2017 Toyota RAV4 vs 2017 Buick Enclave

When the RAV4 hit the market back in the early 1990s, it took the automotive industry by storm and helped to create the compact SUV segment. Now, decades later, the Toyota RAV4 continues to completely dominate the segment. Toyota pushes the envelope with this vehicle by continually making it better every year, and the new 2017 model year is certainly no exception to that. In fact, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is by far the best version of this compact SUV to ever hit the market and our customers couldn’t be any more excited about it.

American’s are absolutely in love with SUVs and the automakers know it. Therefore, there are more models than ever for customers to choose from. One of the vehicles that competes against the RAV4 every year for market share is Buick’s Enclave model. We wanted to find out which of these two vehicles is best, so we are matching up the new 2017 Toyota RAV4 vs 2017 Buick Enclave. Continue reading to learn the results of our comparison test.

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2017 Toyota RAV4 vs 2017 Buick Enclave
23 MPG City Fuel Economy 15 MPG
30 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 22 MPG
2.5L I-4 Engine 3.6L V6
42.6 in Front Legroom 41.3 in

2017 Toyota RAV4: Efficiency and Style

When shoppers start looking into new SUVs there are a lot of factors that they consider. One of the most important factors for shoppers to consider is fuel economy. Drivers are looking to get as many miles as possible between fill ups. There is a huge gap in the fuel economy ratings of a lot of SUVs and that couldn’t be any more true than with the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and 2017 Buick Enclave. The new 2017 Toyota RAV4 gets one of the best fuel efficiency ratings in its class. It is able to achieve an outstanding 23 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. On the other hand, the 2017 Buick Enclave is only able to get 15 miles per gallon in the city and 22 miles per gallon on the highway, which is very poor.

Another way that the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is superior to the 2017 Buick Enclave is with its long list of great standard and available features. The RAV4 comes with features, such as: Bird’s Eye View Camera, Siri Eyes Free, Integrated Navigation, Toyota Safety Sense, foot-activated liftgate, five-door smart key system, LED headlights and more. On the other hand, the features on the 2017 Buick Enclave do not even come close to comparing.

Seats on the 2017 Toyota RAV4
Storage on the 2017 Toyota RAV4
Dash on the new 2017 Toyota RAV4
Sun Roof on the 2017 Toyota RAV4

2016 Toyota Prius Exterior