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I just did my part to support GM! My grandparents have been looking to replace their '03 Grand Caravan, and were considering buying another. I swayed them to the Enclave and we just took delivery. I'll take pics in the daylight, and post them soon.

We chose a 2009 Buick Enclave CXL FWD with Cocoa Metallic on Cashmere Leather. It has the:
-Entertainment Package 3 (Nav)
-19" chrome wheels
-sunroof
-driver's confidence package
-luxury package
-heated/cooled seats
Got it for $1750 under invoice, so we're pretty happy.

This car is so incredibly beautiful. I think Cocoa has to be one of the best color choices for the Enclave and the Chrome wheels really make it "pop". I've tried to drive it as much as I can and keep seeing people just staring at it. My area, the DC Metro Area, doesn't have a lot of domestics around, so we are among the first Enclave owners.

In terms of the ride and quality, I'm very impressed. There are a lot of details that really make this car worth the money. For starters, the QuietTuning; I always sort of dismissed it, but the Enclave is the quietest crossover (or minivan/SUV for that matter) vehicle I've driven. That quiet definitely adds to the luxury feel and people in the front can actually hear those in the third row. There is also this really cool feature of the adaptive headlamps that I just love. When the car cuts on at night you can see the headlamps articulate outwards and then meet in the middle. I never saw it before because we always test drove in the daylight, but I saw it when we took delivery that night. The doors have the most amazing "thunk" I've ever experienced. The remote start is totally worth it. I'm also glad we waited to '09 and got the [slightly] more responsive engine, bluetooth, and the cooled seats.

I can ramble all night but this is such an amazing car and I hope we can keep if for a really long time.

Edit: I couldn't get the Enclave in the daylight today, but I'm sure to have it tomorrow. Here's some nighttime pics in the mean time.












 

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Congrats!
 

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Pictures! Show us pictures!
 

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I was considering getting a Enclave earlier this year but then decided it was more than I needed. I got a G8 instead.
 

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Congrats on the new purchase. You made a great choice. I bet it is absolutely beautiful. I can hardly wait to see the pics
 

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Congrats on your purchase! Unfortunately I have yet to see an Enclave in person anywhere, such a shame because it truly is a great vehicle.
 

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Thanks for buying GM..its rare to see a grandchild thoughtful enough to help his grandparents select and purchase a new Buick these days !
 

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Congrats man!! After driving my father's I completely agree with what you said. The Enclave is an incredible vehicle. Enjoy!!
 

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Congratulations!! I LOVE the Buick Enclave! My wife started talking about her next car (to replace her 300C in about a year) and I added the Enclave to her list of possibilities. Now I just need to get her to take a test drive. I'll be waiting to see those pictures. :)
 

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Just last month I was given an Enclave to drive when my Cadillac was kept overnight for a repair.

I was so very impressed. First of all, the "Quiet Tuning" thing is not just marketing-smoke. It had to be the most quiet vehicle I can remember driving. And smooth? The ride was wonderful. The seat was one of the most comfortable I have ever sat in. The interior was well executed, but I have to say the center stack and all those little buttons was a liittle overwhelming. But overall, I think it's the best vehicle of its kind.
 

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I just did my part to support GM! My grandparents have been looking to replace their '03 Grand Caravan, and were considering buying another. I swayed them to the Enclave and we just took delivery. I'll take pics in the daylight, and post them soon.

We chose a 2009 Buick Enclave CXL FWD with Cocoa Metallic on Cashmere Leather. It has the:
-Entertainment Package 3 (Nav)
-19" chrome wheels
-sunroof
-driver's confidence package
-luxury package
-heated/cooled seats
Got it for $1750 under invoice, so we're pretty happy.

This car is so incredibly beautiful. I think Cocoa has to be one of the best color choices for the Enclave and the Chrome wheels really make it "pop". I've tried to drive it as much as I can and keep seeing people just staring at it. My area, the DC Metro Area, doesn't have a lot of domestics around, so we are among the first Enclave owners.
In terms of the ride and quality, I'm very impressed. There are a lot of details that really make this car worth the money. For starters, the QuietTuning; I always sort of dismissed it, but the Enclave is the quietest crossover (or minivan/SUV for that matter) vehicle I've driven. That quiet definitely adds to the luxury feel and people in the front can actually hear those in the third row. There is also this really cool feature of the adaptive headlamps that I just love. When the car cuts on at night you can see the headlamps articulate outwards and then meet in the middle. I never saw it before because we always test drove in the daylight, but I saw it when we took delivery that night. The doors have the most amazing "thunk" I've ever experienced. The remote start is totally worth it. I'm also glad we waited to '09 and got the [slightly] more responsive engine, bluetooth, and the cooled seats.

I can ramble all night but this is such an amazing car and I hope we can keep if for a really long time.
You're in PG though. :D
 

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My favorite Buick in the current lineup.

It's also our best seller. I think GM is wrong it going with the Lacrosse over the Enclave, but maybe that's just me.
 

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Congrats on your purchase! Unfortunately I have yet to see an Enclave in person anywhere, such a shame because it truly is a great vehicle.

That surprises me, In Ontario here I see at least 5 every day.
 

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Great choice! The Enclave is the best of the bunch, American made, and supports hard-working Americans, including parts suppliers throughout the country. Your family's support for America is to be commended!!!
 

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Congrats! I can honestly say it's a wonderful wonderful vehicle. My import loving relatives are simply agog over it. Some of them went with my wife on a long trip to a funeral a few weeks ago and they've gushed about the Enclave ever since. That one drive has done more to turn around their perceptions than any of my ranting ever could :D.

As to you guys whining about pictures, the vehicle looks like this :D.



That's mine. It's a 2008. It has AWD, but you can't tell that from the pic and a black interior, which you probably can't make out.

JKR, enjoy the vehicle. I'm sure your grandparents will be so happy with it. I know we've been nothing but happy.
 

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