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2013 Buick Enclave

GM's Flagship Lambda Is (Still) A Smooth Operator Consumers shopping for a domestic full-size crossover have heard all about GM's triplets. The Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave are a very appealing and talented group of siblings. Entering their fifth year of production, albeit middle-age in the automotive industry, each is attractive, well-rounded and very capable on the paved dance floor. While all share nearly identical base DNA and the same basic running gear, subtle physical differences and unique personalities emerge between the trio when one digs a bit deeper. ... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
3.6L V6
Power:
288 HP / 270 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
MSRP:
$39,270 (base)
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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #316
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    2013 Detroit Auto Show recap featuring Corvette, plus Ralph Gilles interview Episode #316 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Chris Paukert and Michael Harley talk about the sights that have been seen at the 2013 North American International Auto Show, especially the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. Plus, Dan and Zach recorded an interview ...

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    New York: 2013 Buick Enclave does a slightly different song and dance
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    The Chevrolet Traverse isn't the only grandiose crossover from General Motors to get the refresh treatment at the 2012 New York Auto Show. Buick also unveiled a face-lifted version of its 2013 Enclave today. Though the tweaks appear slight at first blush, the vehicle boasts an all-new front fascia with a redesigned grille and black-chrome accents, ...

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    Official: 2013 Buick Enclave debuts with new look over same drivetrain
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    The Enclave has been a boon for Buick since it arrived in 2007, with impressive sales complemented by profitable transaction prices. And even though the big Buick has gone without a refresh since its debut, the Enclave managed its best year ever in 2011, with a segment-leading 58,000 units sold. Buick is hoping to stretch that streak with the Enclave's ...

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    Through the success of the Enclave, Buick has discovered that nicely designed, well-built, high content vehicles sell. Being the first Buick in a long time to log advance orders, GM thinks it might be onto something with the Enclave formula. That recipe consists of bolder styling than past Buicks, with cues coming from the Velite and Riviera show cars. ...

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    SEMA 2007: Jerome Williams' Buick Enclave Urban CEO Edition
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    click above image to view more pics of the Buick Enclave Urban CEO EditionOne of three custom Buick Enclaves that will be debuted at this year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the Enclave Urban CEO Edition comes with a little minor celebrity flair, as well. You see, it was designed by former NBA basketball player Jerome Williams and his company Automotive Street ...

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    SEMA Preview: Buick Enclave Urban CEO Edition
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    click above image to enlargeLike most full-line automakers, General Motors has begun taking seriously the SEMA Show in Las Vegas that occurs annually at the end of October. Once a giant exposition center's worth of third-party products, it's now also a stage on which automakers can debut new products and crazy concepts. One of GM's SEMA cars this year is ...

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    Buick tries to avoid Oldsmobile's fate
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    Buick's marketers are caught between a rock and a hard place, or more accurately between the aging baby boomers of its core market and the younger Gen-Y buyers it needs to grow the brand. With the average Buick owner nearing retirement age, brand managers are trying to play both sides of the fence, making the OnStar Directions and Connections service (a ...

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    Tiger Woods to help intro Buick Enclave
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    GM's Chairman/CEO Rick Wagoner will join PGA superstar Tiger Woods to unveil the new-for-'08 Buick Enclave at this year's second L.A. Auto Show. Apparently moving the show to a new time slot in December to avoid the January competition with Detroit is already paying off for the L.A. organizers. Bringing Tiger out for this event shows how eager Buick is to ...

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    General Motors seems to be following through with its pledge to slim down and refocus the model lineup at some of its less successful brands, with Friday's spotlight on Buick. Automotive News quotes Buick's marketing director as saying the new Enclave crossover, which debuted at this year's Detroit Auto Show, will replace two existing Buick models, the ...

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