2011 Buick LaCrosse Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$27,130-$33,900
$26,045-$32,544
17 /CITY / 27 /HWY
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Available Trims for the 2011 Buick LaCrosse
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name CX (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 27130.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 17/27
Name CXL (4dr Sdn FWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 29690.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 17/27
Name CXL (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 33205.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 16/26
Name CXS (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 33900.00 Engine 3.6L/220 City/Hwy MPG 17/27
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INTERIOR
  • Seats, front bucket includes (AJC) 2-way adjustable head restraints
  • Seat adjuster, driver 8-way power
  • Seat adjuster, passenger, 4-way manual, 2-way power vertical
  • Seat trim, cloth
  • Head restraints, 2-way adjustable, front
  • Headrests, rear, outboard seats, adjustable
  • Floor mats, carpeted front with anchors
  • Floor mats, carpeted rear with anchors
  • Sill plates, front, bright
  • QuietTuning, Buick exclusive process to reduce, block and absorb noise and vibration to create a quiet interior cabin
  • Steering column, tilt and telescopic, manual
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped rim
  • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio controls
  • Compass display
  • Display, driver instrument information enhanced, one color
  • Personalization features includes driver memory, 2 specific Remote Keyless Entry FOB controls for the driver identification greeting, audio system settings, station presets, content theft, automatic door locks, activation verification, perimeter lighting, delayed locking and (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (if equipped) (Does not include (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist.)
  • Windows, power with driver Express-Up/Down
  • Windows, power with front passenger Express-Up/Down
  • Windows, power, rear with Express-Down
  • Retained accessory power power windows, audio system and sunroof remain operational after ignition is switched off for 10 minutes or until a door is opened
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Remote Keyless Entry, extended-range
  • Cruise control
  • Theft-deterrent system, content theft alarm
  • Theft-deterrent system, immobilizer, vehicle, PASS-Key III
  • Air conditioning, single-zone automatic climate control and rear seat heating/cooling outlets
  • Defogger, rear-window electric
  • Air filtration system
  • Cup holders, 2 front console, covered, 2 rear armrest
  • Power outlets, 2 auxiliary
  • Armrest, rear center with 2 integral cup holders and rear seat pass-through
  • Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night
  • Console, floor, front with sliding armrest and multi-level storage
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors, sliding
  • Assist handles, front passenger and rear outboard with coat hooks on rear passenger assist handles
  • Lighting, custom interior front and rear reading, front and rear door and console ambient lighting, front foot well, puddle lights and instrument panel light pipe
  • Shift knob, leather-wrapped
  • Brake, parking, electronic
  • Cargo net
  • Seat adjuster, driver 4-way power lumbar
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 8-way power
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Seat trim, leather-appointed seating
  • Personalization features includes driver memory, 2 specific Remote Keyless Entry FOB controls for the driver identification greeting, audio system settings, station presets, content theft, automatic door locks, activation verification, perimeter lighting, delayed locking and (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (if equipped)
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable
  • Air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger and rear seat heating/cooling outlets
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming
  • Seat, ventilated driver
  • Seat, ventilated passenger, front
  • Seat trim, perforated leather-appointed seating
  • Memory settings includes "presets" for 2 drivers, 8-way power driver/passenger seat with easy exit driver seat and outside mirrors
  • Steering wheel leather and wood grain, heated
  • Display, driver instrument information enhanced, multi-color
  • E-Z Key Passive Entry System, extended range with (BTM) keyless start and automatic door lock/unlock features
  • Power outlet, 120-volt
  • Sunshade, power, rear
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 17" (43.2 cm) high vent steel with flush cover
  • Tires, P245/50R17 all-season, blackwall, steel-belted radial
  • Tire, compact spare, 17" (43.2 cm), includes steel wheel and jack kit
  • Moldings, bodyside, bright
  • Grille, chrome waterfall
  • Headlamps, halogen composite with Twilight Sentinel and flash-to-pass feature
  • Lamp, LED center high-mounted stop/brake (CHMSL)
  • Lamps, rear stop tail, LED
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, manual folding
  • Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted
  • Glass, acoustic, laminated front-side and windshield
  • Wipers, front intermittent, structure-less wiper blades
  • Door handles, with chrome insert
  • Spoiler, rear body-color, decklid (Included and only available with (LAF) 2.4L 4-cylinder SIDI DOHC engine.)
