2018 Buick Envision vs. Its Competition

2018 Buick Envision
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

The five-seat Buick Envision is priced and sized against some formidable competition.

Its broad range stretches between mass-market and luxury brands, meaning it can square off against a Ford Edge or Nissan Murano all the way up to a Lexus RX or Volvo XC60.

Against the Ford and Nissan, the Buick provides a quieter ride and a few more luxury features.

The Lexus and Volvo are more stylish, but also a bit pricier once options are added on.

Throw in the versatile Jeep Grand Cherokee for a full day of shopping.

2018 Buick Envision2018 Buick Envision
Browse Used Listings
2018 Ford Edge2018 Ford Edge
Browse Used Listings
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Browse Used Listings
2018 Lexus RX 350L2018 Lexus RX
Browse Used Listings
2018 Nissan Murano2018 Nissan Murano
Browse Used Listings
2018 Volvo XC60 T82018 Volvo XC60
Browse Used Listings
Quick Specs
6.0
The 2018 Buick Envision is a comfortable, roomy five-seat crossover that may not be the best in its class but is still worth a look.
7.0
The 2018 Ford Edge has an eager feel and crisp design; safety scores and Sport ride quality give pause.
7.7
Only poor crash test scores keep the Grand Cherokee down, as this talented family hauler offers luxury and utility and buyers can choose off-road capability, track talent, or even more luxury.
7.5
The Lexus RX makes a style-conscious statement like never before, and it hasn’t lost its grip on good manners.
6.7
The 2018 Nissan Murano adds better active safety to complement its sharp looks and easy-driving nature.
7.5
With the new 2018 XC60, Volvo has cached all the XC90’s good data, and trimmed some fat from its code.
MSRP From     
$33,995$29,315$30,895$43,470$31,000$41,500
Gas Mileage     
20 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy11 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Gas I4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
FWD Sport Utility VehicleSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDMid-Size Station WagonSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Style Name     
FWD 4-DoorSE FWDAltitude 4x2 *Ltd Avail*RX 350 FWDFWD ST5 AWD Momentum
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sport Utility VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission     
AutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2018 Buick Envision vs. 2018 Ford Edge2018 Buick Envision vs. 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee2018 Buick Envision vs. 2018 Lexus RX2018 Buick Envision vs. 2018 Nissan Murano2018 Buick Envision vs. 2018 Volvo XC60