By Zeid Nasser on Friday, September 14, 2012


As we previously wrote, the 2013 Buick Enclave gets updated this year with a new look on the outside, an updated interior, more standard equipment, added safety technologies and IntelliLink media connectivity. The 2013 Enclave will start at $39,270 including an $825 destination charge.

 

The 2013 Enclave will offer three different equipment groups, all with standard content including a seven-inch Color Touch radio with IntelliLink, high-intensity discharge headlamps, Rear Parking Assist, a Rear Vision Camera, remote start, a power liftgate and other luxury features. Every 2013 model also comes standard with the industry's first front-center air bag, which is designed to protect drivers and front passengers in far-side impact crashes.

 

An Enclave with the Leather Group adds leather-appointed upholstery, heated front seats, an eight-way power passenger seat, memory seat settings and Side Blind Zone Alert with Cross Traffic Alert starts at $43,285. Radar sensors monitor surroundings and alert the driver when a vehicle is in a blind spot or when a vehicle is approaching from either side while the Enclave is in reverse.

 

The available Premium Group includes all standard and leather group equipment, along with standard 19-inch chrome wheels, articulating headlamps, a Bose premium audio system, cooled front seats, power-folding side mirrors and a power tilting/telescoping steering column for a base price of $46,450.

 

Enclave offers 7- or 8-passenger seating choices with no added cost for either. Additional options vary among equipment groups, but all Enclave models can be equipped with all-wheel drive for $2,000, navigation for $795-$1,540, and a trailering package for $525.

 

On the outside, new LED daytime running lamps and LED-accented taillights add a modern look the Enclave's exterior, while new ambient interior lighting adds a cool Ice Blue glow to the cabin.

 

Dual-flow dampers at the front of the vehicle are among the Enclave's chassis refinement advancements. These new components provide a smoother ride and improved handling by controlling suspension dampening across a broader range of driving conditions.

 

Buick says the 2013 Enclave is available for ordering at your local dealer, with expected arrival sometime in the fourth quarter of this year.

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Zeid Nasser on 09/23/2012 12:15PM
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