2010 Buick Enclave

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21 reviews
Available Price Range $10,489-$20,877 Trims6 Combined MPG 19-20 Seats 7-8

Our Take on the 2010 Buick Enclave

Our Take

The Buick Enclave crowns GM's newest batch of crossover SUVs, a group that also includes the GMC Acadia. Like its sibling, the Enclave offers three rows of seats standard, with seating for up ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Low cushions for second and third rows
  • Cargo floor not continuous
  • Aging navigation graphics
  • Large turning circle

Notable Features

  • 288-hp V-6
  • Seats seven or eight
  • Standard power liftgate
  • Available AWD
  • Related to Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia


Our Expert Reviews

A lot of car shoppers link minivans with a terminal case of parental frumpiness, but when it comes to outright utility those vehicles have long beaten more socially acceptable crossovers, hands down. General Motors' three-row crossovers — the Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave — narrow that divide.The Enclave combines outstanding utility with premium touches not... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.6 out of 5

Based on 21 reviews

Great car so far

by ART from Bear Creek Twp ,Pa on April 30, 2011

I've had my new Enclave for a month ,and I love it.Owned a Mercedes before ,and it really can't compare to this Enclave.My wife has a Honda Pilot,which is also brand new,and there's no comparison.The ... Read Full Review

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Roadside Assistance Coverage


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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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