Buick LaCrosse 2012 review, price, specs
The unit I had the opportunity to test has a four-cylinder hybrid, to be honest, after starting the test I had to look again to verify that the paper was actually four-cylinder and V6 also provides the manufacturer for this model. The acceleration, considering the weight and size of LaCrosse, was so quick and nimble like a sedan more powerful engine.
In your cabin you can travel at very comfortable ergonomic chairs, generous interior space, the rear passengers have plenty of room for your legs and your cabin is quiet, maybe not to be completely isolated the outside world but has a wind noise reduction and significant progress with her soft produces a pleasant driving experience.
The interior features a combination of quality materials with simple colors and refined appearance, with good finishes and faux wood elements that give it a touch of class befitting a car of a higher price. We can not say they are top quality materials because otherwise the car would cost more, but do cause very impressed by his impeccable presentation.
In the center of your board highlights the digital display screen for the navigation system and audio and climate controls are easy to use and read. But one element of technology (and security) that is striking is the virtual speedometer projected speed of the car and the radio station you're listening style "teleprompter" to avoid having to look away and reduce the risk of an accident.
The Buick Lacrosse is a driving force behind the brand has denominator "eAssist" and consists of a hybrid engine 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers fuel economy levels very satisfactory without compromising the performance of the vehicle too. This machine works in combination with an 11 kW electric motor and a lithium battery that together produce an output of 182 horsepower and 172 pounds per linear foot of torque.
This force is transmitted to the front wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission. The economy in fuel consumption reflected in levels of 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway according to EPA estimates. Buick also offers a version of the LaCrosse with more power with a flex-fuel V6 petrol engine.
On security the Buick Lacrosse offers several elements that offer peace and quiet sleep to its buyers: traction control, air bags front, side, On Star telecommunications, anti-lock brakes and brake assistance. The blind spot alerts and airbags for side impacts in the rear seats are offered as an option.
Looking from the outside, the Buick LaCrosse has a profile very own generation Buick with that noble and distinguished style that has been a fundamental part of their tradition in the automotive industry. The new LaCrosse has a base price of $ 32.440. The unit I tested costs $ 37.180 with the whole package of options.
Competition is not easy for the LaCrosse, but we can say in confidence that has serious arguments to be taken into account by prospective buyers in this segment looking for a sedan elegant, refined presentation reliable, quiet running and comfort.