The new 2018 Buick Enclave is definitely a handsome vehicle with plenty of good stuff to offer. This sleek automobile has been presented at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. First of all, I need to mention its beautiful exterior design, the new 2018 model is slightly bigger than its predecessor and it comes with plenty of cargo space. Its spacious interior is filled with an impressive standard equipment roster, thus, comfortable and entertaining ride is guaranteed. As for the competition, the list includes very serious rivals such as, the Audi Q7, Acura MDX and the last one, the Infiniti QX60.
2018 Buick Enclave Redesign
Exterior and Interior
Like I said, the new 2018 Buick Enclave looks very attractive thanks to its appealing design. This SUV comes with lower, slimmer body and it sports a slightly longer wheelbase than the older model. I cannot forget its towing capability. This segment has been upgraded to 5,000 pounds. Up front, we can notice the new grille and also, a new set of LED headlights. It will also have an eighteen-inch aluminum wheels, a rearview camera with parking sensors and a lot list of safety features. The list includes forward collision warning with auto emergency braking and lane departure warning. Furthermore, we can find adaptive cruise control and active lane control. I almost forget surround-view cameras. As for the interior, the cabin is conceived to accommodate up to seven passengers. The interior layout includes three rows of seats. We can find leather upholstery everywhere inside the cabin, on the seats, door panels or dash. As for the tech equipment, it will have six USB ports, a Bose premium stereo and a 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. Beside that, It also features cabin air purifier, tri-zone automatic air conditioning and keyless entry with push-button start. And, on the end, I need to say a few words about the new Avenir sub-brand. This model will have a unique mesh grille, special 20-inch alloy wheels, more luxurious interior materials and an “Evonik Acrylite” exterior lighting system is expected.
2018 Buick Enclave Engine
Beneath the hood, the new 2018 Buick Enclave will be powered by a 3.6-liter V-6 engine with the total output of 302 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, and the engine will be paired with a nine-speed automatic gearbox. Its towing capacity is 1,500 pounds. The estimated fuel economy with front-wheel-drive models is 17 miles per gallon in the city roads, 25 miles per gallon on the highway and 20 miles per gallon combined. With the all-wheel-drive versions, the fuel mileage is rated at 17 miles per gallon in the city, 24 miles per gallon on the highway and 19 miles per gallon combined.
2018 Buick Enclave Release Date and Price
The new 2018 Buick Enclave will hit the market in the fall of this year (2017) and it will cost between $39,990 – $50,550.