2023 Buick Enclave vs. GMC Acadia

2023 Buick Enclave vs. GMC Acadia
2023 Buick Enclave


2023 GMC Acadia


3 + ST Package

Trim Levels

3.6L V6 / 310 hp / 266 lb-ft

Standard Engine

2.0L 4-cylinder / 228 hp / 258 lb-ft
19 / 26

Fuel Economy

22 / 29

Passenger Capacity

97.4 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

79 cubic feet

If you’re looking for a stylish new SUV in the New Orleans area, you’ve come to the right place! At Crown Buick GMC, we pride ourselves on a wide variety of Buick and GMC vehicles to match just about every budget and lifestyle. Whatever your unique driving needs may be, we’re confident you can find something to love in our lineup! Two of the best luxury SUVs on the market right now are the Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia, and you can find both right here at Crown Buick GMC! If you’re stuck deciding between the Acadia or Enclave, check out the comparison guide below.



Buick Enclave vs. GMC Acadia: Price & Trim Levels

Price is often the first thing that drivers consider when shopping for a new SUV, and the GMC Acadia has the advantage when it comes to affordability. The Acadia starts at $38,195 MSRP, while the Enclave starts at $44,800 MSRP. The Acadia also offers four trim levels to the Enclave’s three, although the Enclave comes with an available ST upgrade package. Here’s the full price list for both models:

2023 Buick Enclave Trim Levels 

  • Essence: MSRP from $44,800
  • Premium: MSRP from $51,800
  • Avenir: MSRP from $57,100
  • Sport Touring Package: MSRP from $46,990

2023 GMC Acadia Trim Levels 

  • SLE: MSRP from $38,195
  • SLT: MSRP from $42,495
  • AT4: MSRP from $44,795
  • Denali: MSRP from $49,500

Buick Enclave vs. GMC Acadia: Performance Specs

While the GMC Acadia has the advantage of price, the Buick Enclave takes the lead when it comes to engine power. The Enclave features a standard 3.6L V6 engine, while the Acadia is powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder powertrain. While the Acadia does offer a comparable V6 engine as well, it’s only available on higher-level trims. The Enclave also has more towing power, although the Acadia gets better gas mileage on the Kenner roads. Here are the standard performance specs for both SUVs:

2023 Buick Enclave Standard Engine 

  • 3.6L V6 engine
  • 310 horsepower
  • 266 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity: 5,000 lbs
  • 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

2023 GMC Acadia Standard Engine 

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
  • 228 horsepower
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity: 4,000 lbs
  • 22 mpg city / 29 mpg highway

Find Your Next SUV at Crown Buick GMC!

Still on the fence about deciding between the Acadia or Enclave? Check out how they handle the Gretna roads for yourself! Contact our office to see what we have available, then head to our dealership to set up a test drive. We’ll take care of everything and get you behind the wheel in no time. You can also contact us or check out our model research to learn more about the vehicles in our current lineup.


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