2023 Buick Enclave
The 2023 Buick Enclave marks the sixth model year of the second-generation Enclave, for which it receives a few minor changes after receiving a thorough midcycle refresh for the 2022 model year.
|Assembly location||Lansing Delta Township Plant, Michigan, USA|
|Engine||3.6L LFY V6|
|Drive wheels||Front-Wheel-Drive, All-Wheel-Drive|
|Availability||U.S.A., Canada, Mexico|
|Predecessor||2022 Buick Enclave|
|Successor||2024 Buick Enclave|
Changes, Updates, New Features
The 2023 Buick Enclave replaces the Quicksilver Metallic exterior color with the Moonstone Gray Metallic exterior color. Additionally, the Sport Touring Edition package on the Essence trim level replaces its 20-inch (machined face aluminum with Satin Graphite pockets) with a 20-inch Gloss Black wheel.
A few LPO-level (dealer-installed) changes are also in store, including the deletion of two center caps. Finally, the regular wheel locks are replaced by Thatcham wheel locks.
See detailed 2023 Enclave changes, updates and new features here: 2023 Buick Enclave change log.
The updates and changes described here are specific to the U.S. market and may be different for other markets.
The 2023 Buick Enclave continues to be offered as a full-size five-door crossover utility vehicle (CUV) with three rows of seating.
The 2023 Buick Enclave is offered exclusively in a seven-passenger configuration, with a 2-2-3 seating configuration, which includes:
- Front row captain’s chairs
- Second row 40/40 captains chairs with armrests, along with
- Left seat: fore/aft adjustment
- Right seat Pitch Slide for third row access with fore/aft adjustment
- Third row 60/40 split bench
The only seat trim material offered is Perforated Leather-appointed.
Models & Trims
The 2023 Buick Enclave is offered in three trim levels, with Essence serving as the base trim and Avenir as the range-topping trim.
2023 Enclave Models:
- Essence 1SL FWD (4NB56)
- Premium 1SN FWD (4NC56)
- Avenir 1SP FWD (4ND56)
- Essence 1SL AWD (4NH56)
- Premium 1SN AWD (4NJ56)
- Avenir 1SP AWD (4NK56)
2023 Enclave Trims:
- Essence (1SL)
- Premium (1SN)
- Avenir (1SP)
The 2023 Buick Enclave is offered in a total of eight exterior colors, three interior color options.
- White Frost Tricoat
- Sage Metallic
- Emperor Blue Metallic
- Moonstone Gray Metallic (new for 2023)
- Summit White
- Ebony Twilight Metallic
- Rich Garnet Metallic
- Cherry Red Tintcoat
- Dark Galvanized seats with Ebony interior accents
- Whisper Beige seats with Ebony interior accents
- Ebony seats with Ebony interior accents
The 2023 Buick Enclave offers a single engine choice:
|Engine||Fuel||Aspiration||Transmission||Drivetrain||Horsepower @ RPM||Torque @ RPM||Axle|
|3.6-liter LFY V6||Gasoline||Atmospheric||9-speed automatic M3W||FWD or AWD||310 @ 6600||266 @ 2800||3.49|
Like all second-generation units of the Buick Enclave, the 2023 Enclave continues to be built on the long-wheelbase variant of the GM C1 platform (or “Chi”) shared with the following vehicles:
- 2018 and newer Chevy Traverse (second generation)
Meanwhile, the regular-wheelbase version of the C1 platform is used to underpin the following vehicles:
- 2017 and newer Cadillac XT5 (first generation)
- 2018 and newer GMC Acadia (second generation)
- 2019 and newer Chevy Blazer (first generation)
- 2020 and newer Cadillac XT6 (first generation)
- Buick Enclave, China Domestic Market (first generation)
- Chevrolet Blazer, China Domestic Market (first generation)
The 2023 Buick Enclave is assembled by GM USA at the GM Lansing Delta Township factory in Michigan.
The 2023 Buick Enclave went into production in June 2022.
The 2023 Buick Enclave saw a $500 price increase over the preceding 2022 model year.
See 2023 Buick Enclave specs, including powertrain, chassis and suspension, dimensions, capacities and more.
The 2024 Buick Enclave will represent the seventh model year of the second-generation Enclave. We anticipate the 2025 Buick Enclave to receive a complete overhaul (redesign and re-engineering).
See running Buick Enclave sales numbers, figures and results.
Discuss the 2023 Buick Enclave in our Buick forum.
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