2018 Buick Enclave: Bigger, better looking, lighter, but only seats seven

The new 2018 Buick Enclave is bigger, better looking, more efficient and lighter than before, but it’s only available as a 7-seat car. It’s Chevrolet Traverse sibling, which is the same size, has an 8-seat model.

The second generation Buick Enclave has a 9-speed automatic, and a standard 3.6-liter V6 with 302hp (225kW) and 260 lb-ft (353Nm). FWD is standard, a twin clutch AWD optional.

Available features include 20-inch wheels, 10-speaker Bose sound system, tri-zone air conditioning with ionizer, 10-inch deep storage space under the trunk floor, keyless entry and start, power tailgate, frameless infotainment system, and 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.


Length: 5,189mm (+61mm) | 204.3 inches (+2.4 inches)
Width: 2,002mm (+5mm) | 78.8 inches (+0.2 inches)
Height: 1,775mm (-46mm) | 69.9 inches (-1.8 inches)
Wheelbase: 3,071mm (+51mm) | 102.9 inches (+2 inches)

Weight (base model): 1,977kg (-191kg) | 4,358 lb (-422 lb)
Trunk space (behind third row): 668L | 23.6 cu-ft