2018 Buick Enclave SUV Redesign
Still, heavily camouflaged 2018 Buick Enclave is again seen in the test ride. This time, near Death Valley in Nevada. It is assumed that the model will make its debut until the end of 2016, in order to the production and sales of the new generation has begun in the first quarter of 2017. Redesign of the oldest Buick’s model includes a large and significant changes to the vehicle.
2018 Buick Enclave Changes
Enclave SUV has not significantly changed since 2008. Then showed up on the market. Together with the Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia is placed at the same platform. All of them, a 2018 Buick Enclave first instead Lambda base, will be placed on a new three-row Chi platform. This is a stretched version of new bases. The entire body looks to be slimmer than the current model. Major changes in the design Enclave 2018 MY almost could not even be seen. Only a waterfall grille remained undisguised. All other elements, including light clusters, are still under the camouflage material.
Lighter and more flexible new platform has enabled configuration change models, which will be based on it. GM has decided that one of the new engine becomes the base power unit from 2018 Buick Enclave. It is a new 3.6 L V6, which will be combined with a nine-speed automatic transmission.This mighty engine develops 288 hp and 261 lb-ft of torque. 22 mpg on the highway is estimated EPA rating of the current Enclave SUV. Given that there was a change in gear box because six-speed AT will be replaced with a nine-speed AT, EPA rating may have to be better than the previous.
2017 Buick Enclave has received the highest overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. One thing is certain, safety features the company will not have to promote, at least when the 2018 Buick Enclave comes. The standard safety features include seven airbags, stability and traction control, rear view camera and a lot more.
2018 Enclave SUV Release and Price
And no significant changes in the design, Enclave SUV has become the best-selling model of the Buick brand, in recent years. Sources say that the basic offer will make models with front-wheel drive. AWD will continue to exist but only as an option. Although no one with certainty can not say whether and how much, will be changed from the price of the new Enclave model, it is assumed that they will not deviate significantly from the previous $ 39,000.