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2019 Buick Enclave Avenir AWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
MSRP
$55,800
Invoice
$53,122
Average Price Paid
$53,064
1,285 listings nationwide

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2019 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
MSRP
$31,050
Invoice
$29,858
Average Price Paid
$30,093
1,703 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
Fair Price
$54,393
Good Price
$51,709
Great Price
$50,175
2019 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Fair Price
$30,646
Good Price
$28,716
Great Price
$27,613

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$53,202
149 listings nationwide
11 GREAT deals
24 GOOD deals

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2019 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,482
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Buick’s largest premium SUV, the Enclave, underwent a full redesign in 2018, so it only receives a few minor updates for 2019. The Enclave stands out among other midsize crossovers fo...

2019 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

After it was released in 2013 to capture growing demand for crossover SUVs, the Buick Encore received a substantial refresh in 2017. Therefore, for 2019, the model receives only minor ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
20
writes:
This model only gave a couple more attributes than the essence so it wasnt worth the extra cost to me.
20
writes:
love everything about this vehicle, simply gorgeous.
130
writes:
The buick enclave is very appealing to the eye and luxury inside but the pick up with the accelerator was a li...
2019 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
160
writes:
Good replacement vehicle from the problematic overrated CR-V. Good looks and styling, drives like a luxury SUV...
Value Ranked 2014 Honda CR-V EX AWD worse.
"everything because the CR-v is too problematic. "

Specs

2019 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
2019 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
24 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
29 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.7 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
310 hp @ 6,800 RPM
138 hp @ 4,900 RPM
153 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
266 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
148 lb-ft @ 200 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
9.5:1
10:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.74 in x 3.37 in
2.85 in x 3.25 in
2.91 in x 3.2 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 38.9 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 23.6 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,708 lbs 1,051 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 204.3 in 168.4 in
Width 89.3 in 70.1 in
Height 69.9 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 120.9 in 100.6 in

Available Options

2019 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Carrageen Metallic
  • Dark Slate Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • PEPPERDUST Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • AVENIR Technology Package
  • LPO, Hit The Road Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps, Painted
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System With DVD Player, Dual Headrest
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System Without DVD Player, Dual Headrest
  • Trailering Package, 5000 LBS.
2019 Buick Encore
Essence AWD

Exterior Colors

  • COPPERTINO Metallic
  • Deep Azure Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Summit White
  • WINTERBERRY Red Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • LPO, Front Footwell and Cup Holder Lighting Kit
  • Audio System Feature, Bose Premium 7-Speaker System
  • Experience Buick Package
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) 5-Spoke Midnight Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • Moonroof, Power, Tilt-Sliding
  • Safety Package II

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