2019 BUICK LACROSSE REVIEW & CHANGES – A new Sport Touring trim level is added to the lineup, featuring a 310 horsepower V-6, a blacked-out grille, and 19-inch wheels. An air ionizer is now standard on Avenir models, and two new colors be a part of the color scheme: Carrageen Metallic and Dark Shadow Metallic.
2019 BUICK LACROSSE REDESIGN
The LaCrosse is Buick’s full-size sedan, featuring six trim amounts ranging from a front-wheel-drive four-cylinder to an all-wheel-drive V-6. 2019 LaCrosse: The base LaCrosse incorporates dual-zone automatic climate control, 18-inch alloy wheels, 8-way power front leatherette seats, HID headlights, 4G LTE mobile hotspot and an 8.-inch touchscreen infotainment system with incorporated Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
- 2019 LaCrosse Essence: The Essence contributes warmed and leather seats, driver-side storage seating, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and articulating headlights.
- 2019 LaCrosse Premium: Premium trim includes a warmed steering wheel, a heads-up display, rear cross-traffic alert, and front seats with heating, air-flow, and restorative massage function.
- 2019 LaCrosse Sport Touring: The Sports Touring trim features a black mesh grille, a rear spoiler, body-color fender vents, and 19-inch black aluminum wheels.
- 2019 LaCrosse Avenir: The top-level Avenir consists of a black mesh grille, panoramic moonroof, satellite navigation, and wireless smartphone charging.
2019 BUICK LACROSSE PERFORMANCE & FUEL ECONOMY
The LaCrosse arrives standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder eAssist mild hybrid system making 194 hp and 187 lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission driving the front wheels. The mild hybrid system swithces the alternator with a motor/power generator, capable of recouping small amounts of electrical power in a lithium-ion battery. The compact electric motor is used for smoother end/start transitions. The eAssist system is EPA-rated at 25/35 city/highway. The 3.6-liter V-6 engine creates 310 hp and 268 lb-ft associated with a nine-speed automatic and is available with front-wheel drive (20/30) and all-wheel drive (20/29 for the 2018 model) models.
2019 BUICK LACROSSE SAFETY
The 2019 LaCrosse acquired a five-star overall safety score from the NHTSA (out of a probable five celebrities). From the IIHS, the LaCrosse acquired a front crash prevention designation of Superior by the IIHS (Exceptional is the highest possible ranking), with tests carried out on a LaCrosse equipped with the Driver Self confidence Package 2. The LaCrosse fully eliminated a collision in the 12-mph low-speed auto brake test, and in the 25-mph high-speed auto brake test, impact speed was decreased by 24 mph.
The Driver Assurance 1 package involves rear cross-traffic alert and sightless spot/lane change warnings. The Driver Self confidence Package 2 contributes recreation area assist, front pedestrian detection, automatic crisis braking, and automatic cruise control. Premium and Avenir trim feature forward collision alert and safety alert seat.
2019 BUICK LACROSSE UTILITY
As the only outstanding full-size sedan in Buick’s lineup, the huge LaCrosse has room for five. Front- and rear-seat legroom is 42 and 38 inches, respectively. Trunk space in V-6 models measures 15 cubic feet, whilst the battery in four-cylinder eAssist models minimizes space to 14.3 cubic feet. The rear seats collapse down in a 60/40 split configuration.
2019 BUICK LACROSSE TECHNOLOGY
The 2019 Buick LaCrosse is an available standard by having an 8-speaker stereo system, keyless entry and ignition with far-off the start, 4G LTE with wireless hotspot and an 8.-inch touchscreen featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A Sights and Noises package (available on Essence trim degrees and earlier mentioned) provides satellite navigation, HD radio, and an 11-speaker Bose audio system. In our First Test of the Buick LaCrosse, we were impressed with its reflexes. “For a big sedan like this,” we composed, “it’s utterly sporty if you drive it hard ample,” and the car nonetheless came back impressive fuel economy. If only the interior has been as remarkable, as we observed “cheap components on the dashboard and middle gaming console.” Time put in throughout a First Test with a packed LaCrosse Avenir established these thoughts. We determined: “Sadly, the absence of attention to depth in the interior implies it slips simple of simply being a full-fledged luxury car, and it doesn’t have the level of refinement expected of one.”