2019 Buick Enclave  RealSafeCars86Safety Rating

#27 of 2019 SUVs

#44 of all 2019 vehicles


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


The 2019 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 2019 Buick Enclave has a score of 86, implying a 0.035% chance of driver death (3.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Buick Enclave has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0348% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.9714%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0348% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.9714% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Buick Enclave is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2019 Buick Enclave is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

10068Cadillac XTSLincoln MKTINFINITI QX60Buick EnclaveCadillac XT5Lincoln NautilusNissan ArmadaVolvo XC90Acura MDXLexus RXJeep Grand CherokeeLincoln ContinentalComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Buick Enclave with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 100. The 2019 Buick Enclave is safer than the 2019 Cadillac XTS, the 2019 Lincoln MKT, and the 2019 INFINITI QX60 and less safe than the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus, the 2019 Lincoln Continental, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2019 Lexus RX, the 2019 Acura MDX, the 2019 Volvo XC90, and the 2019 Nissan Armada. It is about as safe as the 2019 Cadillac XT5.

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