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2008 Buick Enclave

At a Glance

Pricing $32,770 - $37,040
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 3.6l V6
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 16 (city), 22-24 (highway)

Overview Information

The Enclave is a sleek new crossover SUV in Buick's lineup. It replaces the stodgy Rendezvous, which was never a big seller for Buick. With a 275-bhp 3.6L V-6 and 6-speed automatic, the Enclave has a competitive powertrain in the hot crossover segment. Room to seat up to eight passengers comfortably allows the Enclave to replace a minivan for style-conscious customers, while its semi-reasonable fuel consumption should appeal to full-size SUV owners.

What Changed:

The Enclave is a large crossover SUV with luxury styling and room for seven passengers. Although the Enclave is part of a trio of similar vehicles, it wears distinctive styling that sets it apart from its siblings the Saturn Outlook and the GMC Acadia. Power is provided by a 275-bhp, 3.6L V6. Both FWD and AWD are offered.

Official Word:

Enclave is the vehicle that is going to change perceptions about Buick. It blends a graceful, romantic exterior with an elegant, well-crafted interior. Enclave is smaller on the outside, but lives bigger on the inside, combining segment-leading fuel efficiency with room for up to eight passengers and space for cargo. Starting at less than $33,000 MSRP, the Enclave is priced to challenge its luxury competitors, offers better fuel economy and is quieter and roomier inside. It...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Enclave CX 3.6l V6 (275-bhp) A6 FWD 16/24/20 $32,770
Enclave CX 3.6l V6 (275-bhp) A6 AWD 16/22/19 $34,805
Enclave CXL 3.6l V6 (275-bhp) A6 FWD 16/24/20 $35,005
Enclave CXL 3.6l V6 (275-bhp) A6 AWD 16/22/19 $37,040