Car Reviews: 2009 Buick LaCrosse

Car Reviews: 2009 Buick LaCrosseThe folks at Buick have been making affordable luxury cars better than most for years, and they have hit the mark again with the 2009 Buick LaCrosse. Without a single obvious design flaw the 2009 Buick LaCrosse is well designed and engineered, and meets or surpasses the competition in most every important category. At a starting manufacturers suggested retail price of $26,390, the 2009 Buick LaCrosse is on average several thousand dollars less then comparably equipped models. With good gas mileage of 17 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway, the 2009 Buick LaCrosse is a study of luxury and economy combined.

In safety engineering the 2009 Buick LaCrosse is as good as any in this class, and should hold up quite well structurally in a serious collision. With an excellent traction control system the 2009 Buick LaCrosse can avoid many potential dangers, and the driver and front passenger airbags are better than average. An ONSTAR automatic crash response feature can get help when occupants are unable to help themselves.

On the exterior, the 2009 Buick LaCrosse is luxury magnified. With long and sleek aerodynamic lines and a classy luxury car presence, the 2009 Buick LaCrosse will get an owner a few second glances. The 16 inch, 8 spoke painted aluminum wheels mounted on all-season steel belted radial tires are just one of the many pleasing aesthetic features on the 2009 Buick Lacrosse.

The performance package on the 2009 Buick LaCrosse is more than capable, due to a 3.8 Liter, V-6 engine that has a power output of 200 Horsepower at 5,200 RPM’s. A 4 speed electronically controlled automatic transmission, a stability control system, power rack-and-pinion steering, and 4 wheel anti-lock disc brakes are well designed. A fantastically smooth ride is enabled by independent front and rear suspension. As a front wheel drive vehicle, the 2009 Buick LaCrosse is excellent in bad weather conditions.

On the interior of the 2009 Buick LaCrosse comfort id pleasantly combined with luxury and functionality. Front bucket seats, a 6 way power adjustable driver’s seat, and a tilt and telescoping steering wheel will grab the attention quickly. With air conditioning, a theft deterrent system and front illuminated vanity mirrors the 2009 Buick LaCrosse seemingly has it all covered.

Consumers looking for a 4 door luxury sedan will be quite pleased with test driving a 2009 Buick LaCrosse.