2nd Generation (2018—2019) Enclave Problems

This generations ranks 8th out of 21 Buick generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the transmission (66%), hvac (16%), and the engine (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Rough Shift/slipping Out of Gear 4 complaints at an average of 7,025 miles in the 2018 Buick Enclave.
  2. Warm Air From A/C 1 complaints at an average of 4,000 miles in the 2018 Buick Enclave.
  3. Engine Droning Noise 1 complaints at an average of 30 miles in the 2018 Buick Enclave.

What Enclave Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Buick model years.

Watch out for the 2018 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 1 0.0
2018 6 0 195 2.03

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