2016 Buick Enclave Release Date, Msrp, MPG, Specs – The Enclave SUV is a full size crossover which was first released in 2008 and ever since, has been able to undergo only a single redesign than. During the previous redesign, the Sports Utility Vehicle has been able to receive new design changes and features, and materials too.
It has undoubtedly had a quite successful streak on the market since it was first released on the market and the automakers wouldn’t want to upset the already projected sales figures from the envisioned new Buick Enclave 2016. Thus, the new crossover will only get some subtle enhancements and not total overhauls on its specs.
The changes are expected to feature on both the inside and outside of the new Buick Enclave 2016 according to the exclusive spy photos we have already. The result will lead to a culmination of a comfortable cabin and exterior appeal that will undoubtedly attract new buyers and retain the current ones into its stable.
According to some rumours going round, the new Buick Enclave is projected to come riding on a new platform that will result in the new vehicle losing some unnecessary curb weight, therefore making the new crossover have better fuel efficiency and stability.
2016 Buick Enclave Changes
The new Buick Enclave 2016 will come with some of the most sought-after goodies especially for its cabin. First, the 3-row crossover will get all its passengers connected through the 4G LTE data connection network.
The data network connection will also proliferate throughout the entire General Motor’s product portfolio. This feature was previously introduced in the Chevrolet’s brand last year and achieved quite significant praise. The data connection comes with its own AT&T data plan network and is able to work through General Motor’s OnStar Telematics System and will be able to offer high speed data connection to every passenger’s devices over Wi-Fi.
The best news will be that the data package will be offered free of charge for the first three months after acquiring the vehicle, but you will be charged for continued use of the service after the three month period lapses.
Interior Colours & Exterior Review – 2016 Buick Enclave
The inside of the new Buick Enclave 2016 will come upholstered in top quality leather and contrast stitching. At the centre of the dash will be a large display. The cabin will also come with most of the newest and erudite features.
Most of the previous implements previously available will either be swapped or entirely removed in support of the more enhanced and stylish features. As already mentioned, the vehicle will come based on a new platform that will improve the vehicles stability and fuel economy ratings through curb-weight-reducing measures.
New users of the new Enclave will get bigger and new LED day lights, bigger wheels, new headlamps, and a new choices for the colour palette. The front end will undergo changes which will include redesigned air intakes, bumpers and grille.
The trims will remain intact and will include Convenience, Premium and Leather trim variants. There is a likelihood that the base model will also come fitted with some high tech features and outside shades.
Some of the features that will be available on the new 2016 Buick Enclave will include improved navigation system, heated front seats, adjustable rear seat with an armrest, heated steering wheel, 8way power adjustable front seat, keyless power door locks, heated mirrors, a compass, low fuel level warning, remote antitheft alarm, emergency brake assist and push button start.
2016 Buick Enclave Engine Specs
Beneath the bonnet of the new Enclave for 2016 will be a lone engine, however with the option of upgrading it to a more agile one. That said, buyers should therefore expect a 3.6L V6 engine that is capable of generating around 288 horsepower and 270 pounds of torque.
For those of you who love a robust engine, there will be a turbocharged version that will have an output pegged at 420 horsepower and 430 pounds of torque. The novel crossover will also come with a new automatic transmission system which the auto company developed for this edition model only.
For the robust engine, expect 17/24 mpg in the city/highways.
Wheelbase: 118.9 in
Length: 201.9 in
Width: 79 in
Passenger volume: 151 cu ft
Cargo volume: 23 cu ft
Curb weight: 5069 lb
Top Speed: 110 mph
0-60: 7,8 sec
MPG: 17/24 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Crimson Red Tintcoat, Dark Chocolate Metallic, Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic, Ebony Twilight Metallic, Iridium Metallic, Midnight Amethyst Metallic, Quicksilver Metallic, Sparkling Silver Metallic, Summit White and White Frost Tricoat
Towing Capacity: 4500 lbs
Buick Enclave 2016 Price & Release Date
The new Buick Enclave 2016 will start sales this summer with an MSRP of about $40,000 for the Tuscan edition model and slightly more for the Tucson variant. But in terms of competition, the Enclave is going to face the Honda Pilot, Dodge Durango 2017, Ford Explorer 2016, Toyota Highlander and Ford Flex 2017 models.