2018 Buick LaCrosse Review, Engine Specs, Release Date, Performance and Price Tag


Unveiled during this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2018 Buick LaCrosse, as Buick says, features an “inspiring new design”. This design was inspired by the Buick Avenir concept.

Even though we heard Buick, the truth is that we can’t really call it a new design to the 2018 Buick LaCrosse look. It’s really more like a small makeover or a small refresh.

However, let’s take a look at everything that the new 2018 Buick LaCrosse has to offer you.

2018 Buick LaCrosse Release Date


Even though there’s no official date to see the new 2018 Buick LaCrosse in the showrooms, we are expecting to see it during September or October.

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2018 Buick LaCrosse Price


In what concerns with the price, and looking at the current model that has a starting price at $32,000, we are expecting to see a starting price for the 2018 Buick LaCrosse at around the same numbers. The truth is that looking at the competition and the market, this is what will most likely happen. At max, they can add a few hundred dollars.

2018 Buick LaCrosse Redesign and Changes


As we already mentioned above, there aren’t a lot of differences from the current model to the new 2018 Buick LaCrosse. The 2018 version has a new front grille that changed significantly. However, the LED lights are exactly the same that we have been seeing being used on other Buick models like the Enclave.

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2018 Buick LaCrosse Specs


Under the hood of the 2018 Buick LaCrosse, you’ll find the 3.6-liter V6 engine that is also present in the Enclave. Even though Buick tried to tweak it a bit to improve gas mileage as well as the horsepower, the truth is that it still isn’t that refined and it is pretty thirsty. At the moment, this engine is able to produce about 310 of horsepower.

According to some rumors that we keep hearing, you can also expect to see a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that is able to produce the same 310 of horsepower. Maybe because of this we are not really buying it. However, we wanted to make sure that you know everything that is being said about the 2018 Buick LaCrosse.

In terms of transmission, you can count with a 9-speed automatic gearbox.

Even though the 2018 Buick LaCrosse comes with four-wheel drive as standard, you also have the option to go for the all-wheel drive.

2018 Buick LaCrosse Interior


In what concerns with the interior, the 2018 Buick LaCrosse comes with everything that you can expect from a luxury sedan. There are some wooden accents and trims, high-grade leather upholstery, and supportive heated seats. One of the things that you’ll probably like most is the fact that the 2018 Buick LaCrosse comes with the Buick’s QuietTune noise canceling system that will make sure that it keeps the road noise at a minimum.

In terms of technology and safety equipment, the 2018 Buick LaCrosse comes well-equipped. Regarding technology, you will have the Apple CarPlay, USB ports, navigation, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot connectivity, satellite radio, front and rear sensors, park assist, and automatic wipers and headlights.

In terms of safety, the 2018 Buick LaCrosse is also well-equipped. It features adaptive cruise control, surround view system, rear-view camera, front pre-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alerts, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, pedestrian detection with low-speed automatic braking, climate control, and a touchscreen infotainment system.

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