2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2022 GMC Acadia

2021 Buick Enclave vs 2022 GMC Acadia
2021 Buick Enclave


GMC Acadia
310 hp

Base Performance

228 hp
7 passengers

Max Passenger Capacity

7 passengers
$40,300 MSRP

Base Price

$34,800 MSRP
Up to 5,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

Up to 4,000 pounds
97.6 cubic feet

Max Cargo Capacity

79 cubic feet
Up to 18 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

Up to 22 mpg city / 29 mpg highway

Both the 2021 Buick Enclave and 2022 GMC Acadia have excellent mechanical capabilities, interior comfort, and exterior style. Here we’ll take a look at the Buick Enclave vs. GMC Acadia to see which suits your lifestyle best. Either the Acadia or Enclave would be an excellent choice for anyone looking to add a third row to their crossover SUV life, but here at Dave Arbogast Buick GMC we like to make sure all our customers in the Dayton and Springfield areas get the perfect vehicle for them. If you have any questions about buying a new vehicle or about either of these great SUVs, check out our car buying tips or simply contact us today!



Towing Capacity and Power: Buick Enclave vs. GMC Acadia

  • Enclave Power & Torque: The Enclave comes with a smooth and powerful 3.6L V6 with up to 310 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque.
  • Acadia Power & Torque: For the 2022 model year, the GMC Acadia has a standard 2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder engine capable of 228 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. This modern turbocharged standard engine can be replaced with the available 3.6L V6, with up to 310 hp and 271 lb-ft of torque.
  • Towing Capacity: With tow packages optioned, the 2021 Buick Enclave has a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds, while the 2022 GMC Acadia can tow up to 3,300 pounds with the base engine, or up to 4,000 pounds with its optional V6 engine.

Interior: Buick Enclave vs. GMC Acadia

Sidney drivers will find that both the Buick Enclave and the GMC Acadia offer standard seating for up to seven passengers. Both SUVs also offer captains chairs in the second row instead of a bench seat. Here are some of the important comfort stats:

  • Third-Row Legroom: 33.5 inches in the Enclave vs. 29.7 inches in the Acadia
  • Cargo Volume (Seats Upright): 23.6 cubic feet in the Enclave vs. 12.8 cubic feet in the Acadia
  • Cargo Volume (Rear Seats Flat): Up to 97.6 cubic feet in the Enclave vs. up to 79 cubic feet in the Acadia

Base Pricing: Buick Enclave vs. GMC Acadia

The Enclave is a more upmarket vehicle, with more luxuries fitted as standard. That said, the Acadia still performs all the important tasks of comfort and safety. Here are the base prices of both:

  • Buick Enclave: Starts at just $40,300 MSRP
  • GMC Acadia: Starts at $34,800 MSRP

Select Your Acadia or Enclave at Dave Arbogast Buick GMC!

While the Enclave and Acadia seem quite simple on paper at first glance, they each offer individual benefits the other doesn’t. To more directly compare these two great SUVs visit our showroom today, and use our online finance applicationto help get your selection in your driveway as soon as possible.


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