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#2 of 67 2006 CXS Black with Grey Interior
Oct 21, 2006 (5:30 pm)
Have owned the car for just over a month and am still loving every mile I drive in it. It has 1450 miles and averages 19.8 MPG with 70%/30% City vs. Highway driving. I am 35 years old and glad I made the decision to test-drive a Buick. Originally, I had decided on the redone Impala. I missed the 0% APR from Chevy due to work and stumbled across the 0% APR offer for LaCrosse. After a test-drive I was sold. The ride is smooth and the 3.6 is a great engine with impressive acceleration. I am not a speed nut, but love having the option to use it to get out of a bad situation on the road. I know this will probably be the last application of the W-body from GM, but will be happy to drive this great vehicle for 5 years or more and see what GM comes up with next. This was my first GM purchase. Would absolutely recommend this car to anyone looking for a great vehicle that you can get at a great price. Previous vehicles were 2001 Hyundai Elantra GT and 1990 Mitsubishi Mirage.
#3 of 67 Buick Lacrosse Owners Review
Jan 22, 2007 (12:56 pm)
I will be purchasing a new car in the next six months and my preliminary research has included the LaCrosse in my final three. I haven't taken a test drive yet, but would appreciate some feedback from current owners, in regards to how the car handles/drives, MPG, comfort etc. Pleas e tell me what you like most about the car and any disatisfaction or problems you've had.
#4 of 67 Re: Buick Lacrosse Owners Review [tx47]
Feb 24, 2007 (10:06 am)
Update on my LaCrosse. It now has 8700 miles and is getting about 21.1 MPG with 50/50 City/Highway driving. No issues at all after five months of ownership. Very pleased with purchase.
#5 of 67 Re: Buick Lacrosse Owners Review [hitman1970]
May 25, 2007 (1:08 pm)
I got a 2007 LaCrosse CX on Tuesday for my comopany car. Filled up this afternoon. 398 miles/15.8 gal=25.2 mpg.
Love the ride, head height seems a little cramped, but my head does not touch, probably just getting used to a car again after an SUV. Nice radio, sun roof is great. Hub caps no rims, but sunroof overrode rims.
#6 of 67 Re: Buick Lacrosse Owners Review [tx47]
Jun 22, 2007 (11:52 am)
Have you bought your LaCrosse yet? See my post of today's date under "Discussions" entitled, "Awaiting delivery - what can I expect".
#8 of 67 Eight Months old but newly waxed
Jun 24, 2007 (1:37 pm)
Here is my 2006 LaCrosse CXS after a fresh coat of wax. I have added port vents and tint to her. 13000 problem free miles so far. Great value too.
#9 of 67 Awaiting delivery - what can I expect?
Jun 22, 2007 (11:43 am)
#10 of 67 Awaiting delivery - what can I expect?
Jun 22, 2007 (11:43 am)
I'm expecting delivery of my 2007 CXS early next week. It was ordered from a dealer here in my home town in Canada from the USA. It is a GM company car with 2300 miles and all options for many thousands less than I could have bought it in Canada. Therefore, I don't care if it's called a LaCrosse instead of an Allure. I'm a little concerned about Canadian GM dealers giving me 2nd class service because I bought from the U.S. not from them. Before deciding on the LaCrosse, I test drove a 2007 Honda Accord, a 2007 Toyota Camry and a 2004 Jag type X with the 3 litre engine. As well, I test drove an Allure with the 3.8 and one with the 3.6 engines. All of these vehicles have many goods things going for them. The Jag was quality and fun but I didn't like the tranny that kept searching for the proper gear as well as taking premium fuel. The Accord was rather sporty handling but tire thumping on certain road irregularities. The Camry was softer riding but wind noise was obvious at highway speeds. As well, both the Japanese cars, I found bland looking. The Buick with the 3.6 was great to my tastes. It handled very well at all speeds and on all types of roads. It was very quiet and exuded refinement and quality, although a bit subdued exterior appearance-wise.
Are there any problem areas with this car that I should be aware of? Is there anything I can do about it if there is?
#11 of 67 2007 CXL 15000 miles
Jun 25, 2007 (3:21 pm)
Car with 3.8 litre engine is extremely repsonsive and smooth. Shifting is almost silky. Car is extremely quiet inside. I love the look- its sleek and elegant without being over the top. I am averaging 33 mpg in cruise control at steady 60 mph.
One criticism is that seats could be more supportve and comfortable. Are a little lacking in latteral support. This will be noticable if you really push the car, as in taking curves at high speeds and changing lanes aggressively. Otherwise, if you drive the car like a normal person the support in the seats will be adequate.
I would compare this car to the Lexus ES350 and on that basis the Lacrosse is equivalent.