2008 Buick Enclave User Reviews

2008 Buick Enclave Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 7 reviews
"big space" 4 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
"exterior" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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Josiecki writes:
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4

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It is a beautiful car that rides very well. The quality and reliability have been good. My husband keeps it in tiptop condition even with over 138,000 miles on it.

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A little hard to get into the third row seats.

Josiecki
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I Would Definitely Buy Another. My Favorite Car To Drive. — This is a beautiful and reliable car with excellent interior finishes. The color of the interior is just a bit too light for my tastes, but it still looks good after 8 years and 138,000 miles. I would like to purchase another with newer options like Internet or Bluetooth.

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cfedor writes:
2008 Buick Enclave CXL 4WD Review
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4

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Roominess,  comfiness, seating arrangement.

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cost, cost of repairs(esp. if out of warranty)

cfedor
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My "cherry-ot" — I still own this vehicle , I still Love this vehicle, no matter what headaches it throws my way. I searched for this particular Enclave for 6 months before i found the ONE that I wanted for the mileage, the 1 owner, price, with the options that this one has, all the way down to the color - inside and out.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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matnelso writes:
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4

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Beautiful, solid, drives wonderful

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gas mileage, but hey who drives an SUV for gas mileage :-)

matnelso
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Silver Bullet — This a great vehicle which can have 7 passengers for a fun trip! Captain seats in back with a 3rd row bench. Captain seats can adjust for longer legged people or move forward to give a little more room for the 3rd row. The Enclave gives you the feel that you have total control of the road especially in the winter. Very reliable

Primary Use: Family transportation

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anela1985 writes:
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5

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Beatiful and comfy

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MPG could be a little better

anela1985
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Buicktiful — This car is just awesome, quite and comfy interior, great looking exterior. Head lights give a perfect vision at night. Very safe. The 3.6 liter engine gives surprisingly good performance for this SUV that is on the heavier side. Over all very nice vehicle.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Supermom6 writes:
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5

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Fits six (6) adults with comfort. Gets great gas mileage.  Great Bose sound system. Has plenty of cup holders and aux plugs for the kids.  Plenty of room. Has a great look. My Buick is an 2008 and it still gets lots of attention. I'm stopped often by strangers asking how I like driving it.  

Cons

The price tag.  Navigation should have came basic with this vehicle. Besides that perfect SUV.

Supermom6
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Perfect For All Occasions. — After owning this car for three years and putting 70,000 miles on it. I still don't have the heart to get rid of her. The car continues to impress me and others around me. This car is a keeper. Nothing more than regular maintenance to keep her going. Maintenance on this car is not expensive. Still drives like the first day I brought her home. The dual sun roof is amazing.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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bjudder writes:
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Comfortable, handles good, quiet cabin, lots of room for kids and pets, loaded with options.

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Gas mileage could be better 17mpg in town, 20 highway

bjudder
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Clear — I love this car, I ordered from the Manufacturer in 2008. It has been a great family car, and it has alot of nice options. It has a very comfortable ride especially on long trips. The kids loved the DVD system.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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beazerb writes:
2008 Buick Enclave CXL 4WD Review
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3

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Seats 8

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Lacks power and has had maintenance problems

beazerb
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Good For Large Families — We purchased this car because we wanted 8 passenger seating. The seating is comfortable and the cargo space is great. The car lacks power for such a large vehicle and the fuel economy could be better. We will likely trade this in for a Ford Flex or a Ford Explorer which both have better fuel economy and power, but only seat 7.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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bvf writes:
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easy to drive for a big suv

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trans shifts too often

bvf
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Great Family Car — quiet and comfortable to drive lots of room interior very nice with good fit underpowered and trans shifts too often good gas milage for large suv only one problem after 2 yrs - replace airbag sensor how do I get out of this page??????

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Laura2708 writes:
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Appearance and Ride

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View out Rear Window is small

Laura2708
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Great! Fun To Drive And Feels Luxurious. — Love the car! Handles very well and it is a quiet ride. The styling is superior both inside and out. It is fun to drive too. Only had it a few weeks so can't comment on cost of ownership yet.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Peter writes:
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Quietness, affordability, safety, and the fact that it is American built will guarantee relaxed driving.

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Buy It. It's Like A Minivan But You Won't Get Laughed At. Support America And Gm. — Excellent quality. XM radio will always keep you entertained. Reasonable performance for a luxury crossover. Can be expensive, but it is worth it. It's more of a pleasure to drive than it is fun. All in all, if you are looking for affordable luxury, head to your local Buick dealer. This car beat the Acura MDX, the Lexus RX350, and the Mercedes R-Class and costs THOUSANDS less.

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2013 Buick Enclave Reviews

Good Car By jackandgoody

We really do love this car. It is our second Enclave. Buick does a great job at backing their products. Wish we could drive it on long trips but gas mileage is awful. Everything else gets an A+ Buy... Read More

Great Family Car. By JanesCarAddiction

Absolutely love this car. Its small but fits a lot and parking is a breeze.Whether its trips to the grocery store, work, family trips, your sons football practice this car is perfect. I love that I ca... Read More

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2012 Buick Enclave Reviews

Beauty By T1965

We purchased this SUV after my ford Taurus was totaled. I love the handling and the way it rides. The car is good looking inside and out. I have many friends that also have Enclaves, and they love t... Read More

The Best By Pepe

it's the best SUV ever done. Its luxury and interior space are great, i think its performance is great, and the quality is unimaginable the costs are so expensive, but it's a excellent relation betwe... Read More

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2011 Buick Enclave Reviews

Plush.... Space.... By kmjefferson42

Love this car... take my wife and two daughters on getaways in major comfort and space... take everything including the kitchen sink... Best room and comfort we have owned by far. Will drive it for a ... Read More

Our 2011 Buick Enclave By tigru34

We like that style and look of this SUV it is not big like a other SUVs and this is a nice crossover. We live that handling and braking, it has nice Radio, onStar and XM radio is nice touch as well w... Read More

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2010 Buick Enclave Reviews

Great Mini Van Alternative With A Sophisticated Feel. By abstring

The Enclave is an excellent family car and has fit our needs very well. It accommodates four people very comfortably with the 2nd row captains chairs, and can accommodate up to six using the 3rd row. ... Read More

Would Make An Excellent Car For Anyone Who Has A Family Or Not. By deboe50

I guess i like just about everything about this car. I don't have to squat down to get in or step up to get in. It has plenty of room all around and handles real well whether in town or on the highwa... Read More

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2009 Buick Enclave Reviews

I Liked It By Fahri

I liked the way how its comfort and quite drive. Smooth handling and good reputation. I had it about 2 years. I am satisfied so far. There might be little recalls but as long as you take it and get it... Read More

Great Family Vehicle By CCB3

Nice in between suv and car vehicle. Has plenty of upgrades. Drive is luxurious and plenty of interior space for families. Exterior chrome touches make it a good looking vehicle. Sunroof with shade i... Read More

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