Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Buick Enclave

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Buick Enclave

3. Detail Work Feels Cheap

At least that’s the case if you’re painting with broad brush strokes. Buick misses the little details. For example, it’s shift lever is shared with the less expensive Chevrolet Traverse and the gear indicator it leads to is made of hard clear plastic that looks out of place in something purporting to be a luxury product.

The rear-view mirror housing in the car I borrowed also came loose by itself during the week I had it. I managed to muscle it back into place, but it took a firm slap to make it stick.

The Buick IntelliLink system’s interface also looks disappointingly old. It feels like Buick is stuck in the 16-bit world when most of us have moved into the world of next-generation graphics.


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