2020 Buick Enclave  RealSafeCars86Safety Rating

#31 of 2020 SUVs

#46 of all 2020 vehicles


The Enclave, a mainstay of Buick's lineup since 2008, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. The Enclave has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The Buick Enclave has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Buick offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 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 2020 Buick Enclave has a score of 86, implying a 0.035% chance of driver death (3.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 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 2020 Buick Enclave is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2020 Buick Enclave is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9675Chrysler PacificaINFINITI QX60Toyota HighlanderHonda RidgelineBuick EnclaveMazda CX-9Lincoln ContinentalJeep Grand CherokeeAcura MDXLexus RXLincoln NautilusFord ExplorerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Buick Enclave with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 75 to 96. The 2020 Buick Enclave is safer than the 2020 Chrysler Pacifica, the 2020 INFINITI QX60, the 2020 Toyota Highlander, and the 2020 Honda Ridgeline and less safe than the 2020 Ford Explorer, the 2020 Lincoln Nautilus, the 2020 Lexus RX, the 2020 Acura MDX, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2020 Lincoln Continental, and the 2020 Mazda CX-9.

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