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Buick Enclave vs. Buick LaCrosse Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending September 30, 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 and Model Percent of Average  
2013 - 2016 Buick Enclave
58% Best 139% Worst
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2008 - 2012 Buick Enclave
68.2857142857% Best 157% Worst
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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. full 2010 Buick Enclave review
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 full 2008 Buick Enclave review
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. full 2008 Buick Enclave review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Seems to be well built. full 2008 Buick Enclave review
Buick Enclave Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
G.M. reputation full 2008 Buick Enclave review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Buick LaCrosse

Buick LaCrosse Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Reputation for reliability of 3800 is well-known. GM W-body platform is familiar to me. full 2009 Buick LaCrosse review
2007 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Zero problems except one recall to repair a wiring problem concerning safety. Proven engine and drivetrain. full 2007 Buick LaCrosse review
Buick LaCrosse Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 255-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Have read a lot of people having electronic issues with this car. full 2010 Buick LaCrosse review
2010 4dr Sedan 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Have two warranty issues within days of leaving the dealership. Rubber seal around passenger door is loose. Periodic clang / bang immediately after start. full 2010 Buick LaCrosse review
2010 4dr Sedan 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Too many service/reliability issues, and GM was unwilling to fix a problem that kept reoccuring full 2010 Buick LaCrosse review