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2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2021 Lincoln Nautilus Review

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2021 Buick
Enclave

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2021 Lincoln
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MSRP*
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$40,300 to $56,300
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$42,500 to $65,090
Invoice* $38,446 to $53,710 $40,588 to $61,184
MPG - City 17 - 18 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 25 - 26
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, 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
The Buick Enclave offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Lincoln Nautilus, with comparable head- and legroom. The Buick Enclave offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lincoln Nautilus, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Enclave as you will with the Lincoln Nautilus, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick Enclave will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln Nautilus. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Buick Enclave will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Lincoln Nautilus.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Lincoln Nautilus, 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 Lincoln Nautilus.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Buick Enclave doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln Nautilus.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Buick Enclave is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Nautilus for pulling heavy loads. The Buick Enclave has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln Nautilus.

Utility
The Buick Enclave offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln Nautilus, 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 Lincoln Nautilus.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Buick Enclave is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lincoln Nautilus.