Buick Enclave vs. GMC Acadia

2021 Buick Enclave


2021 GMC Acadia


3.6 Liter V6 Engine


2.0 Liter V6 Engine
MSRP* 40,000


MSRP* $34,100

Seating Capacity

97.6 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

79.0 cubic feet


21/27 mpg

The 2021 Buick Enclave vs. the 2021 GMC Acadia

If you are in the market for a crossover SUV that is spacious, powerful, and designed for families or taking a group of friends out? If so, take a look at the 2021 Buick Enclave vs. the 2021 GMC Acadia. These three row seating SUVs are two of the best on the market with their powerful engines, latest technology features, and safety features. While they are very similar, a few key differences might be just the option or feature you are looking for to meet your needs. Read ahead to see how they match up, and then let our expert finance team help you find the SUV that fits your budget and exceeds your expectations.

The Buick Enclave vs. the GMC Acadia: Engine Specifications

The Buck Enclave and GMC Acadia both have peppy engines, but their base specifications are slightly different. If power is important for you to tow anything from Bartow to Auburndale, the Enclave is more powerful. However, the Acadia gets slightly better fuel economy. Let’s break down the numbers:

The 2021 Buick Enclave *MSRP $40,000

  • 3.6 LIter V6 engine
  • 310 horsepower
  • Maximum towing capacity: 5,000 pounds
  • EPA Estimated MPG*: 18 city/26 highway

The 2021 GMC Acadia *MSRP $34,100

  • 2.0 Liter V6 Engine
  • 193 horsepower
  • Maximum towing capacity: 4,000 pounds
  • EPA Estimated MPG*: 21 city/27 highway

The Buick Enclave vs. the GMC Acadia: Interior Specifications

Both the Enclave and the Acadia have third row seating, which allows for seven passengers. The Enclave has larger cargo space, which might be important on outings to Winter Haven with a large family. Check out the interior specification highlights and dimensions for each vehicle:

The 2021 Buick Enclave

  • Six way power front passenger seat
  • Eight way power adjustable driver’s seat
  • Active noise canceling
  • Heated driver and font passenger seats
  • Cruise control
  • Keyless open and start
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Perforated leather-appointed seat trim
  • Rear climate control
  • Remote Start
  • 97.6 cubic feet cargo capacity
  • 7 passenger capacity

The 2021 GMC Acadia

  • Four-way manual passenger seat
  • Eight-way power driver’s seat
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Cruise control
  • Driver convenience package
  • Heated driver and passenger seats
  • Keyless entry and start
  • Perforated leather seat trim
  • Power driver seat lumbar control
  • Rear climate controls
  • Remote start
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • 79.0 cubic feet cargo capacity
  • 6 passenger capacity

The Buick Enclave vs. the GMC Acadia: Infotainment and Safety Features

The 2021 Buick Enclave: Safety Feature Highlights

  • Seven airbags
  • Electronic traction control
  • HD Rear-vision camera
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Alert
  • OnStar® and Buick® Connected Services capable
  • StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system with traction control

The 2021 GMC Acadia: Safety Feature Highlights

  • Airbag system
  • Front and rear park assist
  • HD Rear-vision camera
  • LATCH system
  • OnStar® and GMC® Connected Services capable
  • Teen Driver
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

The 2021 Buick Enclave: Infotainment and Technology Highlights

  • 4.2 inch diagonal color Driver Information Center
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capable
  • Buck connected access capable
  • Buick® Infotainment System with 8″ diagonal color touch-screen
  • SiriusXM® with 360L trial subscription
  • USB ports
  • Universal Home Remote
  • Android™ Auto
  • Apple® CarPlay
  • Connected Navigation
  • Buick Infotainment System

The 2021 GMC Acadia: Infotainment and Technology Highlights

  • 4.2 inch diagonal multi-color driver information screen
  • 8″ diagonal GMC Infotainment System with Navigation
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capable
  • Bose® premium 8-speaker audio system
  • Driver Convenience Package
  • GMC Connected Access capable
  • OnStar® & GMC Connected Services capable
  • SiriusXM® 3-month All Access Trial Subscription
  • USB Ports
  • Universal Home Remote
  • Infotainment package

The Buick Enclave vs. the GMC Acadia: Come Compare at Kelley Automotive Group

Contact us with any other questions you may have, and set an appointment for a test drive today. Our team of experts and financial advisors are available to help you pick out an Enclave or Acadia that will blow your mind, and fit into your budget. We cannot wait to watch you drive home in the SUV of your dreams.

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