Very popular model, Buick Enclave debut in 2007 year. Back there, this model used the same platform as Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia. These models were part of General Motors. As we know, the Enclave model is the flagship model of Buick constructed by General motors. Unfortunately, after ten years on the market, we haven’t seen the second generation of this remarkable model. Of course, this model got some modifications three years ago but all important specifications and characteristic remained the same. This year is different, this year’s Enclave model must have a lot of redesigns and modifications. However, not only in some irrelevant parts but also in some important things such as engine capability, some systems, the exterior and the cabin. If they want to stay competitive in the market they need to do these things, and the good news is that they also know that. So, we can definitely expect great new 2017 Buick Enclave restyling and a lot of satisfied customers.
2017 Buick Enclave Changes
The exterior design of the most recent model from General Motors, Buick Enclave will be very nice. The most important change compared to the previous Enclave will be a change in the platform of the vehicle. General Motors launched totally new platform and its name is E2XX. Some of General Motors models already use this great platform including Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Malibu, GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse as well as Buick LaCrosse. From now on, the new Enclave will also use this new platform. The 2017 Buick Enclave change in the platform brings great things for the new model and first of all the biggest and the most important improvements will be fuel consumption.
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It will be significantly improved thanks to the usage of lightweight materials in the chassis construction. Also, new Buick Enclave 2017 will be bigger than most of its rivals. The design is very elegant as well and the front fascia is so attractive for most of the people. Here we can see beautifully designed waterfall grille with big logo in the center. Furthermore, the front bumper is very massive and here we can notice an opening for fog lights as well as large air intakes. In general, the whole design language is now bolder and more attractive than before. At the sides, this model will be equipped with standard 19 x 7.5 aluminum wheels fitted with P255/60R19 all-season tires. Optionally there will be: 20″ Bright-machined aluminum, PJK 20″ Chrome-CL AD Clad cast aluminum and PPE 20″ Chrome-CL AD cast aluminum.
All-new 2017 Buick Enclave Colors:
1. Crimson Red Tincoat
2. Dark Chocolate Metallic
3. Ebony Twilight
4. Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic
5. Iridium Metallic
6. Quicksilver Metallic
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Dimensions of the new model: wheelbase is 118.9 inches, length is 201.9 inches, width is inches and height are 71.7 in. Other dimensions are passenger space: 150 cu ft, cargo space: 23 cu ft, curb weight between FWD 4850-AWD 5100 lb(2143 kg FWD
2233 kg AWD) and maximum cargo space 3263 lb behind first-row seats
2017 Buick Enclave Interior
The interior design of the upcoming model is also slightly redesigned and everything inside is designed to improve comfort and convenience. There will be a lot of premium and soft-touch materials inside. We can start from the fantastic and very adjustable front seats that will, of course, have leather upholstery. Besides front and rear seats we can see leather in the dashboard as well. There is going to be three rows of seats and of course, if you want more cargo space you can fold the last row. The cabin is able of accommodating up to seven passengers and that is base seating variant while the higher trim will offer an 8-passenger setup. Seating – 2/2/3(7 passengers) or 2/3/3(8 passenger).
There is going to be a lot of legroom for the passengers even in the third row. The new Buick SUV 2017 dashboard is very simple and well organized and here we can see large 8-inches touch-screen equipped with updated infotainment. Some of the other standard interior features include tilt and telescopic steering wheel, tachometer, speedometer. Furthermore, there are Cruise control, Remote Keyless Entry, Air conditioning, tri-zone automatic climate control, and so many others.
New Buick Enclave 2017 Interior
Under the hood, the most recent model will be powered by a V6 3.6-liter engine that will be capable of delivering 288 horsepower at 6,300 rpm as well as 270 lb-ft of torque at 3,400 rpm. Type of engine is VVT 24-valve V-6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection. The power from this Buick SUV 2017 engine is routed to the front wheels trough the 6-speed automatic transmission system. The all wheel drive type is optional. According to EPA, the fuel consumption of this engine is rated at 18 mpg or 15,7 liter / 27 mpg or 10,6 liter in the city/highway with FWD drive type. The AWD drive types give 18 mpg or 16 liters / 26 mpg or 11 liters in the city/highway. If we look acceleration, from 0-60 mph it goes for 7.9 sec, with top speed(electronically limited): 108 mph, while braking from 70 mph to 0 mph is 184 ft. Finally, fuel tank capacity is 83 liters or 18.3 gal.
New Buick Enclave 2017 Price and Release date
The release date of 2017 Buick Enclave remarkable and redesigned model will be in the third quarter of 2017 year. When it comes to prices, we have three deferent prices for three different trims and those are:
– Convenience $39,100;
– Leather $43,700;
– Leather all-wheels $44,700
– Premium, $47,650
– Premium, all-wheels $49,650
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2017 Buick Enclave Pictures