2017 Buick Enclave redesign, interior, colors – For this year Buick presented to us Sport Touring Edition which gives more aggressive and athletic look of this midsize SUV. Compared to its predecessor it gets new grille, wheels and interior upholstery. It comes with only one engine and one transmission and only choice future buyers will have between front- or all-wheel-drive systems. When it comes to the market, the new Buick Enclave 2017will compete with other crossover SUV vehicles such as Acura MDX, Audi Q7, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Toyota Highlander.
2017 Buick Enclave redesign
The exterior design of the 2017 Buick Enclave is going to change slightly compared to the previous exterior design. On the front it will receive a Satin Black ice grille and HID headlights. Just like its predecessor its strong appearance is enhanced by LED daytime running lights and muscular hood. It also features heated side mirrors, LED-accented taillights and a powered liftgate. When it comes to market it will be available in two trim levels: Enclave Leather and Premium. It will be available in three premium colors: Crimson Red Metallic, Ebony Twilight Metallic and White Frost Tricoat.
As for the 2017 Enclave Interior design, there must be some kinds of changing in order to make the people feel comfortable. It will come with three rows of powered seats for comfortable ride for all passengers. For both trim levels future buyers will have a long list of standard equipment that includes wood-trimmed and heated steering wheel, heated front seats, ice-blue LED internal lightning around instrument panel, tri-zone automatic climate control, rear park assist with rear-vision camera and dynamic guidelines and Buick IntelliLink infotainment system with color touchscreen display, 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hotspot.
2017 Buick Enclave specs
For 2017 year model the new Enclave will drop old V6 powerplant and now, under the its hood, it features new 1.4-liter fuel saver. This engine is new in GM lineup and it delivers 153 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. It will come paired with Hydra-Matic 6-speed automatic transmission. Reducing power with transition from V6 to I-4 engine its towing capacity will be reduced too. We expect much better fuel economy which is yet to be determined.
When it comes to safety there will be plenty camera-based features available such as Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Alert while Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Side Zone Alert are radar-based. Standard safety equipment includes StabiliTrak system, 7 airbags, rearview camera system, traction control and panic brake assist.
|Engine type||1.4-liter turbocharged I-4|
|Horsepower||153 HP (112 kW) @ 5,600 rpm|
|Torque||177 lb-ft (240 Nm) @ 2,000 – 4,000 rpm|
|Ignition system||Coil on plug|
|Transmission type||HydraMatic 6T40 6-speed automatic|
New Buick Enclave 2017 price and release date
The 2017 Buick Enclave was presented at the 2016 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) and it will be available for sale this summer while the other countries like the restricted area might find this car at the beginning of the year 2017. When it comes to price the cost of the new Buick Enclave 2017 will start just under $40,000 for the base model, while for the full equipped one potential buyers should prepare around $50,000.