The 2017 Buick Enclave is a luxury utility vehicle for the buyer who’s looking for something a little different when it comes to style but still provides all the versatility and safety you need.
The Enclave is a great alternative to the traditional SUV and its extremely popular with current owners. In fact, more than one third of current sales come from returning customers.
The 2017 model year brings a new Sport Touring Edition with Satin Black Ice accented 20-inch chrome wheels and three unique exterior colors: Crimson Red Metallic, Ebony Twilight Metallic and White Frost Tricoat.
Safety has always been a priority for Buick, so it’s little surprise the Enclave earned a 5-Star Overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. All Enclave models are standard with seven airbags, StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control and a rearview camera. You can also add Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Side Blind Zone Alert and Cross Traffic Alert.
The Enclave with Convenience group is standard with 19-inch wheels, heated exterior mirrors, power liftgate and High-Intensity Discharge Xenon headlights. With seating room for seven adults, the Enclave also offers the Buick IntelliLink™ infotainment system, OnStar® 4G with built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot, remote start, leather- and wood-wrapped steering wheel and three zone automatic climate control. Rear Parking Assist is also included.
The Leather Group adds leather upholstery, heated front seats and even memory settings for the driver’s seat. You also get a heated steering wheel and an option for eight-passenger seating.
The Premium Group is the most well equipped model with articulating headlamps, power steering column, power folding exterior mirrors, a 10-speaker Bose® audio system and a Navigation system.
The cabin is quiet thanks to the Buick QuietTuning technology that helps minimize road noise. The Enclave is also extremely versatile with the SmartSlide second row that provides easy access to the third row. With all passengers in place, the Enclave can stow up to 23.3 cubic feet of cargo; with all rows folded, that numbers jumps to 115.2 cubic feet.
Regardless of which model you choose, power is supplied from a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6 with Variable Valve Timing that makes 288 hp and 270 lb/ft of torque through a six-speed automatic transmission. You can also opt for performance enhancing all-wheel drive without impacting fuel economy. Behind the wheel, you can expect to return up to 15 mpg city and 22 mpg highway. Towing is rated up to 4,500 pounds.
Edmunds said the Enclave “is a great middle-ground option for families who want a lot of space and a luxurious ambience, but don't want to pay the luxury-brand premium.”
The luxurious 2017 Buick Enclave is a great alternative to the typical SUV and starts at an MSRP of $39,065. Stop by today to find out more.
This article is presented by Colonial Buick GMC in Watertown, Massachusetts.