Compare Buick Enclave vs. Toyota Highlander Hybrid vs. Toyota Highlander

Compare the Buick Enclave against the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Toyota Highlander. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Enclave, Highlander Hybrid and Highlander stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Enclave, Highlander Hybrid and Highlander. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2010 Buick Enclave 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2010 Toyota Highlander
2010 Buick Enclave 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2010 Toyota Highlander
  • CX FWD
  • CX AWD
  • CXL-1 FWD
  • CXL-1 AWD
  • CXL-2 FWD
  • CXL-2 AWD
4WD 4dr (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr Limited (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Limited (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr Limited (SE)
FWD 4dr L4 Base (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr L4 Base (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr L4 Base (GS)
  • FWD 4dr L4 Base (SE)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Base (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Base (GS)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Base (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Base (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Base (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Base (SE)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Sport (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Sport (GS)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Sport (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Sport (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Sport (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Sport (SE)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Limited (GS)
  • FWD 4dr V6 Limited (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Limited (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 Limited (SE)


MSRP $35,515 $34,900 $25,855
Invoice $33,739 $31,759 $23,269
Avg. Paid $18,809 $21,536 $16,500

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.9 8.1 8.0
Critics' Rating 9.0 8.6 8.2
Performance 8.2 8.4 8.0
Interior 8.6 8.0 8.1
Cost to Own 8.8 8.8 8.9
Safety 9.4 8.9 9.2
Reliability 4.5 3.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

  • Lots of upscale standard features
  • Spacious, quiet interior
  • Smooth ride
  • Excellent safety score
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Outstanding reliability rating
  • Roomy cabin
  • Excellent reliability and safety ratings
  • Smooth ride
  • Fuel-sipping base four-cylinder engine
  • Versatile interior
  • Not much off-road or towing capability
  • Not much fun to drive
  • Four-cylinder is underpowered
  • Minimal cargo space with all seats in use
  • Small third row

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.6L/217 Gas/Electric V6 3.3L/- TBD - Gas I4 2.7L/163
MPG 17 City / 24 Hwy 27 City / 25 Hwy 20 City / 27 Hwy



Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door 4 Door


Wheelbase(in) 118.9 109.8 109.8
Length, Overall (in) 201.8 188.4 188.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.0 75.2 75.2
Height, Overall (in) 72.5 68.1 68.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Sunroof Sunshield Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4780 4508 3847

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional
Compact Spare Tire Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional


Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Optional Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Optional
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate Standard Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Optional
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Optional Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Optional
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Optional
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 7 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 153 145.4 145.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.6 39.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 43.2 43.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.0 59.7 59.7
Front Hip Room (in) 57.4 56.7 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 39.8 40.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 38.4 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.4 59.3 59.5
Second Hip Room (in) 57.0 56.3 56.5
Third Leg Room (in) 33.2 29.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 115.1 94.1 95.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 65.9 42.3 42.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 23.3 10.3


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Optional
Dual Zone A/C Standard Optional
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Optional Optional

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional Optional


Cloth Seats Optional Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Optional Optional
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Optional Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Optional
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Four Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Electric V6 Gas I4
Displacement 3.6L/217 3.3L/- TBD - 2.7L/163
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 288 @ 6300 209 @ 5600 187 @ 5800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 3400 212 @ 3600 186 @ 4100
Transmission Automatic CVT Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 40.4 39.0 38.7


Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 27 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 17.2 19.2


Suspension Type - Front 4-Wheel Independent MacPherson Independent
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Wheel Independent Dual-link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Premium Ride Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Premium Ride Coil Springs


Automatic Standard Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.