It has almost been 8 years that Buick of General Motors has had great success with the Enclave SUV. The company had presented several changes to this model in between the years. What’s interesting is that the upcoming 2018 Buick Enclave has been expected to come with an array of changes portraying improvements. The ultimate driving experience and utmost luxury that customers have had before will be retained in this upcoming 2018 Enclave for these are the features which have made the model successful and popular.
2018 Buick Enclave: Engine and Transmission
Although there’s no official information regarding engine of this upcoming Buick Enclave, it has expected that a 3.6-liter V6 engine will be used that will produce 310 HP and an equal amount of torque.
There will be another V6 engine in the option which has been expected to produce 400 HP and similar figures of torque. A turbocharger has been expected to be incorporated into this anonymous engine.
No word on transmission system has been disclosed from company’s side but a 10 speed GM automatic transmission system is likely to be in option. Car experts suggest that an all-wheel drive configuration is going to be incorporated.
Interior and Exterior Changes and Improvements
The interior cabin is already great on existing Buick Enclave models. But the company is not going to settle for this as upscale refinements will be featured in this upcoming 2018 Buick Enclave’s interior cabin.
Visual modification will be done by incorporating wood into the dashboard, door panels, and center console. The infotainment screen will be of a bigger size; the steering wheel is going to be revised with upholstery and controls.
The seats will be made more comfortable as they will be heavily bolstered. Leather will be in the option for upholstery. An array of improvements will be made in its safety features.
The design factors that have let this SUV shine through the glorious years will be presented in this upcoming 2018 Buick Enclave too. The sporty roof rails will be featured too with the same amount of protruding.
In its front fascia, the slats of its grille will be slightly made aggressive with chrome insertions. The headlights will have a modified shape, and some added functionalities as a strip of LEDs run in its top most surface. HID projectors will also be used in these headlights.
A strip of LEDs will also be featured on the sections of the bumper which house the fog lights. The air intake in the middle portion of its bumper will be made wider. Angular body cuts will be featured on its wheel arches.
Its side body will have a large profile to reflect its power. The previously used wheels will be replaced by new lightweight ones. And there’s more to it as the overall body weight is also going to be reduced.
Pricing and Launch Date
This upcoming 2018 Buick Enclave is said to be presented in the price range form $39,000 to $60,000 for the range-topping model. Although there is no official information about its release date, it has been expected to be available by the end of 2017 or early 2018.