2017 Buick Envision vs 2017 Lexus NX
AwardsBuick has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2017 Envision has been named a Top Safety Pick+ by the IIHS and it's earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.
FeaturesWhile they're not as popular in more mild areas, in frigid climates many drivers find heated seats, a standard feature on the 2017 Buick Envision2, quite necessary. If you want heated seats on the 2017 Lexus NX3, though, you'll have to pay extra for them.
Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the HID Headlights that come standard on the 2017 Buick Envision4, the answer is yes. On the 2017 Lexus NX, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights are a pricey add-on.
The refinement and luxury of leather seating is a standard feature in the 2017 Buick Envision5, but it's only available as an add-on option in the 2017 Lexus NX3.
Getting where you're going has never been easier, with turn-by-turn directions and other features of the 2017 Buick Envision's4 standard on-board navigation system. If you want the convenience and peace of mind of an on-board nav system in the 2017 Lexus NX3, you'll have to pay extra for it.
A state-of-the-art premium sound system designed with audiophiles in mind - enjoy concert-quality sound standard on the 2017 Buick Envision6. Want it on the 2017 Lexus NX? You'll have to pay extra.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2017 Buick Envision2, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2017 Lexus NX3, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2017 Buick EnvisionFoo2017 Lexus NXstandard2heated front seatsoptional3standard4hid headlights-standard5leather seatingoptional3standard4navigation systemoptional3standard6premium sound system-standard2rear parking aidoptional3
PerformanceWant more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2017 Buick Envision6, boasting 17 more horses and 4 more horses per ton than the 2017 Lexus NX3.
The 2017 Buick Envision's6 increased torque - 2606 lb.-ft. vs. 2583 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2017 Buick EnvisionFoo2017 Lexus NX2526horsepower23531236horsepower per ton11932606torque2583
SafetyThe 2017 Buick Envision's5 active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, a little more peace of mind as a standard feature. Want that extra security on the NX? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't standard on the 2017 Lexus NX3, so it will cost you.
If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2017 Buick Envision6, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2017 Lexus NX3, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
The 2017 Buick Envision2 offers side airbag protection to its rear passengers standard, but that same level of safety isn't even an option on the 2017 Lexus NX.
2017 Buick EnvisionFoo2017 Lexus NXstandard5blind spot monitoring systemoptional3standard6lane departure warning systemoptional3standard2rear side airbag-
UsabilityTired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2017 Buick Envision2 offers 4 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2017 Lexus NX3, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.
The 2017 Buick Envision's2 slightly smaller turn radius means more agile maneuvering and easier parking.
The 2017 Buick Envision's2 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 4 inches' worth.
2017 Buick EnvisionFoo2017 Lexus NX402FRONT HEAD ROOM383402FRONT LEG ROOM383362TURNING CIRCLE3931082WHEELBASE1043
PricingWith an MSRP of $1,020 less than the 2017 Lexus NX3, the 2017 Buick Envision2 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2017 Buick Envision's2 gas tank more than a dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks7.
In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2017 Buick Envision's2 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2017 Lexus NX3.
2017 Buick EnvisionFoo2017 Lexus NX$34,0652MSRP$35,085362ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE43
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings and http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings
2 - 2017 Buick Envision FWD 4dr
3 - 2017 Lexus NX NX Turbo FWD
4 - 2017 Buick Envision AWD 4dr Premium II
5 - 2017 Buick Envision FWD 4dr Essence
6 - 2017 Buick Envision AWD 4dr Premium I
7 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.