2018 Buick Enclave Redesign and Release

By the end of 2016, is expected promotion of a new generation of another SUV models from GM’s fleet. The 2018 Buick Enclave arrives in a new light. This fantastic SUV going through so many changes and improvement. Confirmation of that are new recordings and photographs heavily camouflaged test specimen of this vehicle. Beginning of sales and renewed the improved model is expected in early 2017.

And we witnessed earlier spy shots and photo camouflaged vehicle, which is supposed to be a test copy of a new generation of Buick Enclave SUVs. The latest videos and photos are made in Death Valley-Nevada-USA. Although recorded test vehicle has a large amount of camouflage, it is clear that significant changes in the new model. Confirmation of of that came from GM company.

2018 Buick Enclave Changes

Since 2008, when it appeared on the market, Enclave SUV has not significantly changed. Like other SUV models from GM game, this model is set to Lambda platform. Just changing platforms, is the starting point to the redesign, changes and enhancements of the new generation models. The same way, by the development of other GM’s SUV’s which are based on the same platform.


The new platform for a new generation of General Motors SUV model carries the name Chi (C1XX) platform. It is constructed in versions with normal and long wheelbase. 2018 Buick Enclave gets stretched version of new bases, and three-row bases.

Although it is announced a complete redesign, a large amount of camouflage on the test specimen does not reveal many details. However, the looming new waterfall grille design, a new look light units (and front and rear), etc. In addition, the entire body looks to be slimmer than the current model. Certainly, 2018 model will be streamlined, modern and technically advanced than its predecessors. Are expected to premium-feel materials and technologies, as well as a higher level of luxury.

2018 Buick Enclave Specs and Price

Except that enables new design solutions, the new platform Chi contributes to greater economy of the vehicle. With the reduced weight of the vehicle, the platform allows the installation of a larger spectrum of various operating units. In addition to the possible configuration of vehicles with FWD or AWD drive. According to previous information, the base model will possess FWD, while the AWD will be available as an option.

In the basic offer, should find a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 288 horsepower and 261 lb-ft of torque. Instead of previous 6-speed automatic transmission, 2018 Buick Enclave will be available with a new nine-speed transmission. These changes gear box, platforms and designs, should improve EPA rating, compared to the outgoing model (22 mpg hwy). 2017 Buick Enclave has received the highest overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Accordingly, you should not expect anything revolutionary about the new model, in terms of safety systems and functions.

Official information about the price of a new generation of models, there is still no. Considering that the current model is one of the best selling models of the Buick brand, it should be expected that the price remains at the level of price of the current model. This means that a sum of around $ 39,000 would be enough to purchase a new 2018 Buick Enclave SUV.


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