2013 Buick Enclave

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$38,445-$47,625
$36,523-$45,244
16 CITY / 23 HWY
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Overview

What's New for 2013:
  • Enclave is restyled
  • New interior trim and colors
  • Buick IntelliLink color touch-screen radio
  • Redesigned climate controls
  • Standard reversing camera
  • Front-seat center air bag
  • Available side blind-zone alert
  • Available rear cross-traffic alert
  • New paint colors

Exterior Features
Buick restyles the Enclave for 2013, retaining the large crossover SUV's familiar themes but changing many of the details. The new Enclave is equipped with xenon HID headlights with blue translucent rings, LED running lights and LED taillights, and a choice of 18-, 19-, or 20-inch wheels.

Interior Features
New trim details, colors, and ambient lighting are added to the 2013 Enclave's 3-row, 8-passenger, QuietTuned cabin. Standard features include Buick's IntelliLink color touch-screen radio with Bluetooth hands-free connectivity and music streaming. Redesigned for 2013 are the triple-zone automatic climate controls. Raising the standard power rear liftgate reveals cargo space measuring 23.3 cubic feet behind the third-row seat, with maximum volume measuring 115.2 cubic feet.

Optional Features
Buick sells the 2013 Enclave in Convenience, Leather and Premium trim levels. Available extras include premium Nuance leather, 8-way power front seats, ventilated front seats, power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power sunroof, Bose premium sound system, and a rear-seat entertainment system. Also available are articulating headlights that help the driver to see around turns, as well as side blind-zone alert, rear cross-traffic alert, and a navigation system.

Under the Hood
Every 2013 Enclave comes equipped with a direct-injection, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that generates 288 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft. of torque, is bolted to a 6-speed automatic transmission, and drives either the front only (FWD) or all four wheels (AWD). Towing capacity is 4,500 pounds.

Fuel Economy
The EPA had not rated the 2013 Enclave's fuel economy when this overview was written. Buick estimates the SUV will get 24 mpg on the highway with FWD and 22 mpg on the highway with AWD.

Safety
The 2013 Buick Enclave is equipped with 7 standard air bags, including a new industry-first front-seat center air bag that deploys between the front seats to protect occupants from injury in side-impact crashes. Also standard are traction and stability control, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with panic brake assist, and a reversing camera. Additionally,  the OnStar telematics system provides 6 free months of automatic crash response service. The Enclave can also be equipped with a blind-spot monitoring system, side blind-zone alert and rear cross-traffic alert system.

