The 2021 Buick Enclave SUV comes in only 1 body type: SUV. The Enclave SUV is available in 4 different trim level options: Preferred, Essence, Premium, and Avenir. The Preferred is the base trim level option, while the Avenir is the highest, most expensive configuration.

Which Buick Enclave Trim Level Should I Buy?

The base Buick Enclave Preferred trim level comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 engine with automatic transmission. The base Preferred is only available with FWD, while higher trim levels have the option to upgrade to AWD. The base model still gets some standard luxury features like heated, power-adjustable front seats, keyless entry, and a hands-free liftgate.

The highest trim level available for the 2021 Buick Enclave is the Avenir model. The Buick Enclave Avenir gets additional luxury and tech features like a sunroof, digital rearview mirror, and a surround-view camera parking system.

The best 2021 Buick Enclave trim level is the slightly higher-end Premium model. The Premium trim level offers the most comprehensive list of useful features for drivers. It gets the whole suite of safety features which adds on forward collision warning, lane keep assist, and parking sensors from the base model.

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In this guide, we will breakdown the differences between each Buick Enclave SUV configuration and help you determine which trim level to purchase.

What's the Difference Between 2021 Buick Enclave Trim Levels?

Below is a table comparing some of the major features for the most popular Buick Enclave SUV trim levels.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best Buick Enclave Trim?

The best 2021 Buick Enclave trim level is the slightly higher-end Premium model. The Premium trim level offers the most comprehensive list of useful features for drivers. It gets the whole suite of safety features which adds on forward collision warning, lane keep assist, and parking sensors from the base model.

What are the different trim levels for a Buick Enclave?

The Buick Enclave SUV is available in 4 different trim level options: Preferred, Essence, Premium, and Avenir.

What is the most basic Buick Enclave model?

The Buick Enclave SUV Type starts at $40,000. The Preferred is the base trim level option, while the Avenir is the highest, most expensive configuration.

What are similar models to the Buick Enclave Trim?

Some similar models include the Chevrolet Traverse, Honda Pilot, Buick Encore, GMC Acadia, and Mazda CX-9.