2015 Acura MDX vs 2015 Buick Enclave Comparison serving Chicago


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Comparison Between 2015 Acura MDX And 2015 Buick Enclave Provided By Continental Acura In Naperville, IL

When it comes to choosing a luxury midsize SUV, there is no shortage of options. Continental Acura just west of Chicago, IL has developed the following comparison to help you choose. Buick has gone to great lengths to shake the stigma of being ‘Grandma’s car’ while Acura has remained on the cutting edge of technological advancement throughout its history. Take a look at the following comparison between these base models and then come to Continental Acura near Downers Grove, IL to see first hand what the Acura MDX offers.

2015 Acura MDX


2015 Buick Enclave

$43,685* Base Price $39,975
Standard Leather Seats Optional
Standard Memory and Heated Seats Optional
20 City, 28 Highway, 23 combined** Fuel Economy 17 City, 24 Highway, 19 combined



Buick vs. Acura MDX Design Differences From Continental Acura In Naperville, IL

One glance at these two vehicles quickly illustrates very different approaches to design. The Buick has attempted to add a modern elegance to a classic look while the MDX offers sleek modern grandeur that stands out in a subtle manner. Designers also approached the entry level models with different ideas. The Buick is offered initially as a very stripped down vehicle lacking leather, moon roof, and memory seats to name a few. The MDX is more of what one would expect when shopping for a luxury vehicle with things like leather and a memory position steering column that is not available on the Buick at all. Clearly the Acura offers a greater value for the money. Come to Continental Acura just east of Aurora, IL to learn more about the stunning design of of the Acura MDX.


The Acura MDX Outperforms The Competition At Continental Acura In Naperville, IL

The most striking difference between the MDX and the Buick is that the MDX produces more horsepower with a smaller engine while providing significantly better fuel mileage. Of course the best way to truly understand the performance of the Acura is to come by Continental Acura near Geneva, IL and take the MDX for a test drive. Once on the road it is clear that the drive and handling of the MDX is in a different league from that of the Buick. The slightly better horsepower from the MDX seems far greater when driving largely due to the Buick weighing about 700 pounds more than the MDX. The MDX also has adaptive variable suspension where the Buick does not, making the MDX a luxury vehicle for the driver in us all. The standard paddle shifters in the MDX can certainly contribute to an exciting driving experience. Fortunately the Buick does have the option for various alert tones to help keep drivers awake behind the wheel. Come to Continental Acura just north of Plainfield, IL to experience a luxury SUV that is also fun to drive.

Safety Of The Acura MDX vs. The Buick Enclave From Continental Acura In Naperville, IL

It is difficult to put a price on something as important as safety. Both the MDX and the Buick are deemed to be pretty safe, however, there are some key differences. Most notably is the IIHS rating which is hailed as the standard bearer for vehicles today. The Buick did receive a good rating in each of the tests. The MDX not only received good ratings in each of the same tests as the Buick, but it also performed well in a front small overlap crash test and received an ‘advanced’ rating for front crash prevention. These distinctions helped the MDX earn the Top Safety Pick Plus rating, the highest accommodation available from the IIHS. The Buick did not even receive a Top Safety Pick. While Buick seems satisfied with maintaining the standards of yesterday, Acura continues to push the envelope to ensure that theirs are among the safest vehicles on the road today and into the future. Drop by Continental Acura just south of Wheaton, IL and ask one of the knowledgeable sales consultants for more details.

Continental Acura In Naperville, IL Is The Premier Acura Dealership In Northern Illinois

The car business today is rife with loud promises and fake smiles. At Continental Acura outside of Chicago, we hold ourselves to a higher standard. We provide every customer with VIP treatment before, during, and after each transaction. The large variety of new Acura vehicles allow customers to appreciate first hand the advantages and differences of owning an Acura. We provide one of the best finance teams in the business, as well as the best rates and terms. For those looking for used vehicles, we offer a wide selection to choose from. We don’t stop at just providing the vehicles. We are also available when vehicles are due for service or in need of repairs. Our state-of-the-art service department specializes in quality work with a smile while working around customers’ busy schedules. The professional and courteous parts department is well stocked for the home mechanics. Come see for yourself at 2275 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL 60540 or call and make your appointment by calling 844-219-3741.

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* Manufacturer’s suggested retail price does not include destination and delivery charges, tax, title and registration fees. Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice.

** Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.