Buick LaCrosse 2013 – Review
- Engine: 2.4 L 4-Cylinder
- Transmission: Front wheel
- Horse Power: 182 horsepower (6700 rpm)
- Fuel economy: 25/36 mpg
- Heated Seats: No
- Navigation: Yes
Overview Buick LaCrosse
The Buick LaCrosse 2013 is a stylish luxury sedan. It provides space for five passengers.
LaCrosse 2013 is a smooth ride with good fuel economy and a generous high-quality interior. This car comes with a dominant V6 engine (303 hp) or four-cylinder (182 hp) with eAssist. It gets 25/36 mpg city/highway and offered in both front and all-wheel drive. Direct fuel injection is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift-mode.
The car offers a comfortable ride and an inviting interior with great fuel-saving technology.
Interior and exterior:
2013 LaCrosse looks really elegant from outside with a lovely roofline and a squashy shoulder line. However, cabin area of the car looks quite traditional.
Interior has the pleasing two-tone look with gentle curving.You’ll find elegant curves and classy design from inside of the car. However, the controls arent very clear-cut. LaCrosse’s seats are very comfy and there’s enough space for leg and shoulder room. Heated steering wheel and ventilated front- seats are also available. It’s not a performance car, but its handling is quite impressive.
Buick LaCrosse 2013 Sedan Model Type
This large sedan is available in five trim levels: Leather, Premium1, Premium 2, Touring and Base.
Base models are outfitted with 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, an eight-way power driver seat, auto dimming mirror, split-folding seatbacks, cruise control, OnStar, Bluetooth, display (8-inch), seven-speaker sound system with iPod/USB interface, Smartphone app integration, satellite radio.
Leather model is accessible with heated mirrors, rear park assist, leather upholstery, driver memory settings, heated seats (front) and power-front passenger seat.
The Premium 1 comes with the 3.6 liter V6, keyless entry, heated front seats, 18-inch wheel, and leather upholstery and rear window sunshade.
Premium 2 offers chrome wheels, an 11-speaker sound-audio system, sport-tuned suspension.
Touring model is the best one as it features 19-inch alloy wheels, adaptive suspension, a blind spot warning system, a head-up display, music storage (digital) and a navigation system.
However, features can be added to lower trim levels. Other notable options are a sunroof, rear seat video entertainment system, dual headrest-mounted screens and rear side airbags.
LaCrosse’s standard features include ONStar, Manual tilt steering wheel, Sirius XM Radio, automatic climate control, 17-inch alloy wheel, brake assist, remote keyless entry and six airbags.
LaCrosse 2013 is available with two different engines. 2.4 liter engine and an optional 3.6 liter V6. Four-cylinder engine comes standard and delivers 182 hp and 172 lb-ft torque. It corresponds to 6-speed automatic transmission. However, 3.6 liter V6 engine gives in 303 hp.
Its base model starts from $32,500,and comes standard with 4-cylinder engine with fuel-efficient eAssist.
Safety features are remarkable of this car. The Buick LaCrosse 2013 received an overall score of five stars by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Feautres include front and side impact airbags,blind spot warning system, backup cameras, antilock disc brakes, Stability control, automatic crash notification, remote unlocking of the doors and turn by turn navigation system.
Overall, the car has a bold look and style and offers decent performance with remarkable efficiency but still, we cannot compare it with the great Lexus, Audi or Acura.