Go ahead and allow all your dreams of what a luxury SUV should be to become reality. Starting at just $36,600, the 2012 Buick Enclave is affordable as well as lavishly designed. The exterior lines are rounded buy flashy and eye-catching. Additionally, with 9 stunning colors, consumers will be hard pressed to find a color that doesn’t suit them perfectly. Colors include, but are not limited to, Quicksilver Metallic, Cocoa Metallic, Ming Blue Metallic, Cyber Gray Metallic, Crystal Red Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic and White Diamond. The wheels, which come in chrome, are also available in 20 inches, giving this SUV quite a jaw-dropping appearance.
As for the interior of this spacious and luxurious SUV, consumers have the option to choose from either ebony or cashmere colored cloth seats, or they can step it up a couple notches and go for the titanium, ebony or cashmere perforated leather seats. The perforation allows ventilation on hot days, so you won’t end up sitting in a pool of your own sweat. Of course, the interior climate control with A/C should adequately handle any sizzling seats during the summer. The steering wheel is constructed of authentic and extravagant mahogany wood and the cabin has 3 full rows of seating, accommodating up to 8 adults, while maintaining one of the highest cargo capacities in its class for crossover luxury SUVs. The center-mounted navigation screen will provide turn-by-turn navigation to wherever your destination may take you. The triple climate control allows each of the three rows to have their own climate settings. Like it hot in the back but cool up front? No problem, the Enclave can handle it.
Technologically, the 2012 Enclave is as advanced as they come. The touch-screen DVD/navigation screen allows you to find directions with a few touches of the screen, or provide entertainment for your passengers by playing DVDs, which are displayed on 7” screens that fold down from the roof of the car. Amazingly, the OnStar Owner App allows you to turn on your Enclave, lock it, check the gas, etc all through your iPhone or iPod Touch. The 3-month free trial of Sirius XM satellite radio is sure to have you singing along to your favorite tunes – well, maybe not depending on tone-deafness.
The engineers at Buick have wisely chosen to equip this year’s Enclave with all the latest safety innovations. 4 disc antilock brakes ensure that the driver can bring the vehicle to a stop as soon as possible. It also ensure that your brake pads – er discs – won’t wear down. A six-month free trial of OnStar ensures that in the unfortunate event of an accident, emergency crews will automatically be dispatched to your location, through GPS coordinates. With its amazing crash test results, IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) awarded it the 2012 Top Safety Pick.
Going off road for a little bit? No problem. The 3.6-liter V6 engine with 288 horsepower will get you up that muddy slope and back down in one piece. Just make sure to give it a good wash after you’re done. This beauty loves to be treated like a princess. The StabiliTrak stability control will automatically apply brakes to individual wheels and power to the engine, as needed to prevent a rollover or dangerous skid. So sit back and relax; the 2012 Buick Enclave has got you covered.