|2018 Buick Enclave||VS||2018 Ford Explorer|
|310 hp||Horsepower||280 hp|
|266 lb-ft||Torque||255 lb-ft|
|7 Passengers||Seating Capacity||7 Passengers|
|1,500 lbs||Towing Capacity||2,000 lbs|
Drivers in the market for a midsize crossover SUV will want to take a look at two of the top performers on the market today, the 2018 Buick Enclave vs. 2018 Ford Explorer. The first Enclave came to the market in 2008. When it hit the market, it replaced Buick’s two SUV models as well as their minivan model. In 2014, the Enclave was voted as one of the top affordable crossover SUVs in its class. The Enclave offers drivers seating for 7 with captain chairs and seating for 8 with its bench seat configuration. Front wheel drive comes standard on the Enclave with all-wheel drive being an available option. With best-in-class cargo space and flexible storage and passenger spaces, it’s easy to see why the Enclave is a favorite among SUV drivers.
The Ford Explorer has been on the SUV market since 1991 and was initially designed to replace the Bronco II. Its initial design was available in both two-door and four-door models and several different powertrain combos. The Ford explorer display confidence on the road with its bold exterior and well-appointed interior, meeting class standards in comfort, safety, and technology the 2018 Ford Explorer remains a popular favorite with SUV drivers. Let’s take a look at the 2018 Buick Enclave vs. 2018 Ford Explorer in a few of the major automotive categories.