New Buick Enclave Vs 2018 Toyota Highlander for Sale in Illinois
Consumers in the North Riverside, IL area looking to purchase a full sized SUV may consider the 2018 Buick Enclave vs the 2018 Toyota Highlander. The average price that consumers pay for the Highlander vs the Enclave averaged out to be very comparable for 2017, and the same is expected for consumers in 2018. The result is that the comparable price which means more customers are able to afford a luxury SUV in the Buick Enclave, compared to the standard SUV offered in the Toyota Highlander. So, if you have always dreamed of having a luxury vehicle, the Enclave just might be the right fit for your needs and preferences. But you do not have to just take our word for it. See why we think the Enclave is the better option for you.
Being a luxury SUV, the Enclave features premium quality materials throughout the interior. As a result, the driver and the passengers are able to travel in the highest level of comfort possible. Some still may be drawn to the Highlander, which has standard seating for 8 passengers; however, the Enclave can only carry 7. While for some this might seem like the Highlander is the better option, but the third row in the Highlander is significantly more cramped in order to ensure 8 passengers can fit in the vehicle. The Enclave though offers more room for the passengers in the third row, and can comfortably fit 7 adults, while the Highlander packs them in on top of each other to fit 8 in the SUV.
Engine & Driving Performance
Both the Highlander and the Enclave come standard with FWD and an automatic transmission. The highlander features a 2.7 L/163 engine, while the Enclave features the V6 3.6L/217 engine. Both engines also make it possible for either SUV to tow, when they are equipped with the appropriate trailer hitch. But only the Enclave comes with the option for remote engine start, which is particularly important for cold winters and hot summers in the Midwest.
Both vehicles feature front-wheel drive and four-wheel ABS, which are important for helping to ensure you are able to navigate the snowy and rainy roadways common in Northern Illinois. The traction control and stability systems also ensure both SUVs perform well on the roadways. But with the larger wheelbase, and overall larger dimensions of the Buick Enclave, the also provides excellent driving performance as well as ample room and comfort for all passengers.
Some of the tech features in the Buick Enclave have already been highlighted in the safety features. But an additional benefit of the Enclave also includes the option for front pedestrian braking. As a result, the Enclave is able to alert the driver and prevent a number of accidents from occurring. The OnStar capability also makes it safer in the event an accident should occur. In addition, the Enclave is able to be used as a mobile wifi hotspot, helping all of your passengers to stay connected while on the road. And the Enclave Infotainment system makes it possible to sync your mobile device, to access navigation, music, and even phone calls, all while being hands-free.
Why Castle Buick GMC?
Castle Buick GMC is the leading dealership serving customers in the North Riverside, IL area. We have been serving the surrounding communities for years, and know what is expected by our customers and the demands of the Northern Illinois roadways. As an independently owned and operated dealership, we are able to cater our sales environment to meet the needs of our community, including the ability to offer a number of sales and promotions tailored to meet our community’s needs. This also includes a number of service specials and finance options, to help you not only drive off of the lot in your New 2018 Buick Enclave, but to also ensure it is running for years to come. Stop by our showroom today, to speak with a member of our sales team about the Enclave, test drive one, secure financing from our finance team, and drive off of the lot in your new luxury SUV.
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