2008 Buick Enclave Long Term Road Test


2008 Buick Enclave CX: Fuel Economy Update

June 30, 2008

2008 Buick Enclave - photo by Warren Clarke

It's been over eight months since the Buick Enclave first pulled into our garage. Since then, it's racked up over 20,000 miles on its odometer and at least a couple of glowing blog posts; we can safely say that the SUV has won itself a few fans on our staff. Here's a snapshot of its most current fuel economy numbers:

Current mileage: 20,582

Best over life of test: 29.66 mpg*

Worst over life of test: 11.33 mpg

Overall average (combined city and highway): 17.52 mpg

Official EPA estimate: 16 mpg city, 24 mpg highway

*Note that the Enclave's best mileage was earned during a fuel economy test that involved lots of highway miles and some pretty judicious driving.

Warren Clarke, Automotive Content Editor @ 20,582 miles

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