Compare 2012 GMC Yukon XL vs 2012 Buick Enclave

2012 GMC Yukon XL
2012 Buick Enclave
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2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE 15 21 $40,506 $43,555
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLE 10 16 $41,891 $45,045
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE 15 21 $43,100 $46,345
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT 15 21 $44,444 $47,790
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLE 10 15 $44,533 $47,885
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLT 10 16 $45,960 $49,420
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT 15 21 $46,988 $50,525
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLT 10 15 $48,606 $52,265
2WD 4-Door 1500 Denali 14 18 $53,637 $57,675
AWD 4-Door 1500 Denali 13 18 $56,506 $60,760
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FWD 4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Base 17 24 $34,675 $36,500
FWD 4-Door Convenience 17 24 $35,549 $37,420
AWD 4-Door Base 16 22 $36,575 $38,500
AWD 4-Door Convenience 16 22 $37,449 $39,420
FWD 4-Door Leather 17 24 $38,380 $40,400
AWD 4-Door Leather 16 22 $40,280 $42,400
FWD 4-Door Premium 17 24 $41,576 $43,765
AWD 4-Door Premium 16 22 $43,476 $45,765
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,506
$34,675
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,555
$36,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$726 / month
$608 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
One of the most user-friendly, luxurious, and distinctive crossovers available, the 2012 Buick Enclave is some of GM's best styling work.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
64.7 57.4
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
61.8 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 62.0
Third Leg Room (in)
34.9 33.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.0
Third Hip Room (in)
49.4 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 61.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Third Head Room (in)
38.1 37.2
Front Hip Room (in)
60.3 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 153.0
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.9 -
Height, Overall (in)
76.8 72.5
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
130.0 118.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.1 79.0
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.8 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
222.4 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.4
Length, Overall (in)
- 201.8
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
- 67.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
101.8 86.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
137.4 115.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
35.6 24.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
45.8 23.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 50.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
69.6 55.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
90.0 65.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 46.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 13.0 x 1.0
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.2 12.8 x 1.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 22.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.0 40.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
ZRS NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 P255/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2135 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QAN QLW
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 P255/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
QAN QLW
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2135 -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
765 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5100 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
8100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2756 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7200 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3300 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2985 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11000 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4780
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.6 11.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 4000 270 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
LMG LLT
Displacement
5.3L/323 3.6L/217
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 5400 288 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 19
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.1 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.4 2.87
Trans Order Code
MYC MY9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.2 1.41
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.7 .74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.0 4.48
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.5 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.9 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.16
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
GMC Yukon XL Buick Enclave
Body Code
130" WB -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link H-Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-over MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.4 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3300 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.0 9.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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