buick enclave

 

What is a Buick Enclave?

1.      On the 118.9 Lambda platform, shared with the Chevrolet Traverse, the Buick Enclave arrived in Summer 2007 and was exported with the direct injection High Feature 3.6 engine from November 2008 to China, where sales stopped in March 2019. Seating: 2-2-3, optional 2-3-3 in North America.

 

platform:

Lambda

Buick Enclave

rear suspension:

4-link independent, coil springs

GM

GM

curb weight from:

2108

kg

HF6

HF6

wheelbase (cm):

302.0

V6

V6

length from (cm):

512.7

DOHC

DOHC

width (cm):

200.7

cc:

3564

3564

injection

dir. inj.

market:

USA/CDN

07.04-08.

08.09-17.

fwd

fwd/awd

6A

6A

205

215

kW

275

288

hp

340

366

Nm

Mexico

09.11-17.

awd

6A

215

kW

288

hp

366

Nm

China

Buick Enclave (Angkelei)

08.11-18.

fwd/awd

6A

215

kW

288

hp

366

Nm

 

2.      The second generation American Buick Enclave on the 120.9 C1XX platform arrived in Fall 2017, and was denied to China, due to its size (length nearly 520 cm, width over 200 cm). Seating: 2-2-3. Buick is advertising the third row center in-between-seat to be used for car pooling.

platform:

C1YB

Buick Enclave

rear suspension:

5-link independent, coil springs

GM

GM

curb weight from:

1977

kg

CSS

HF6 II

wheelbase (cm):

307.1

4 cyl.

V6

length from (cm):

518.9

DOHC

DOHC

width (cm):

200.2

cc:

1998

3649

dir. inj.

dir. inj.

turbo

market:

USA/CDN

n/a

17.10-

fwd/awd

9A

231

kW

310

hp

360

Nm

 

3.      The Chinese Buick Enclave, now produced here and with its own body, arrived in November 2019 and shares its 112.7 (2863 mm) C1 platform and the 2-litre LSY engine with the Chevrolet Blazer and Cadillac XT6. Seating: 2-3-2, Avenir: 2-2-2; memo: Blazer: 2-3-2, Cadillac XT6: 2-2-2, opt. 2-2-3.

All Enclaves are front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive crossovers.

 

Buick Enclave China: November 2019

While the first, imported Enclave (Angkelei), at a price of 529,000 RMB (twice the price of a LaCrosse) sold some 24,000 units in China up to the 2012 model year (vs some 200,000 in the United States), with diminishing sales afterwards (2,566 in 2012, 2,218 in 2013), the new 299,900 RMB Enclave (Angkeqi) started at a monthly sales level of over 3,000 units.

platform:

C1UB

Buick Enclave

rear suspension:

5-link independent, coil springs

GM

GM

curb weight from:

1880

kg

CSS

HF6 II

wheelbase (cm):

286.3

4 cyl.

V6

length from (cm):

498.1

DOHC

DOHC

width (cm):

195.3

cc:

1998

3649

dir. inj.

dir. inj.

turbo

market:

China

C1UB

Buick Enclave (Angkeqi)

19.11-

n/a

GM

28T

fwd/awd

9A

max kW

174

max hp

233

Nm

350

entry-level:

l/100 km

7.4/7.8

l/100 km

7.5/8.1

 

Output data are approximate.

 

For more specifications on North American and worldwide Buick SUVs and engines, see:
On a Global Mission: The Automobiles of General Motors International

 

Far East Auto Literature

30 September, 2020