Consumer Reports Reviews the Buick Enclave
The Buick Enclave is a 4-door SUV offered in a FWD 4dr Convenience, FWD 4dr Leather, FWD 4dr Premium, AWD 4dr Convenience, AWD 4dr Leather and AWD 4dr Premium. The powertrains include 3.6-liter V6 (288 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 22 mpg highway. The Enclave uses Regular fuel.
Last Model Reviewed: 2009
Reviewed Buick Enclaves from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:
- 2009 Buick Enclave CXL V6
- 2008 Buick Enclave CXL V6
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