Although the current model has a modern design and modern equipment and systems, the new 2017 Buick Enclave will arrive on the market completely redesigned. Its premiere is expected at the beginning of 2016. According to some information, the presentation of the pre-series model could happen at 2016 NAIAS in Detroit. Sales of the 2017 Enclave SUV should start no later than the beginning of 2017. If the promotion of the new model fails in Detroit in 2016, already in Chicago it should be expected.
The Buick Enclave is a very popular SUV model. It is the second best-selling model of the Buick brand. Many wonder why the company decided to offer a new model with a complete redesign. The large number of crossover SUVs from GM game, is set to Lambda platform. Among them is the Buick Enclave. Beside him, at the same platform are set and GMC Acadia and Chevrolet Traverse. GM has decided that all of these models are set to a new Scalable Chi or C1XX platform. Redesign of all models will run simultaneously, and it will mark the beginning of a new generation of these models for 2017.
2017 Buick Enclave Changes
The new platform gives designers and engineers greater possibilities for various vehicle configuration. The new platform enables construction vehicles with short and long wheelbase. The 2017 Buick Enclave will be placed on a platform with the long wheel-base. This means that the new model will continue to be offered with 7 and 8 seats.
The new platform is not the only thing that Buick is preparing for a new generation Enclave SUV. The 2017 Enclave brings a new streamlined design. With that, the company wants to extend the popularity of this model and make it appealing to a larger number of customers. However, Buick has to be careful with the amount of change since the current model has achieved the best sales results in the history of this model.
The 2017 Buick Enclave will adorn premium-feel materials and technologies, as well as certain dose of luxury. Great influence on the design of the vehicle will have new models of this brand, which has already passed through process redesign and improvement. It is expected that more muscular look of the vehicle with a stronger and more arrogant attitude. 2017 model has clear goals. Considering that in 2014 sold over 62,000 units Enclave models, each weaker result than that, would be a failure.
Improvement and changes are expected in the field of the equipment level of new technologies and systems. 2016 Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition is a great deal of innovation and advanced technologies. It is expected that the 2017 Buick Enclave is equipped with all of them as standard equipment level.
2017 Buick Enclave Specs and Price
Under the hood, the current model is 3.6-liter V6 engine combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It is extremely powerful and efficient engine, which develops 288 horsepower and 261 lb.-ft. of torque. In addition, fuel consumption is 22 mpg hwy. This engine will be responsible for the launch of 2017 Buick Enclave SUV. There is a possibility that Buick offers some new engine for the new model and thus expand the range of engines. The basic model will offer FWD, and AWD will be an option. The price of the basic model will remain at the current price point models. This means that the starting price of the 2017 Buick Enclave will be around $ 39,000.