2012 Buick Enclave Owners Manual

2012 Buick Enclave Owners Manual – The Buick Enclave presents three rows of seats customary, with seating for as many as eight individuals. Whereas its sibling, the GMC Acadia, competes with garden-variety Hondas and Toyotas, Buick says the Enclave will go head-to-head with the Volvo XC90 Acura MDX, amongst different crossovers.

New for 2012

A hill-hold characteristic, which retains the Enclave from rolling backward on inclines, is customary. The Enclave additionally has an enhanced brake override system, which cuts engine energy when the gasoline and brake pedals are depressed. An adjunct energy outlet has been added to the middle console.

2012 Buick Enclave Owners Manual

2012 Buick Enclave Owners Manual


The Enclave is about an inch longer than the Acadia and options some conventional Buick styling bits, together with a waterfall grille and portholes on the flanks. Exterior options embrace:

  • Sculpted ellipsoid headlights
  • Waterfall grille and louvered gills
  • Customary 19-inch aluminum wheels; 20-inch chrome-clad wheels non-compulsory
  • Twin exhaust


Buick says the Enclave’s inside strives to emulate that of a non-public jet. The second-row bucket seats slide ahead and again, and the second and third rows fold to offer additional cargo room. Inside options embrace:

  • Customary bucket seats within the first and second rows
  • Three-passenger third-row bench
  • Elective three-passenger second-row bench seat for eight-person seating
  • Elective heated and cooled seats for the driver, entrance passenger
  • Elective navigation system and Bose 10-speaker stereo

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Under the Hood

A 3.6-liter V-6 is the one engine out there within the Enclave. It pairs with a six-speed computerized transmission. When correctly geared up, the Enclave can tow as much as 4,500 kilos. Mechanical options embrace:

  • 288 horsepower and 270 pounds-feet of torque
  • Makes use of ordinary gasoline
  • Elective all-wheel drive


Customary security options embrace:

  • 4-wheel-disc antilock brakes
  • Digital stability system with rollover mitigation know-how
  • Aspect-impact airbags for the entrance seats and aspect curtain airbags for all three rows of seats
  • Throughout a rollover, aspect curtain airbags keep inflated for several moments to offer further safety

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