2013 Buick Enclave  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#14 of 2013 SUVs

#19 of all 2013 vehicles


The Enclave, a mainstay of Buick's lineup since 2008, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 7. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Buick offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Buick Enclave is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Buick Enclave has a score of 84, implying a 0.037% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Buick Enclave has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0369% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.2161%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0369% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.2161% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Buick Enclave is 23% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2013 Buick Enclave is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9768Cadillac XTSINFINITI JXSubaru TribecaLincoln MKTLincoln MKSToyota 4RunnerVolkswagen TouaregVolvo XC90Acura MDXBuick EnclaveGMC AcadiaCadillac SRXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Buick Enclave with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 97. The 2013 Buick Enclave is safer than the 2013 Cadillac XTS, the 2013 INFINITI JX, the 2013 Subaru Tribeca, the 2013 Lincoln MKT, the 2013 Lincoln MKS, and the 2013 Toyota 4Runner and less safe than the 2013 Volvo XC90 and the 2013 Volkswagen Touareg. It is about as safe as the 2013 Cadillac SRX and the 2013 GMC Acadia.

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