2022 Buick Enclave  RealSafeCars85Safety Rating

#48 of 2022 SUVs

#70 of all 2022 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 bypass mud and snow. 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 2022 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 2022 Buick Enclave has a score of 85, implying a 0.035% chance of driver death (3.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Buick Enclave has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.035% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.0009%, meaning the average driver has a 0.035% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.0009% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Buick Enclave is 25% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2022 Buick Enclave is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2022 Buick Enclave can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. All trims and versions of the 2022 Buick Enclave include the following active safety systems: Forward Collision Alert (FCA) with Front Pedestrian Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning , and Side Blind Zone Alert.

Another advanced safety feature --- while not cutting edge --- can still improve vehicle safety. Optional side mirror turn signals can help when you don't see a vehicle in your blind spot, by alerting them to your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other driver to avoid an accident with you.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9682Chrysler PacificaBuick EnclaveCadillac XT6Dodge DurangoHonda RidgelineNissan PathfinderMazda CX-9Honda OdysseyAcura MDXFord ExplorerINFINITI QX60Volkswagen AtlasComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Buick Enclave with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 82 to 96. The 2022 Buick Enclave is less safe than the 2022 Dodge Durango, the 2022 Honda Ridgeline, the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas, the 2022 INFINITI QX60, the 2022 Ford Explorer, the 2022 Acura MDX, the 2022 Honda Odyssey, and the 2022 Mazda CX-9. It is about as safe as the 2022 Chrysler Pacifica.

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