Buick Enclave vs Ford Explorer

2018 Buick Enclave 2018 Ford Explorer

At Andy Mohr Automotive Group, our goal is to help our drivers in Indianapolis, Plainfield, and Bloomington find the right vehicle for their lifestyles. For our customers who need room for a few extra passengers, the Buick Enclave or Ford Explorer could be your best bet!

The Buick Enclave and Ford Explorer offer tons of great features, whether you’re looking for a family-friendly vehicle or just something with some extra space and power. We’ve got all the details right here in this vehicle comparison, so you’ll have all the information you need in one place!

Buick Enclave vs Ford Explorer: Interior Dimensions

Enclave Explorer
2nd Row legroom 38.9 inches 39.5 inches
3rd Row legroom 33.5 inches 32 inches
Cargo Space 23.6 cubic ft 21 cubic ft

Both the Buick Enclave and Ford Explorer offer impeccable cabins with seating for up to seven passengers. You’ll find cloth upholstery comes standard, while finer options like leather and wood trim are available.

Power & Performance in the Explorer and Enclave

2018 Buick Encore

2018 Buick Encore

If it’s power you’re looking for in your next SUV, you’ve hit the jackpot with the Explorer and Enclave. Both come standard with a V6 engine – the Enclave puts out 310 horsepower, while the Explorer produces 290 horsepower. The Ford Explorer also offers two other engine options to check out, as well.

With awesome power comes even better fuel economy ratings. You’ll get an EPA-estimated 18/26 MPG city/highway when you’re cruising in the Enclave, and an EPA-estimated 17/24 MPG city/highway when you opt for the Explorer. So either choice will have you zipping by the pump and saving a few extra bucks, too!

Staying Safe on the Road

While it’s certainly important to know about the comfort and power of the Buick Enclave and Ford Explorer, it’s even better to know what these SUVs offer in terms of keeping you and your loved ones safe while on the road.

Both vehicles come standard with a rearview camera, while the Enclave comes with rear parking sensors, and the Explorer comes standard with Ford’s MyKey® system, which allows you to set limits for your novice driver. Other available features offered in both vehicles include:

  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

    2018 Explorer interior

    2018 Ford Explorer interior

Should I Buy the Ford Explorer or Buick Enclave?

As you can see, both the Buick Enclave and Ford Explorer offer great options when choosing your next SUV. If you think either of these SUVs are up your alley, contact us for a test drive.

Our team at Andy Mohr Automotive Group proudly serves the areas of Indianapolis, Plainfield, and Bloomington, and we look forward to getting you in your next vehicle!