Driven: 2013 Buick Enclave

2013 Buick Enclave AWD Premium

MSRP (with destination): $48,450
PRICE AS TESTED: $52,090

ENGINE:
3.6-liter DOHC V-6
Horsepower: 288 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque: 270 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm

TRANSMISSION:
6-speed automatic

DRIVE:
4-wheel

WHEELS AND TIRES:
19-inch aluminum wheels
255/60R19 tires

FUEL ECONOMY (city/highway/combined):
16/22/18 mpg

CURB WEIGHT:
4922 lb

CAPACITIES:
Doors/Passengers: 4/7
Cargo (behind 1st/2nd/3rd row): 115.2/68.9/23.3 cu ft [cargo management system removed]
Legroom (front/middle/rear): 41.3/36.8/33.2 in
Headroom (front/rear): 40.4/39.4/37.8 in
Towing: 4500 lb

STANDARD FEATURES:
3.6L DOHC V-6
6-speed automatic transmission
Stability and traction control
OnStar w/6-month subscription
Rearview camera w/cross-traffic alert
Rear park assist
Side blind zone alert
Power windows and locks
Power front seats
Second-row captain’s chairs
Remote keyless entry
Remote start
Automatic tri-zone climate control
Power tilt-and-telescopic steering column
Power liftgate
Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/audio controls
Leather seating surfaces
Heated and cooled front seats
Color touch-screen Bose premium audio system
Rear-seat audio controls and headphone jacks
Buick IntelliLink w/Bluetooth phone and audio
SiriusXM satellite radio w/3-month subscription
Swiveling HID headlamps
Cruise control
Roof rails
Power folding side mirrors
Blue ambient lighting
19-inch chrome wheels
Ice blue ambient lighting

OPTIONS ON THIS VEHICLE:
Navigation and rear seat entertainment- $2240
Power sunroof w/second-row skylight- $1400

KEY OPTIONS NOT ON THIS VEHICLE:
20-inch wheels- $250

COMPARE TO:
Acura MDX
Ford Flex
GMC Acadia
Infiniti JX35
Lincoln MKT
Volvo XC90

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JLP
I don't like the black C pillar.
Seawolf2
Joe--I know why your only comment about the transmission was about its smoothness. It was that probably your grandmother was driving and it's not common for her to do high speed maneuvering requiring fast downshifts, especially when snowing.  Try to make those GM front wheel drive transmissions to downshift at common interstate speeds (5 to 10 over the speed limit), and you will have time to say more than a few four letter words. If Ralph Nader were still in Congress he would say that these are unsafe at interstate speed. Even family cars like this Buick should have responsive transmissions, it's a matter of safety.  
Alfonso T. Alvarez
@Seawolf2 you clearly have not driven a newer Lambda  - the transmissions are all extremely responsive to downshifts.
If someone didn't like the responsiveness of the transmissions previously, it was easily fixed with a reflash.   Like many modern transmissions from MANY different OEM's, the trans are programmed to upshift quickly and stay there to improve fuel economy.

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