2021 Buick Enclave

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$40,300

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2021 Buick Enclave
2021 Buick Enclave

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Hushed cabin
  • Comfortable ride
  • Third-row space
  • Tilt-and-slide access to third row
  • Ports galore, even for third row
  • Cargo space, even with three rows in use

The bad:

  • Interior not as luxurious as price
  • Bland cabin design
  • Transmission hiccups
  • Engine stop-start can't be turned off
  • Avenir version is pricey for level of extras
  • Important active safety features not standard

4 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2021 Buick Enclave trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Seven-seat, three-row premium SUV
  • V-6 engine, nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Second-row captain's chairs standard
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto standard
  • 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hot spot

2021 Buick Enclave review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2021 Buick Enclave?

The 2021 Buick Enclave is a premium three-row SUV with room for up to seven people. It’s powered by a 310-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that works with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Both front- and all-wheel-drive versions are available. Competitors include the Acura MDX and Infiniti QX60

What’s New on the 2021 Buick Enclave?

There are no significant changes this year. 

What Features in the 2021 Buick Enclave Are Most Important?

Standard features include: 

  • LED headlights 
  • Hands-free power liftgate 
  • 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity
  • 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hot spot (subscription required after data trial)
  • Six USB ports

Available features include: 

  • Power-folding third-row seat
  • Navigation
  • 360-degree camera system
  • Blind spot warning and rear cross-traffic alert
  • Lane-keeping assist
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic emergency braking

Should I Buy the 2021 Buick Enclave?

If you have a big family and a lot of cargo to haul, the Enclave will likely meet your needs. However, considering the Enclave’s pricing, its cabin could be more luxurious, and we wish all trims came with the advanced safety features that go in uplevel Enclaves.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior design 4.9
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 4.9
  • Exterior styling 4.9
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Loved the smooth ride for an SUV

Perfect car for my Real Estate business. Ride smooth, plenty of interior room, looks like a nice car and has many features. Great car for the value in money!

5.0

Great quiet ride. Plenty of room when family visit

The SUV meets all my expectations. Very happy with the quite ride, safety features, quality of the vehicle's interior and exterior, and the 7 passengers the SUV accomadates.

5.0

Very great car so far

The vehicle has met our needs so far. Great investment and we are very excited to explore the area with our new vehicle. Thank you.

See all 16 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by Buick
Certified pre-owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/up to 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12,000 miles bumper-to-bumper original warranty, then may continue to 6 years/100,000 miles limited (depending on variables)
Powertrain
6 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
172-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
View all cpo program details

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