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) machined-faced alloy, painted
  • Tires, P235/50R18 V-rated all-season, blackwall
  • Fog lamps, front halogen with projector technology
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding with integrated turn signal indicators and ground illumination
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) chrome-plated
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding with integrated turn signal indicators, ground illumination and driver-side memory and auto-dimming feature
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 2.4L DOHC, 4-cylinder SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) with Variable Valve Timing (182 hp [135.7 kW] @ 6700 rpm, 172 lb-ft of torque [232.2 N-m] @ 4900 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic, Hydra-Matic, electronically controlled with overdrive includes Driver Shift Control, tap up/tap down
  • Axle, 3.23 final drive ratio
  • Driver Shift Controls, tap-up/-tap-down
  • Drivetrain, front wheel drive
  • Battery, maintenance free with rundown protection, heavy-duty 512 cold-cranking amps
  • Suspension, front MacPherson strut
  • Suspension, rear 4-link
  • Steering, power, non-variable ratio, electric
  • Exhaust, dual stainless-steel with hidden turned down tips
  • Remote vehicle starter system
  • Engine, 3.6L Variable Valve Timing V6 with SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection), DOHC (280 hp [215.5 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 259 lb-ft of torque [349.7 N-m] @ 4800 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive includes Driver Shift Control, tap up/tap down
  • Axle, 2.77 final drive ratio
  • Differential, electronic limited slip
  • Drivetrain, all wheel drive
  • Suspension, rear H-arm
  • Steering, power, variable effort, magnetic, rack-and-pinion
  • Keyless start, switch
  • Suspension, front, HiPer Strut
  • Exhaust, dual-outlet stainless-steel with bright tips integrated in fascia
PACKAGE
  • Comfort and Convenience Package #1 includes (CJ2) dual-zone automatic climate control, (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, (UPF) Bluetooth for phone, (APG) driver 4-way power lumbar seat adjuster, (BTV) remote vehicle starter system, (AG2) front passenger 8-way power seat adjuster and (UG1) Universal Home Remote
  • Comfort and Convenience Package #2 includes (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist, (A45) memory settings and (DLG) outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, ground illumination and driver-side memory and auto-dimming feature
  • Luxury Package includes (NR5) leather and wood grain heated steering wheel, (KU1) driver ventilated seat, (KU3) front passenger ventilated seat, perforated leather-appointed seating, (DB3) power rear sunshade, (ATH) E-Z Key Passive Entry System and (BTM) keyless start
  • Entertainment Package includes (UQA) harman/kardon 384-watt 11-speaker 5.1 Matrix surround system, (USR) USB port and (KI6) 120V power outlet
SAFETY
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc with Brake Assist
  • StabiliTrak stability control system with brake assist, includes Traction Control
  • Daytime Running Lamps, switchable
  • Air bags, dual-stage frontal and side-impact, driver and right-front passenger and head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat outboard occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bag Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance including Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with Destination Download (requires navigation radio) and OnStar eNav (where available), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, and Hands Free Calling (Also includes Stolen Vehicle Slowdown when (LLT) 3.6L V6 Variable Valve Timing SIDI engine is not ordered. Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
  • Automatic Crash Response
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
  • Door locks, child security, rear, electrical
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats in all rear seating positions
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Horn, dual-note high and low
  • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance including Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with Destination Download (requires navigation radio) and OnStar eNav (where available), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, and Hands Free Calling (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
  • Rear Parking Assist, Ultrasonic with audible warning
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system, AM/FM/XM stereo, single disc CD and MP3 player 3.5 mm audio input jack, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, speed-compensated volume and TheftLock
  • XM Radio is standard on nearly all 2011 GM models and includes 3 months of trial service. Get over 170 channels, including: commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, comedy, family and kids' channels, and much more. With XM's incredible range of programming, everything worth listening to is on XM (Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after the first 90 days. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details.)
  • Audio system feature, premium 7-speaker system
  • Antenna, integral rear, roof-mounted, body-color
  • Bluetooth for phone, personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system
  • Audio system feature, harman/kardon 384-watt 11-speaker 5.1 Matrix surround system
  • Audio system feature, USB port

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