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2018 Buick Enclave

2018 Chevrolet Traverse FWD 4dr L

2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2018 Buick Enclave vs. 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

If you’re shopping for a mid-sized SUV and you’re having a hard time deciding between the 2018 Buick Enclave and the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse, then consider the many ways the Enclave outperforms its Chevy rival:

  • Longer Warranty
  • Better Corrosion Protection
  • More Advanced Passenger Safety Equipment
  • Aggressive Braking

Keep reading to learn more about the Enclave and its superiority over the Traverse, and see why we think it should be your top pick for your next Troy and Dayton, OH adventure.

Protection and Reliability

The Buick Enclave not only delivers better advanced safety equipment to Troy and Dayton shoppers, but it provides drivers with better warranty coverage as well, helping shoppers to protect their pocketbook too:

Buick Enclave Chevrolet Traverse
Second-Row Height-Adjustable Safety Belts No Height-Adjustable Second-Row
4-Year/50,000-Mile Basic Warranty 3-Year/36,000-Mile Basic Warranty
6-Year/70,000-Mile Powertrain Warranty 5-Year/60,000-Mile Powertrain Warranty
6-Year Unlimited Mileage Corrosion Perforation Protection Corrosion Perforation Protection Limited To 100,000 Miles

In a J.D. Power and Associates 2016 survey of three-year-old vehicle owners, Buick vehicles ranked third in overall reliability. Chevrolet, with more problems per 100 vehicles, came in sixth place.

Performance and Handling

The Enclave gives drivers access to superior performance characteristics that ensure a safer, smoother ride:

Buick Enclave Chevrolet Traverse
Standard Ventilated Front and Rear Disc Brakes Solid Rear Disc Brakes More Prone to Fading
Available Driver-Adjustable Suspension System No Adjustable Shock Absorbers
Active Noise Cancellation for a Quieter Ride No Active Noise Cancellation
Requires Unleaded Fuel RS Trim Requires Premium Fuel, Costing More

Both vehicles offer drivers access to 3.6 L V6 engines that deliver 310 hp and 266 lb.-ft. of torque, StabiliTrak electronic stability control systems, traction control, tire pressure monitoring, crash mitigating brakes, front-wheel drive, and four-wheel ABS braking.

Test-drive the Buick Enclave in Troy, OH

Explore the power and capability of the luxurious 2018 Buick Enclave, and see how it defeated the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse in our Troy and Dayton, OH comparison. Contact Dave Arbogast Buick GMC at 937-552-2930 or stop by our showroom at 3540 S County Rd 25A in Troy, OH to see the Buick in action and learn about the financing options available to you.

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