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2011 Buick LaCrosse CXL

2011 Buick LaCrosse Review

(4 Stars)  Approaching flagship status

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

Overview
The Buick LaCrosse is the newest addition to the Buick family and it has been a success by any type of measure. This serious full sized sedan has a very aggressive exterior design that you will either love or hate. The LaCrosse has design that really makes a statement and that statement in "look at me". As Buick tries to move their average customer age back down to appeal to a younger crowd, this vehicle seemed like the next logical step after the huge success of the Buick Enclave.

This vehicle offers a very strong breaking, handling and all around performance compared to others in its class. This new model will be marked down in the record books as another win for Buick. This full sized Buick is 197 inches long and this puts it in the same body class as a Chrysler 300 or a Ford Taurus. However, this model offers a lot more power and totally different design that will set it apart from any of its competitors. This new model will become the flagship sedan model from Buick and moving forward plans on bringing many new innovations to the front line from Buick.

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2011 LaCrosse CXL Sedan Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 2.4L Ecotec in-linefour-cylinder DOHC with variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 19 MPG city, 30 MPG highway, 23 MPG combined and 414 mi. range
Gasoline direct fuel injection
18.0gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 182 hp @ 6,700 rpm; 172 ft lb of torque @ 4,900 rpm

'11 Buick CXL Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Steering Wheel Tilt
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Vehicle Information Center
  Exterior  
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Rear Spoiler
  Interior  
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Air Filtration System
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Cargo Net
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Cup Holders
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
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Limited Slip Differential
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Dual Power Seats
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Compact Disc Player
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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GPS/Satellite Communication
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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