - City 17 - 18 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 26 - 27
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** **** - *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Enclave than in the Lexus RX 350. The Lexus RX 350 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Buick Enclave, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Enclave as you will with the Lexus RX 350, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). Whether you pick the Buick Enclave or the Lexus RX 350, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Buick Enclave is much higher than that for the Lexus RX 350.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Lexus RX 350, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Buick Enclave, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus RX 350.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Buick Enclave and the Lexus RX 350 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Buick Enclave has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lexus RX 350, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Lexus RX 350 is clearly the choice over the Buick Enclave for pulling heavy loads. The Buick Enclave has a little more horsepower than the Lexus RX 350.

Utility
The Buick Enclave offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus RX 350, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Buick Enclave, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 350.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Buick Enclave is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus RX 350.