The 2023 Buick Enclave is a nice alternative to the more expensive European three-row midsize luxury SUVs, with its stylish exterior design, many standard technologies, and an abundance of passenger and cargo space. Find out what we know so far about the release date, price, specs, and features of the 2023 Buick Enclave.
When can we buy the new Buick Enclave?
The 2023 Buick Enclave midsize SUV will likely be available in late Summer/early Fall 2022. It will be available at Buick dealerships throughout the United States and in select international markets. The Buick Enclave is built at the Lansing Delta Township plant in Lansing, Michigan.
How much does the 2023 Buick Enclave cost?
As of this writing, Buick didn’t yet divulge the MSRP information of the 2023 Enclave. However, the 2023 Enclave will likely cost slightly more than the 2022 Enclave. The starting price of the 2022 Enclave ranges from $42,800 MSRP for the Essence trim up to $55,100 MSRP for the Avenir trim.
2023 Enclave specs: Engine output, fuel economy, and towing
All 2023 Buick Enclave models come equipped with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine. Mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission, it generates an output of 310 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. On the efficiency front, the Enclave gets an estimated fuel economy of up to 18 city/26 highway mpg. Also, when properly equipped, the Enclave can tow up to 5,000 pounds.
The Enclave will have a choice of either a standard front-wheel drive system or an available traction-enhancing all-wheel drive system. Additionally, the SUV provides a smooth and comfortable ride with its well-damped suspension.
How many passengers can the 2023 Enclave seat?
The 2023 Buick Enclave can seat up to seven passengers. It has a cavernous total passenger volume of 157.3 cu-ft, with a generous amount of headroom and legroom. Also, the Enclave provides plenty of space for storage, with a rear cargo capacity of 23.6 cu-ft and a maximum cargo capacity of 97.4 cu-ft.
Technologies in the 2023 Enclave
Notable interior technologies offered for the 2023 Enclave include the Buick infotainment system with an 8.0-inch touchscreen, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a wireless smartphone charger, connected navigation, a head-up display, Amazon Alexa Built-In, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. Also, the Enclave offers many safety-enhancing driving assistance technologies, such as automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane keep assist, and rear park assist.
What’s new for the 2023 Buick Enclave?
The 2023 Buick Enclave is primarily a carryover model. For the 2023 model year, the changes include one new exterior paint color option (Moonstone Gray Metallic) and newly-available gloss black 20-inch wheels for the Enclave Sport Touring Edition.
What are the three-row midsize SUV competitors of the Buick Enclave?
The three-row midsize SUV competitors of the Buick Enclave include the Toyota Highlander, Kia Telluride, Chevy Traverse, Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Kia Telluride, Lincoln Aviator, Hyundai Palisade, Cadillac XT6, GMC Acadia, and Mazda CX-9.
This article was updated on 7/27/22.