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Pricing for All-New Buick Enclave Released
In Detroit: Great news to car buyers. GM the automaker that has brought the world quality Oldsmobile vehicles and Oldsmobile parts has released the pricing of the all-new 2008 Buick Enclave luxury crossover sport utility vehicle due to arrive in dealerships early this summer. And that’s not all, the 2008 Enclave will also come equipped with a long list of standard equipment, a suite of owner services and a priced said to be unmatched in the segment.
The front-wheel-drive Enclave CX will have a starting price of ,790 while the all-wheel-drive model will start at ,790. The front-wheel-drive Enclave will begin at ,990 and the all-wheel-drive version starts at ,990. The prices include a 5 destination charge.
Steve Shannon Buick General Manager said, "Enclave is a segment-busting luxury crossover that best defines the new face of Buick. Its gorgeous design, high-tech features, functionality and roominess, coupled with a quiet and refined ride, put us in a great position to attract new customers."
2008 Buick Enclave’s List of Standard Equipment
As mentioned Buick first luxury crossover SUV is equipped with a long list of standard equipment and technologies that are uncommon for vehicles at Enclave’s introductory price.
The all-new 2008 Buick Enclave is powered by 275horsepower 3.6L V-6 powertrain featuring Variable Valve Timing (VVT). A sophisticated dual-overhead camshaft engine is mated to Buick’s first six-speed automatic transmission.
The all-new Buick Enclave has a spacious cabin that comes with a standard seven-passenger seating configuration, that includes second-row Smart Slide captain’s chairs and a third row seat that can seat three adults. The Smart Slide chairs allow occupants to have a quick and effortless access to Enclave’s third row.
Here are some of the other standard features included in the all-new 2008 Enclave:
13. Xenon high-intensity discharge headlamps with automatic headlamp control
14. heated, power outside mirrors with integrated turn signals
15. power rear liftgate with remote
16. leather-wrapped, genuine Mahogany wood steering wheel with tilt and telescoping steering column
17. Variable-assist power steering
18. AM/FM stereo with single-CD player, Radio Data System display. MP3 capability, six speakers and speed-compensated radio volume
19. Tiffany-style analog clock
20. Tri-zone automatic climate control
21. remote keyless entry
22. XM Satellite Radio (includes three-month subscription)
23. Dual Chrome exhaust
24. Reading lamps in all three rows
GM engineers have also equipped the Enclave with a standard QuietTuning making this car as the quietest crossover on the road. How? The QuiteTuning equipped on the Enclave reduce, block and absorb unwanted noise from entering the interior cabin.
All Enclave models are equipped with safety features such as: six standard air bags, including dual-stage frontal airbags, roof rail head curtain air bags for all three seating rows, and thorax side airbags for the first-row seats, four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, StabiliTRal electronic stability control system with rollover mitigation technology, tire pressure monitoring system and traction control.
In addition all Enclave models come standard with the industry’s best coverage and a suite of owner services including a four-year/50,000 mile vehicle warranty, a five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty and an OnStar with Turn-By-Turn voice activated navigation and one-year Directions & Connections Plan.
About the Author: Corey Putton is a 28-year old bachelor from Pittsburgh, PA who has been around cars for the better part of his life. He now works online and writes all about his passion: cars. He is also a certified mechanic.