Having had a successful sale year with the 2017 model of the
Buick Enclave, General Motors want to ensure that the 2018
Buick Enclave is better in all aspects than its predecessor.
Being an SUV crossover, which is a popular model in the U.S the
Enclave is set to see a lot of upgrades to match its demand.
Here are the specifications to expect on the 2018 Buick
2018 Buick Enclave – External Body Parts and Inner
Just like its predecessors, the Buick Enclave 2018 retains the
same attractive and eye-catching look. GM has however made it
look larger. And slimmer than its immediate predecessor. With a
pair of commanding LED headlights and a waterfall looking
chrome grill, the Buicks front outlook is quite desirable. The
front bumper has been made bigger and with a better design. A
pair of thin daylight/fog lights complements the front bumper
well to give the front outlook of the Enclave the attractive
The rear view is as impressive as the front, with a pair of
rectangular LED rear lights and a well-designed rear bumper.
The 5-door machine will ride on 19” 10-spoke aluminium wheels
capable of taking the Buick even on rough terrain. It may be
bigger than the 2017 model but GM assures that it is about 300
pounds lighter with better handling.
The interior of this year’s model is undoubtedly the most
impressive upgrade that GM has done with the Enclave. Its
interior will be all-leather with a prestigious finishing of
high-quality material and wood furnishing. It will comfortably
seat seven passengers and provide up to 23 cubic feet of cargo
space. With the extreme rear seats folded down, the cargo space
can be up to 115 cubic feet.
On the dashboard, it will come with an array of easily
noticeable buttons and a large screen to ease navigation. The
seats will be heated or cooled and the driver can easily
control them using the 8-way power front passenger seat
adjuster. Moreover, it will come with tri-zone automatic
climate control, Bluetooth and GPS connectivity. Also, the
6-speaker high-quality audio system and a one star with 4G LTE
and built-in WIFI hotspot.
Safety features in the 2018 Buick Enclave have also been
upgraded. It comes with all-inclusive air-bag system, rear park
assist, rearview camera, side blind zone alert and a theft
2018 Buick Enclave – Powerful Engine and Performance
Under the hood, this machine will be powered by a 3.6-liter V6
engine capable of producing up to 280 hp with 270 lb-ft. of
torque. The turbo-charged model may reach up to 400 hp. This
makes it one of the most powerful crossovers SUV’s that the
market has to offer. With a 9-speed automatic transmission, the
2018 Enclave will be capable of hitting 60 mph in under 7
seconds. GM has also put into consideration, the fact that fuel
economy is a crucial aspect. It avails the 2018 Buick Enclave
with an 8.3-liter fuel tank. And will consume 15.0-liter/100KM
in the city and 10.6-liter/100 km on the highway.
2018 Buick Enclave – Release Date and How Much will Cost?
General Motors intends to release this magnificent machine
somewhere in the last quarter of 2017 with a starting price of
around $45000. With the above specifications, the 2018 Buick
Enclave will definitely be a car to watch out once it hits