2019 Buick Enclave

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Buick Enclave highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

17 city, 25 highway, 20 combined

Pricing for current inventory

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Looking for a versatile three-row SUV?

The Buick Enclave offers three-row seating for seven, a great V6 engine, and an impressive amount of standard features. The Enclave is a great choice for the family road trip or the daily commute. This Buick Enclave review will give you all the key information on the 2019 model year of this popular vehicle.

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New for 2019

  • The Enclave is available in a new trim called the Preferred.
  • The Base trim now comes with Leather Seats as standard equipment.

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Avenir 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Folding Third Row
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Quad Seats
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Third Row Seat
  • Traction Control
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Rear Entertainment System
  • Running Boards
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type


Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 41.2"/M 38.9"/R 33.5"

Head room

F 41.2"/M 39.9"/R 37.6"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

150/1500 lbs.



5 reasons to buy the 2019 Buick Enclave

1. Athletic exterior

With a striking exterior and wing-shaped LED headlamps front and center, the 2019 Enclave is anything but boring. Check out the great details on the intricate grille featuring the Buick tricolor logo. The super cool Evonik Acrylite exterior headlights on the Avenir trim sport more than 100 individual LEDs. Who says you can't have form and function?

2. Comfort for seven

2019 Buick Enclave Review: Backseats | CarMax

Enjoy warm wood tones as well as brushed-chrome accents and heated first-row seating. There is even ventilation and leather available inside the roomy cabin that can accommodate up to seven people. The 2019 model has Buick's "Smart Slide" second-row seating allowing easy third-row access for you and your friends or family. The available power-folding split third-row seating can be easily lowered or raised with a single button.

3. Features plus performance

2019 Buick Enclave Review: Engine | CarMax

The 2019 Enclave features a standard 310-horsepower V6 and nine-speed transmission as well as available intelligent All-Wheel Drive (available on the Essence, Premium, and Avenir trim levels). With an amazing amount of available features like lane change alert, rear cross-traffic alert, front and rear park assist, and IntelliBeam, the 2019 Enclave checks all the right boxes. All of these features are combined into an attractive and stylish package that's perfect if your looking for a high-tech vehicle.

4. Spacious cargo capacity

2019 Buick Enclave Review: Third Row | CarMax

The 2019 Enclave offers 97 cubic feet of configurable cargo space with the second and third-row seats folded flat. A bonus 10-inch deep under-floor storage area offers additional secure space. That way you can hide all of your precious items and keep them out of sight during a fun shopping outing. The standard hands-free power liftgate will help you access the storage area when your hands are full.

2019 Buick Enclave Review: Trunk Cargo | CarMax

5. Tons of tech

2019 Buick Enclave Review: Tech Dash| CarMax

The 2019 Buick Enclave comes standard with an eight-inch high-resolution touchscreen as part of the infotainment system. With standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto, you can stay connected to your favorite device. The available built-in 4G LTE WiFi® hotspot

helps your passengers stay connected on the journey.
All this on top of the available driver-assistance features makes the Enclave well-equipped and a joy to.

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The GMC Acadia is a great midsize crossover that seats up to seven and comes with lots of cool features. The 2017 model year started the Acadia's second generation and the SUV got a bunch of upgrades. Choose from the standard 193-horsepower 2.5L four-cylinder, or opt for the 3.6L V6 which is good for 310 horsepower. Both powertrain options are available with all-wheel drive. Start with the 2019 Acadia base model SL/SLE-1 or move up the trim levels to the upgraded SLE-2 which adds standard features like an eight-way power driver seat, heated front seats, and a remote vehicle starter system. The All-Terrain trim adds standard AWD and then you can step up to the more luxurious SLT-1 and SLT-2, both with standard leather seating, or opt for the cool Acadia Black Edition or the top of the line Acadia Denali. The GMC Acadia lineup has something for everyone.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.5 out of 5

4 customer reviews
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Buick Enclave an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Buick Enclave 28th out of 30 among Midsize SUVs.

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2019 Buick Enclave trims

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  • Comes with great standard interior features like three-zone automatic climate control, heated power cloth-covered front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 4G LTE mobile hotspot, and an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with integrated Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Plus you'll get exterior features like 18-inch aluminum wheels, LED headlights, remote start, and a power hands-free liftgate.

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  • The Premium Enclave trim adds a ton of interior features like a 10-speaker Bose® audio system, ventilated front seats, heated second-row seats, a heated steering wheel, the Driver Confidence II package, plus automatic high-beams, and power-folding third-row seats.

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  • The top-trim Avenir includes 20-inch aluminum wheels, Avenir embroidered headrests and floor mats, a wood- and leather-wrapped steering wheel, satellite navigation, a wireless charging pad, a power dual moonroof, and an additional eight-inch information screen in the driver's instrument cluster.

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2019 Buick Enclave FAQ

More about the 2019 Buick Enclave

Color options

Exterior colors

  • Black Cherry Metallic (Not available on Avenir or Preferred)

  • Dark Slate Metallic

  • Ebony Twilight Metallic

  • Havana Metallic (Not available on Avenir)

  • Pepperdust Metallic

  • Quicksilver Metallic (Not available on Avenir)

  • Red Quartz Tintcoat (Not available on Avenir)

  • Satin Steel Metallic

  • Summit White (Not available on Avenir)

  • White Frost Tricoat

Interior colors

  • Brandy Perforated Leather (Not available on Preferred or Avenir)

  • Chestnut Perforated Leather

  • Dark Galvanized Cloth

  • Dark Galvanized Perforated Leather (Not available on Preferred or Avenir)

  • Ebony Perforated Leather

  • Shale Perforated Leather (Not available on Preferred or Avenir)

Interior description

Enclave models feature room for up to seven people with flexible cargo space and three rows of seating. With available wood tones, brushed-chrome materials, and available heated leather-appointed first-and second-row seating the Enclave is a first-class experience. The Enclave also has a total cargo room of 97 cubic feet.

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