Compare 2016 Ford Explorer vs 2016 Buick Enclave

2016 Ford Explorer
2016 Buick Enclave
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FWD 4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Base 17 24 $29,964 $31,050
4WD 4-Door Base 16 23 $31,894 $33,050
FWD 4-Door XLT 17 24 $31,897 $33,400
4WD 4-Door XLT 16 23 $33,807 $35,400
FWD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $39,442 $41,300
4WD 4-Door Limited 16 23 $41,352 $43,300
4WD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $41,543 $43,500
4WD 4-Door Platinum 16 22 $50,587 $52,970
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FWD 4-Door Convenience
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Convenience 15 22 $37,111 $39,065
FWD 4-Door Leather 15 22 $41,477 $43,660
AWD 4-Door Leather 15 22 $43,377 $45,660
FWD 4-Door Premium 15 22 $45,139 $47,515
AWD 4-Door Premium 15 22 $47,039 $49,515
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,964
$37,111
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,050
$39,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$518 / month
$651 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Ford Explorer doesn't need to rely on hardcore off-road tools--not with its firm road manners, plush interiors, and choice of turbocharged power. The Enclave is a smooth, comfortable vehicle suitable for large families.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 37.80
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 57.20
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.8 57.40
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 36.80
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Front Head Room (in)
41.4 40.40
Second Hip Room (in)
56.8 57.00
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 61.60
Third Leg Room (in)
32 33.20
Second Head Room (in)
40.6 39.40
Third Hip Room (in)
40.7 48.30
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61 61.30
Passenger Volume (ft³)
151.7 151.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.30
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 79.00
Track Width, Front (in)
67 67.30
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 7.60
Wheelbase (in)
112.8 118.90
Height, Overall (in)
70 70.30
Track Width, Rear (in)
67 67.10
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Liftover Height (in)
- NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Length, Overall (in)
- 201.90
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
21 23.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.8 68.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.7 115.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 46.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 55.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 50.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 86.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 24.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 12.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 13.0 x 0.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.6 22.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 40.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/60R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QUP
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/60R19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QUP
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 4500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 450
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 4500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4443 4724
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175 170
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 288 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 4000 270 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
998-1 LLT
Displacement
3.5 L/213 3.6L/217
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 15
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.87
Trans Order Code
44J M7V
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 .74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.48
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.16
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Buick Enclave
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link H-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 9.8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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