The new Enclave is structurally identical to the previous model, which was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in 2012 and which received an overall 5-star crash-test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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  • Name Convenience (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38445.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name Leather (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 42460.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name Premium (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 45625.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name Convenience (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40445.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
  • Name Leather (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 44460.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
  • Name Premium (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 47625.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
INTERIOR
  • Seating, 7-passenger second-row captain's chairs, flat folding and SmartSlide access to third row, third row flat folding 60/40 split bench
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Seat adjuster, driver 8-way power with power recline and lumbar control
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 2-way power (fore/aft) with manual recline and lumbar
  • Floor mats, carpeted front, second and third row
  • Steering column, tilt and telescopic
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped with Mahogany wood accents
  • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio controls and cruise controls
  • Instrumentation includes Driver Information Center, tachometer, speedometer, fuel, coolant temperature, battery, gear selector, outside air temperature and (U80) compass display
  • Instrumentation, analog with mpg speedometer and tachometer
  • Instrumentation, engine oil life monitor
  • Windows, power with driver Express-Up and -Down features, passenger Express-Down feature
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Universal Home Remote, includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable
  • Cruise control
  • Remote Keyless Entry, extended-range
  • Remote vehicle starter system
  • Theft-deterrent system, vehicle, PASS-Key III, engine immobilizer with content theft alarm
  • Air conditioning, tri-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right front passenger and rear seat occupants
  • Defogger, rear-window electric
  • Glovebox, locking, passenger-side of instrument panel
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Storage system, rear cargo area under floor
  • Perforated Leather Seating Surface
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Seat adjuster, driver 8-way power with power recline and lumbar control and memory
  • Seat adjuster, passenger 8-way power with power recliner and 2- way power lumbar
  • Memory settings, memory "presets" for 2 drivers, with 8-way power driver seat includes easy exit driver seat, power outside mirrors, and power tilt and telescopic steering column (if equipped)
  • Seats, heated and cooled driver and front passenger
  • Steering column, power tilt and telescopic
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) painted aluminum
  • Tires, P255/65R18-109S all-season, blackwall
  • Wheel, 17" (43.2 cm) compact steel spare wheel and tire (Not available or included with (V92) Trailering Provision Package.)
  • Luggage rack side rails, roof-mounted, chromed
  • Headlamps, High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Xenon, projector lamps hi/low bi-functional with blue tint lenses and chromed bezels
  • Headlamp control, automatic on and off
  • Glass, Solar-Ray deep-tinted, rear-side, quarter panel and liftgate
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding with integrated turn signal indicators
  • Wipers, front intermittent with structureless wiper blades
  • Wiper, rear intermittent with washer
  • Liftgate, rear power
  • Wheels, 4 - 19" x 7.5" (48.3 cm x 19.1 cm) aluminum
  • Tires, P255/60R19-108S all-season, blackwall, Michelin
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding with integrated turn signal indicators (Includes driver side memory feature.)
  • Wheels, 19" (48.3 cm) Chrome-Clad aluminum, 9-spoke
  • Headlights, articulating
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding and driver-side auto-dimming, body-color with integrated turn signal indicators and driver-side memory
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 3.6L Variable Valve Timing V6 with SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection), DOHC (288 hp [214.7 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 270 lb-ft of torque [364.5 N-m] @ 3400 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6- speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive
  • Axle, 3.16 ratio, final drive
  • Front wheel drive
  • Alternator, 170 amps
  • Trailering provisions, 2000 lbs. (907 kg)
  • GVWR, 6411 lbs. (2908 kg)
  • Suspension, Premium Ride, 4-wheel independent
  • Steering, power, variable effort
  • Exhaust, dual-outlet stainless-steel with bright tips integrated in fascia
  • All-wheel drive
  • GVWR, 6459 lbs. (2930 kg)
PACKAGE
  • Premium Package includes (DNP) outside, power folding, auto-dimming driver side, body-color, heated mirrors with turn signal indicators, (TSH) articulating headlights, (N38) power, tilt and telescopic steering column and (KB6) heated and cooled driver and front passenger seats
SAFETY
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc
  • Traction control, full-range
  • StabiliTrak Stability Control System with roll over mitigation
  • Daytime Running Lamps, includes automatic exterior lamp control
  • Air bags, frontal and side-impact for driver and front passenger, driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact and head curtain side-impact for all rows in outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bags, front passenger air bag suppression (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Automatic Occupant Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector
  • Child seat restraint system, rear facing
  • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, First Assist, Injury Severity Predictor, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with OnStar eNav, Destination Download (requires navigation radio), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands Free Calling and available OnStar RemoteLink mobile app. (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
  • Automatic Crash Response
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Rear Parking Assist, Ultrasonic with audible warning
  • Rearview camera system, integrated into IntelliLink display
  • Door locks, rear child security
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System
  • Side Blind Zone Alert with Cross Traffic Alert
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system, Color Touch AM/FM/SiriusXM/HD radio with CD player, IntelliLink 6.5" diagonal touch-screen display, USB port and auxiliary input jack
  • Audio system feature, standard speaker system
  • IntelliLink includes personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system, HMI (Human Machine Interface), phonebook access, voice recognition for audio, phone, phonebook and music selection; Pandora and Stitcher smartphone compatible, software Bluetooth and smartphone
  • Audio system feature, USB port
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2013 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month trial to the XM Premier package, with over 140 channels including commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. And now add premium channels to your trial at no cost. Welcome to the world of satellite radio. (If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change)
  • QuietTuning Buick exclusive process to reduce, block and absorb noise and vibration to create a quiet interior cabin
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2013 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month trial to the XM Premier package, with over 140 channels including commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. And now add premium channels to your trial at no cost. Welcome to the world of satellite radio. (Replaced by (UBS) NavTraffic when (UGY) Color Touch Navigation AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo with CD player or (UGX) Color Touch Navigation AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo with CD/DVD player are ordered. If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change
  • Bose Sound System single CD Player with MP3 playback. Includes Advanced Bose 10-speaker system, ETR AM/FM stereo, auxiliary audio jack which enables plug/play connection of all auxiliary audio players, speed-compensated volume, Theftlock, Radio Data System (RDS) and rear audio controls with 2 headphone jacks (headphones not included).
  • Audio system feature, Bose performance enhanced premium 10- speaker system (Included with (PCU) Bose Sound System. Required with (UGY) Color Touch Navigation AM/FM/SiriusXM/HD radio with CD player)
  • Audio system controls, rear with headphone jacks and display (Included with (PCU) Bose Sound System, (UGY) Color Touch Navigation AM/FM/SiriusXM/HD radio with CD player, (UGU) Color Touch AM/FM/SiriusXM/HD radio with CD/DVD player or (UGX) Color Touch Navigation AM/FM/SiriusXM/HD radio with CD/DVD player.)

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