When you’re looking for a family SUV, you generally need to consider the Buick Enclave. After all, it’s comfortable and provides dynamic acceleration when you need. But if you’re thinking about getting yours now, you should consider waiting for the 2018 Buick Enclave.
The 2018 Buick Enclave should provide you with new and better engines that are more environmentally friendly plus a drastic exterior change.
2018 Buick Enclave Release Date
According to the information we collected, we should be able to see the release of the 2018 Buick Enclave in early 2017. However, it will take some time to get to car dealers. This is only expected to happen in the fall of 2017.
2018 Buick Enclave Price
We believe that the price of the 2018 Buick Enclave will be on the same range of the current generation, starting at around $40,000. Despite the exterior design will change considerably, the engines will only be changed to make sure that the car is more environmentally friendly.
Buick Enclave 2018 Redesign and Changes
According to General Motors, you can expect to see a dramatic change in the 2018 Buick Enclave exterior and this change will begin in the platform of the car. The 2018 Buick Enclave will start to use a long-wheelbase version of the C1XX platform. With this, they will be able to reduce the weight in about 300 pounds. At the same time, the 2018 Buick Enclave will increase a bit, and it will become the largest SUV among its rivals.
The exterior design of the 2018 Buick Enclave will not only be modern as it will also be very elegant. The waterfall grille on the front will display their big logo right in the middle. The grille in conjunction with the new front bumper gives the fog lights the perfect opening, along with the large air intakes.
One of the main characteristics of the Buick brand is the use of chrome, and we’ll be able to see it as well on the new 2018 Buick Enclave.
Overall, the exterior design is more attractive and bolder than before.
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2018 Buick Enclave Specs
As we already mentioned, the 2018 Buick Enclave will use a different platform that will allow it to be more lightweight. The loss of about 300 pounds will positively affect the performance as well as the fuel consumption. With the extended wheelbase, the third-row passengers will be more comfortable than on the previous generation of the model.
You can expect to find two different engines on the new 2018 Buick Enclave. The first one will include the 3.6-liter V6 that produces 281 of horsepower. The second option is a new turbocharged engine. This should be a 3-litter V6 with two turbochargers, that is able to produce 400 horsepower.
Despite we have no specific information regarding the transmission, you can expect to see a 9 or 10-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Buick Enclave Interior
The interior of the new Enclave will also suffer some severe changes because it’s a little outdated.
You can expect the Enclave to look more modern but also more comfortable. So, you’ll have adjustable seats with leather upholstery. The 2018 Buick Enclave will have 3 rows of seats and is able to carry up to 7 passengers.
Some of the features that you’ll see in the interior of the 2018 Buick Enclave include cruise control, speedometer, air conditioning, tachometer, among others.
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