2015 Buick LaCrosse Test Drive

By Barbara Schaffer San Jose, Calif. ? I was tempted to tell the valet at the hotel, ?That?s not a Buick? when he brought me the Carbon Black Metallic Buick LaCrosse. I had enjoyed the series of Buick television commercials where people don?t recognize a Buick — I assume, because they looked so good —…

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2014 Buick LaCrosse Test Drive

?2014 Buick LaCrosse: A new look with enhanced Technology and Safety? The LaCrosse model was first introduced to the Buick lineup in 2009, and more than 57,000 were sold last year for a total of LaCrosse sales exceeding half a million units, making its popularity surpass that of several other full-size luxury sedans including the…

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2012 Buick LaCrosse eASSIST

“Buick LaCrosse adds eASSIST mild hybrid model?         Buick offers significant choices in their LaCrosse lineup for the 2012 modelyear. You can get a 2.4-liter Ecotec DOHC, 16-valve inline four-cylinder Direct Injection and an advanced 115V lithium-ion battery and latest-generation 15-kW belt-driven, liquid-cooled motor-generator unit that benefits from regenerative braking with up…

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Buick Makes eAssist? Standard on 2012 LaCrosse

Is a hybrid with another name, still a hybrid? Buick revealed a new standard powertrain for the 2012 LaCrosse in Los Angles this week, and it?s a hybrid even though the new office name is called eAssist?. By adding a state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery system and electric motor-generator, engineers were able to increase fuel economy of…

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Test Drive: 2010 Buick LaCrosse

At the beginning of 2009, journalists, pundits and economists were taking bets on GM?s future, and whether a division like Buick could survive the economic meltdown of the American automobile industry. But here we are 5 months into the next year and GM has not only survived, but Buick has its new LaCrosse sport sedan…

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He said/She said: Buick LaCrosse

He — Each time a new vehicle arrives, I play a game with She when we first drive it.? ?What?s the price?? I ask.? Invariably, she is right on, or within a few thousand of the sticker price. I finally got her on the 2010 Buick LaCrosse CXL, though.? After looking at the stylish lines…

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