“This is probably the nicest car you`ve ever driven!” That`s how Jeff Yanssens, Buick`s chief engineer presented the 2014 Buick LaCrosse. To him, LaCrosse offers high comfort and serenity.
General Motors reveals that the 2014 version has various updates. Practically all the elements behind the firewall are new. There is Cadilac ATS vibrating seat alert system. Moreover, there is a “Driver ConfidenceI” package priced at $2, 125 which offers: side blind zone warming, forward collision alert, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and lane departure warning.
The interior has undergone a total reconstruction. The button cornucopia has been omitted to make the touch panels cleaner for the dual-zone climate. The seats are extremely comfortable and the rear headroom is astounding.
This model did not undergone great betterment when it comes to the engine. The first alternative is the standard 2.4-liter inline-four with eAssist mid electrification and four-cylinder. Furthermore, the customer can purchase a 3.6-liter V6 engine which produces 304 horsepower. This model has HiPerStrut, Europe`s trick new suspension, which increases torque steer and makes the steering more crisper. The transmission programming is a bit sloppy, which makes things rougher.
The lacrosse is Buick`s main product. It offers smooth ride, conservative style, and pleasantly quiet atmosphere.
On Sale: Fall
Base Price: $34,060
Drivetrain: 2.4-liter I4 with eAssist or 3.6-liter V6; FWD or AWD, six-speed automatic transmission
Curb weight: 3,765 lb (I4); 3,906 lb (V6)
0-60 mph: 6.4 sec (mfr)
Fuel economy (EPA City/Hwy): 25/36 (I4); 18/28 (V6 FWD), 17/26 (V6 AWD)