2019 Buick Enclave vs 2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Buick Enclave vs 2019 Honda CR-V

Offering the luxury of an upscale SUV at a price that competes even with the market’s more basic models, the 2019 Buick Enclave strays from the typical to provide an enticing package for drivers looking for to upgrade to a more upscale option. The luxe legend offers a higher quality package across the board with a premium interior, smooth ride and powerful engine. But don’t take our word for it – we prefer to let the specs do the talking. This time, we’ll take a look at how the 2019 Buick Enclave trounces the 2019 Honda CR-V in this comparison.

2019 Buick Enclave


2019 Honda CR-V

7 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers
310 hp Max. Horsepower 184 – 190 hp
266 lb.-ft. Max. Torque 179 – 180 lb.-ft.
5,000 lbs. Max. Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs.

2019 Buick Enclave and 2019 Honda CR-V Interior and Feature Comparison

Just glancing at that model breakdown, it’s apparent that the Enclave is competing on a much higher level than the Honda CR-V. Despite packing three extra seats, the Enclave features significantly more space for each passenger. For the Enclave, this means more front and second-row head room, shoulder room and hip room than in the CR-V.

The CR-V's shortfalls in quality leak over into the feature list as well. Even at its base Preferred trim level, the Enclave offers passengers a first-class treatment with heated front seats, 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capability, tri-zone climate control, remote start, heated outside mirrors with turn signal indicators and a 6-speaker audio system. If you’re looking to enjoy any of these features on the CR-V, you’ll need to scale up that trim hierarchy to get them.

We think we know who the winner is here. With a package this good, there’s really no other way to put it. The Buick Enclave comes out on top every time.