• Here’s the 2018 Buick Enclave from the 2017 New York Auto Show


    The 2018 Buick Enclave is returning to the market completely re-engineered to compete in one of the most competitive segments in the automotive industry. Vehicles from the Ford Explorer and Toyota Highlander to the Volvo XC90 and Audi Q7 compete in this bracket. Andre interviewed Jace Stokes, Marketing Product Manage for Buick Enclave on the floor of the 2017 New York Auto Show.

    Buick managed to remove about 350 lbs of weight from the Enclave.  Considering it has lots of cowhide and a bevvy of new, high-tech accessories added to the infotainment system, it’s hard to tell how they removed so much weight. The three-row 2018 Buick Enclave is larger inside (stretched nearly three inches at the wheelbase – interior space is 10-percent larger), lighter, more efficient and now comes with a top level trim called Avenir.

    The Avenir trim level is the Buick equivalent to GMC’s Denali trim level.

    The 2017 Buick Enclave has an all-new 302 horsepower, 3.6-liter V6 that makes 260 lbs-feet of torque. It has a new nine-speed automatic transmission and it comes in front or all-wheel drive. With an optional tow package, the 2017 Buick Enclave can tow up to 5,000 lbs.

    Pricing and EPA MPG ratings are not available yet, but the 2018 Buick Enclave goes on sale later in 2017. Buick says the 2018 Enclave is the first vehicle in Buick’s lineup to (officially) wear the Avenir badge.

    Enjoy this informative video!


    Nathan Adlen
    Nathan Adlen
    Easily amused by anything with four wheels, Nathan Adlen reviews vehicles from the cheapest to the most prestigious. Wrecking yards, dealer lots, garages, racetracks, professional automotive testing and automotive journalism - Nathan has experienced a wide range of the automotive spectrum. Brought up in the California car culture and educated in theater, childhood education, film, journalism and history, Nathan now lives with his family in Denver, CO. His words, good humor and video are enjoyed worldwide.

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    3 thoughts on “Here’s the 2018 Buick Enclave from the 2017 New York Auto Show

    1. I hate Buick I purchased an 08 enclave and it is trash trash trash. Buick is a cheap company and I hope it looses money just like I did as a consumer

    2. Well as much as I want to agree with Erika if you bought it used and didn’t get a extended warranty you kinda got what you got on the other hand if you bought it new and it was trash most dealers have a buy back program that will range anywhere from 3-9 months to keep you happy as far as I know the enclave/traverse/Saturn outlook/ Acadia is a solid vehicle good luck ericka with your next vehicle

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