The 2017 Buick Enclave is an attractive mid-size crossover SUV that offers practical transportation for five to eight people, with flexible cargo options. The Enclave has been since the 2008 model year, and it will be sticking around a little while longer as Buick has just announced a new Tuscan Edition model for the 2017 model year. Since its introduction in 2010, the Enclave has been a great seller for Buick. And though the 2017 Buick Enclave will be the last model year of the current, first-generation model, Buick is still giving the full-size Lambda-platformed crossover a few changes and updates.
2017 Buick Enclave Exterior and Interior
On the exterior side 2017 Buick Enclave can see a lot of changes that are brought about. The Buick Enclave 2017 exterior is also going to change but not as much as its interior. To ensure the exterior matches the new bronze accents, Buick is only offering the vehicle in three colors: White Frost Tricoat, Dark Chocolate Metallic and Ebony Twilight Metallic. Would-be users of the new 2017 Buick Enclave will get bigger and new LED day lights, more colour palette variety, bigger wheels and new headlamps. The front fascia will undergo changes which will include redesigned bumpers, air intakes and grille.
2017 Buick Enclave is going to give it a mild facelift in order to keep the car’s look close to the current Buick lineup and also to allow its customers to recognize the model with ease. On the inside of the 2017 Buick Enclave there are also going to be quite a bit of changes. While the materials are going to remain mostly unchanged in order to keep the costs in check, the layout of the dashboard as well as the seats are going to be new. These will offer a much better experience as well as more ease of use which was missing from the previous car. Just like before, any model will get dual zone automatic climate control, three rows of seats, an infotainment system as well as electric front seats.
2017 Buick Enclave Release Date and Price
Expect the 2017 Buick Enclave to go on sale in the fall of this year. We know that the price is going to be somewhere between $32,000 and $51,000, if we take into account all available trims and levels.
2017 Buick Enclave Engine Specs and Performance
Under the hood of the new 2017 Buick Enclave will be a single engine, with the option of upgrading it to a more powerful one. The Buick is powered by a 288 horsepower 3.6 liter V6 and is equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission. With the powerful engine, expect 17mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highways with front-wheel drive is on par with many other big crossovers, though an MDX or Highlander can outpoint it on the EPA scale.
For those of you who would love more power, there will be a turbocharged variant that will have an output of around 420 hp and 430 pounds of torque. The novelty SUV will also come with a new auto transmission system which the auto company developed exclusively for this edition. The power will be distributed to the front wheels through the above mentioned system. A goodie for the powerplant 2017 Buick Enclave will be the reduced fuel consumption rating which will be reduced to up to 10%.