CHANGES FOR 2014:
– Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning added.
– IntelliLink includes SiriusXM Tune Select and text-to-voice features.
– Dual charge-only USB ports at the rear of the centre console.
After coming off a year of a multitude of minor improvements, Buick’s Theta crossover gets some additional safety equipment, an upgraded Buick IntelliLink system with Tune Select and text-to-voice features, and additional USB ports to charge your kid’s gadgetry. The Enclave features a host of other safety kit as well, including an industry-first centre side airbag for front row seats.
The Enclave is available with a single engine option, GM’s omnipresent 3.6L V6, and can only be had with a six-speed automatic transmission. You do, however, have the choice between front- or all-wheel drive.
Features on the Convenience Collection include airbags (front, front seat side-mounted, side curtain, front row centre), OnStar, content theft alarm, electronic immobilizer, four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, dual exhaust, remote vehicle starter, chrome door handles, power liftgate, automatic HID headlights, body colour power heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, chrome beltline mouldings, backup camera, chrome roof rails, 18-inch aluminum wheels, Ultrasonic rear parking assist, storage under rear cargo floor, automatic tri-zone climate control, cruise control, floor mats, driver information centre, TPMS, power locks, remote keyless entry, auto-dimming rearview mirror, QuietTuning (acoustic laminated windshield and front door glass, triple door seals, acoustic insulation injected strategically, sound-deadening floor and engine compartment materials), tilt/telescopic steering wheel with Bluetooth, cruise, and audio controls, leather-wrapped steering wheel with wood insert, universal home remote, power windows with front row auto-up/down, 7-passenger seating with 2nd row SmartSlide captain’s chairs, cloth seating, 8-way power driver seat, 2-way manual passenger seat, 6-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system with auxiliary input and full iPod display in colour screen, Buick IntelliLink, 6.5-inch colour touch radio, satellite radio, and USB port.
Leather Collection adds rear cross traffic alert, side blind zone alert, 19-inch aluminum wheels, driver’s seat memory function, 8-way power passenger seat, heated front seats, and perforated leather seating surfaces.
Premium Collection adds trailer towing package, steerable headlights, power folding mirrors with driver’s auto-dimming mirror and memory, 19-inch chrome wheels, power tilt/telescopic steering, cooled front seats, 10-speaker Bose audio system, and rear seat audio controls and earphone jacks.