Let me warn you. This isn’t your granddaddy’s Buick. The 2015 Buick Lacrosse has all of the elegance of the finest European and Japanese luxury cars, yet at a price you can afford without your granddaddy’s inheritance. High-tech interior features are just the beginning of Buick’s reputation rehab. With a rear camera, 4G WiFi, and Siri for owners with iPhones, the 2015 Buick Lacrosse is anything but dated. Available features include an all-wheel drive. At the lower end of the price spectrum comes a 4-cylinder powerplant with EcoBoost technology, which blends hybrid features into the car’s power sources to produce a more fuel-efficient car, with 25 miles to the gallon in city traffic, and 36 on the open road. Yet if you want enough power to get you in and out of heavy traffic, you might want to opt for the V-6 with 303 horses under its hood, since the four-cylinder version has only 182 horsepower hardly zippy. You will pay for all that power at the pump, though, with the standard getting 17 city miles to the gallon and 27 on the highway, and the all-wheel drive version getting 17 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway. Even the base model of the 2015 Buick Lacrosse comes with an impressive number of amenities. With cruise control, tilt-telescopic steering, a jack for digital music devices, a good-sized touch screen, satellite radio, OnStar, Bluetooth, and automatic climate control. It retails for $34,500. Upgrade to the Leather trim for only $2,000 more, and you not only get leather seats, but also heated front seats, power passenger seat, fog lights, and driver memory settings. This package provides a lot of value for the money. Pay a total of $38,000 and you can get the power of the V-6 3.6-liter engine in the Premium I. Ventilated seats, keyless ignition, keyless entry, a power sunshade, and a heated steering wheel make this model a most tempting choice. At the top of the line is the Premium II. At a sticker price of more than $40,000, this model offers a navigation system, a state-of-the-art surround sound system, and chrome wheels in a total luxury package. As for safety, even the lower level models come with stability and traction control, daytime running lights, anti-lock brakes, and eight airbags. The car received a five-star crash test rating from the NHTSA. Blind spot monitors and a heads-up display are available with upgrades. Other options available on the 2015 Buick Lacrosse include an entertainment system for the rear seat, as well as a power sunroof. With its sleek lines and luxurious feel, this Buick may very well be worth a second look for even young families looking for comfort, value, and classic looks in their car.
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