Buick delivered the Enclave in 2008, and things haven’t been the same for the car company since that time. The Enclave is a luxury vehicle inside and out, and a vehicle that truly redefined the Buick name. This vehicle is a large-size Crossover with seating for seven people standard, with a removable third row. Think of transporting the entire soccer team or band in style!
Each year the Enclave delivered something new and desirable to the world, keeping it fresh and up-to-date with other makes and models coming out. The current model doesn’t disappoint, offering your choice of three trim levels –the Convenience, the Leather and the Premium. At a MRSP starting at just $38,740 for the new Convenience model, the Buick Enclave certainly appeases the needs of shoppers who want luxury without a luxury price tag attached.
Standard features you will find in the base model Enclave include 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control and OnStar while an upgrade to the Leather model will give you 19-inch alloy wheels and leather upholstery with heated front seats. If you want the ultimate in driving pleasure, the Premium offers chrome clad wheels, a 10-speaker Bose sound system, ventilated front seats and options such as 20-inch wheels.
When you ride inside of the Enclave it is a smooth, comfortable ride thanks to the spacious interior and the ample amount of cargo space offered on the crossover. Handling is more than adequate, and its performance is definitely up to par.
If you would like to purchase a used Buick Enclave, begin your search with the 2012 or later models. These model years offered all three trim level choices which were not available before, as well as a stronger, revamped transmission system and improved interior features.
US News rates the Enclave #1 in affordable midsize SUVs with an overall score of 8.5 out of 10 based upon customer satisfaction, safety, performance and more. There is no doubt this Buick is a car worth buying. It offers the latest technology and modern features together with a high performance and well-maintained vehicle for superlative performance.
BUICK ENCLAVE SAFETY RATINGS
Standard safety features that allow you a confident ride in the Buick Enclave include front driver and passenger side airbags, side blind zone alert, daytime running lights, rear child safety locks, traction control and many others. Optional safety features are also available for the Enclave as well, if you don’t mind spending a little bit more.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated the Enclave "good" in safety crash tests.
NOTEWORTHY ABOUT THE BUICK ENCLAVE
- The Buick Enclave includes a front center airbag. It is the first vehicle to feature this type of airbag inside. A total of seven of these airbags are offered.
- IntelliLink is included on the Buick Enclave and with this feature you have the entire world at your fingertips. The color touch radio brings you features like internet radio and Sirius and Bluetooth.
- The Enclave has won numerous awards throughout the years. Among those awards are the Strategic Vision “Total Quality” award; and the IIHS “Top Safety Pick” for 2012.
- Inside and out the Enclave was designed to leave the consumer impressed. Wood grain interior, comfortable seating and quality materials are all a part of the package. The beauty only increases with the increased trim level.