Buick Enclave vs. Ford Flex

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$40,000
$30,575

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
3.57 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
287 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 SIDI VVT stop/start (310 hp [231 kW] @ 6800 rpm 266 lb
3.6L V6 SIDI VVT STOP/START
3.5L Ti

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
40.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.2 - 42.6 in.
41.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.9 in.
44.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.9 in.
40.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

AC

AC

Passengers

Passengers
7
7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/55R20 - P255/65R18
P235/60TR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.9 in.
117.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
40.7 ft.

Length

Length
204.3 in.
201.8 in.

Width

Width
78.8 in.
75.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4359 lbs.
4439 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
287 hp

Torque

Torque
266 ft. lbs.
254 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
150 - 500 lbs.
200 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 gal.
18.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
22 mpg
20 mpg

City

City
18 mpg
16 mpg

Highway

Highway
26 mpg
23 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Buick Enclave
Ford Flex

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
7
7

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4359 lbs.
4439 lbs.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4
9.2

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 mpg.
19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 mpg.
16 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 mpg.
23 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
200 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LFY
998

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V6
Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.6L/217
3.5 L/213

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M3W
44J

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69
4.48

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30
2.87

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01
1.84

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.44
1.41

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44
0.74

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96
2.88

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.49
3.39

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170
175

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/55R20 - P255/65R18
P235/60TR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P255/55R20 - P255/65R18
P235/60TR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
T135/70R18
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 - 20 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 - 20 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
18 in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.0 ft.
40.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal.
18.6 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.6 in.
41.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
40.8 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
62.4 in.
58.4 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
59.1 in.
55.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.9 in.
40.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.9 in.
44.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
61.7 in.
58.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
57.7 in.
55 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
37.6 in.
38.7 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
33.5 in.
33.3 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
57.3 in.
50.8 in.

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
48.5 in.
41.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.9 in.
117.9 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
204.3 in.
201.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.8 in.
75.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
69.9 in.
68 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
67.3 in.
65.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
67 in.
65.4 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.7 in.
5.9 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
97.6 ft³.
83.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
58.0 ft³.
43.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
23.6 ft³.
20 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Enclave
Flex

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Sport Utility
Intermediate Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.6
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4