We are 105,000+ car owners sharing real-world car information.

Join Us

Buick Enclave Reliability

Show details
Results are for year ending March 31, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2016 Buick Enclave   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 Enclaves, 3.3 months of data per Enclave, average 3300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2015 Buick Enclave 20
28.2608695652% 28.2608695652% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  44 Enclaves, 9.6 months of data per Enclave, average 10200 miles
2014 Buick Enclave 41
72.2857142857% 72.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  45 Enclaves, 10.5 months of data per Enclave, average 23900 miles

Common problem with rear A/C leaks in the 2013 also somewhat common in the 2014.
2013 Buick Enclave 66
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  36 Enclaves, 9.1 months of data per Enclave, average 39600 miles

Refreshed for 2013. Common problem with rear A/C leaks.
2012 Buick Enclave 36
42.8571428571% 42.8571428571% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  51 Enclaves, 9.7 months of data per Enclave, average 53900 miles
2011 Buick Enclave 85
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  70 Enclaves, 9.0 months of data per Enclave, average 63200 miles
2010 Buick Enclave 89
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  51 Enclaves, 8.2 months of data per Enclave, average 72100 miles
2009 Buick Enclave 91
78.5714285714% 78.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  67 Enclaves, 9.0 months of data per Enclave, average 77800 miles
2008 Buick Enclave 88
75.2747252747% 75.2747252747% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  91 Enclaves, 9.0 months of data per Enclave, average 93800 miles

Multiple reports of transmission wave plate failures earlier.

Return to top

Was this information useful?

We're glad we could help! Share this page:

We're so sorry! Tell us how we can improve it.

Take the TrueDelta survey on your car and get free access to all of the data on this page. Click here to get started!
See reliability results for all SUVs.
See reliability results for all Buick vehicles.

Buick Enclave Reliability

You won't find Buick Enclave reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Buick Enclave truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Buick Enclave reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Buick Enclave was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Buick Enclave has been recently.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Have owned two Enclaves now and no major problem in 46,000 miles total.
2010 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Looking at the history of the 2010 model, it seems to be the worst. Almost everyone has the same steering problem. Several people had the purge valve issue as well. In general, this car seems unreliable compared to most. Far too many trips to the dealer for major repairs. Also had a major AC repair which I have not listed yet (need to find the receipt for that one).
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The level of quality workmanship, material, parts and warrenty. 16,000 miles and no appereent defects.
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Seems to be well built.
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
First car that has not been back to the dealer for a major problem in the first two months
Buick Enclave Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
G.M. reputation