2016 Buick Enclave photos, changes

Buick Enclave is a full size luxury crossover SUV which was released in the year 2008, and since then, it has been through one redesign which took place in 2013. During this redesign, this model received some styling changes while some of its materials and features were upgraded. This famous crossover is now projected to get some improvements that will affect most of its parts. The redesign is targeted for the 2016 year Buick Enclave who’s interior and exterior are expected to be refreshed. The end product of 2016 Buick Enclave shall be more comfy since it dimensions are going to be increased a bit. It is said to be based on a new platform which will enable it to lose some pounds and also to be fuel economical. Furthermore, this redesigned Enclave is expected to acquire a new engine that shall offer better transmission. General Motors is also planning to introduce the all new nine speed transmission which is mostly likely to feature in the 2016 Buick Enclave, although the nine speed shall not work on the all wheel drive mode.

2016 Buick Enclave front

2016 Buick Enclave: Redesign Exterior and Interior

This auto’s seats shall be upholstered using leather with contrast stitching. Its dashboard shall be arranged afresh at the centre stack. 2016 Enclave will get a large touch screen thanks to the new increased dimensions. The cabin will get enlarged sophisticated features while its cargo space will also be large enough. Most of the old gadgets will be removed and replaced with improved and elegant features.

The 2016 Buick Enclave will be based on a new lightweight platform which shall improve the auto’s stability and its entire management. The model will eventually lose about 400 pounds hence its fuel economy will be improved. This 2016 Buick Enclave shall be bigger with new LED day lights, new headlamps and bigger wheels. Its front will undergo major changes since its bumpers, the grille and air intakes will be completely redesigned. Its current trims shall be carried over to the new model and they include Convenience, Leather and Premium. There are expectations that the standard features shall be added into the base trim as well as additional exterior shades. Some of the expected features in the 2016 Buick Enclave include navigation, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, 8way power adjustable front seat, adjustable rear seat with armrest, keyless power door locks, heated mirrors, four one touch power windows, a compass, remote anti theft alarm, low fuel level warning, emergency brake assist and many more.

2016 Buick Enclave interior

2016 Buick Enclave: Engine and Fuel Economy

It will run on the same powertrain like its predecessor. It is rumored that since a new 2016 Buick Enclave with major engine changes is expected in 2017, the 2016 year model shall continue to use the same 3.6 liter V6 engine. This unit generates 288 horses and 270 pounds-feet of torque and comes with six speed automatic transmission. Its EPA ratings are likely to remain as they are in the current model which has the same engine. Its ratings are 17/24 mpg city/highway respectively on FWD.

2016 Buick Enclave rear

2016 Buick Enclave: Release Date, Price and Competitors

General Motors has not provided any information regarding the new model’s release date but it is anticipated to take place sometimes in 2015. Its price might be revealed during its launch, but given the amount of changes in this model, its price change will be unnoticeable. The 2016 Buick Enclave is among the toughest SUV models but it will still face stiff competition from models like Infiniti QX60, Acura MDX, Lexus RX 350 and Chevrolet Traverse.

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3 Responses to 2016 Buick Enclave photos, changes

  1. Tyler Taylor says:

    I’m looking forward in buying a 2016 Buick Enclave
    What month are they’re arriving?

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