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2011 Buick Enclave CXL SUV

2011 Buick Enclave Review

(4 Stars)  Sign of better Buicks ahead

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

Overview
The Buick Enclave is a crossover sports utility with the extra luxuries on the inside that you would expect from Buick. This vehicle takes its unibody design from GM's Lambda-platform and its drive train from the Chevy Traverse and GMC Acadia, when these are put together with the unique and plush interior designs from Buick you end up with a wonderful mixture of class, style and rugged design that is built to last. The Enclave is a very smooth ride and is one of Buicks most popular models in the SUV class.

The Buick Enclave was a real hit with buyers once it was released. The smooth exterior design and sharp lines of the body make it one of the more attractive crossover vehicles and the interior offers much more class and real world usable features then many other similar crossovers. This vehicle brought Buick back from a long time slump and made way for the Regal to be introduced back into the consumer market along with the brand new LaCrosse.

The Enclave comes in two different sizes that will accommodate either 7 or 8 passengers and there are 2 wheel drive and all wheel dive options too.

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2011 Enclave CXL Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 3.6L V6 DOHC with variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 17 MPG city, 24 MPG highway, 19 MPG combined and 418 mi. range
Gasoline direct fuel injection
22.0gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 288 hp @ 6,300 rpm; 270 ft lb of torque @ 3,400 rpm

'11 Buick CXL SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Rear Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Trunk/Liftgate
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Memory
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Steering Wheel Tilt
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Vehicle Information Center
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
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Roof Rail
  Interior  
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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HID Headlights
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Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
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Memory Mirrors
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Parking Distance Control
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Rear View Camera
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Dual Power Seats
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Folding Rear Seat
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
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Third row seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Compact Disc Player
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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GPS/Satellite Communication
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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