The 2011 Buick Enclave
is an attractive crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV) with a smooth, comfortable ride and luxury to boot. Powered by a 3.6-liter V-6 engine coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission, the Enclave is fitted with front-wheel-drive or all-wheel drive.
The Buick Enclave has ultra-smooth lines, gracious curves, and a sophisticated, luxurious cabin, as well as seven or eight passenger seating configurations, which makes it a very popular vehicle. It comes equipped with all of the latest safety equipment for SUVs, including StabiliTrak electronic stability control with rollover mitigation and a rollover sensing system. With an EPA-rating of 16 mpg city / 22 mpg highway, the Enclave exhibits good fuel economy for its class.
New for 2011
For 2011, the Buick Enclave received very minor updates, including a new nine-spoke chrome-clad 19-inch aluminum wheel which replaced a seven-spoke design as an option on the CXL-1 and CXL-2. New paint colors are Cyber Gray Metallic, Dark Ming Blue and Gray Green Metallic.
Engine: 3.6L V-6
Transmission: Six-speed automatic
Body Style: Crossover SUV
Models: CX Sport Utility, CXL Sport Utility
On the Outside
The 2011 Buick Enclave displays flowing, graceful lines, a welcome change after years of modern interpretations of classic early 1950s Buick grilles on concept and production cars.
From the Inside
The Buick Enclave uses rich tones and elegant materials, especially in the CXL, which has perforated leather.
The ride on the Buick Enclave is smooth and handling is pretty good for such a large, plush crossover. The direct-injection V-6 engine provides 288 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque and has a towing capacity of 5300 pounds. Noise cancellation, acoustic-laminated windshield, laminated front door safety glass, and triple door seals on the Enclave make for a quiet, comfortable ride.
Standard safety features for the Buick Enclave include StabiliTrak electronic stability control with rollover mitigation, a rollover sensing system, four-wheel antilock disc brakes, tire pressure monitoring and traction control. Enclave's six airbags include two side curtains for all three rows.
FWD: 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway
AWD: 16 mpg city/22 mpg highway
- Slick Styling
- Luxurious interior
- Plenty of space for passengers and cargo
- smooth, quiet ride
- Weight strains engine
- Parking it
This Buick is a crossover with class
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