2023 Buick Enclave  RealSafeCars85Safety Rating

#43 of 2023 SUVs

#65 of all 2023 vehicles

The Enclave, a mainstay of Buick's lineup since 2008, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. The Buick Enclave provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Buick offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 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 2023 Buick Enclave has a score of 85, implying a 0.035% chance of driver death (3.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 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 2023 Buick Enclave is 25% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Buick Enclave is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2023 Buick Enclave can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Buick Enclave: Forward Collision Alert (FCA) with Front Pedestrian Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning , and Side Blind Zone Alert.

Another safety feature seems simpler but should still be considered. 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.

9776Ford RangerChrysler PacificaToyota TacomaBuick EnclaveHonda RidgelineFord ExplorerMazda CX-9Volkswagen AtlasHonda OdysseyV. Atlas Cross SportNissan PathfinderHonda PassportComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Buick Enclave with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 76 to 97. The 2023 Buick Enclave is safer than the 2023 Ford Ranger, the 2023 Chrysler Pacifica, and the 2023 Toyota Tacoma and less safe than the 2023 Honda Ridgeline, the 2023 Ford Explorer, the 2023 Honda Passport, the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, the 2023 Honda Odyssey, the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas, and the 2023 Mazda CX-9.

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