CHANGES FOR 2014:
– Refreshed exterior styling with added LED lighting.
– Upgraded interior with new seats.
– New Ultra Luxury Interior Package.
– New Buick IntelliLink and safety features.
– Option packages get renamed.
Going into 2014, the Lacrosse matures into a more handsome, tech-laden, entry-level luxury full-size sedan. Powertrains remain unchanged, but everything else sees some refinement. The exterior is given a more upmarket look thanks to reshaped headlights and embedded LEDs. Inside, the Lacrosse receives an upgraded interior and more comfortable seats.
The LaCrosse lineup consists of two engine options: a 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine and electric motor and a 3.6-litre V6. Both use a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2.4L is front-wheel drive only, while the V6 is available in front- or all-wheel drive.
Features on the LaCrosse include 2.4L four-cylinder engine with eAssist, airbags (front, front seat, side curtain, rear seat-mounted outboard), OnStar, content theft alarm, electronic immobilizer, four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, front-wheel drive, six-speed automatic transmission, remote vehicle starter, lower front grille active air shutters, LED daytime running lights, automatic headlights, LED taillights, power heated mirrors, tire inflator kit, 17-inch aluminum wheels, cargo net, automatic dual-zone climate control, cruise control, floor mats, driver information centre, TPMS, power locks, remote keyless entry, auto-dimming rear view mirror, tilt/telescopic steering, leather wrapped steering wheel with Bluetooth/cruise/audio controls, universal home remote, power windows with driver/front passenger auto-up/down and rear passenger auto-down, cloth seating, 4-way manual passenger seat, 8-way power driver seat, rear 60/40 split-folding seat, AM/FM/CD/MP3 premium audio with 8-inch display, Bluetooth phone connectivity and wireless audio streaming, Buick IntelliLink, satellite radio, auxiliary input, and USB port.
Leather Group 1SL adds passive entry system, push button start, driver seat and mirror memory, body colour mirrors with integrated turn signals and driver’s side auto-dimming feature, rear park assist, rear vision camera, heated seats, leather seating surfaces, 8-way power passenger seat, and continuously variable real-time damping.
Premium 1 Group 1SP adds 3.6L V6 engine, 11-speaker Bose Centrepoint Surround Sound system, dual exhaust with bright tips, heated and ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel, power rear window shade, upgraded suspension, compact spare tire, and 19-inch chrome wheels.
Premium 2 Group 1SR adds navigation, continuously variable real-time damping with sport mode, and 20-inch aluminum wheels.
Leather Group AWD 1SL adds (to Leather Group 1SL) 3.6L V6 engine, Haldex all-wheel drive system, dual outlets with bright tips, compact spare tire, and 19-inch aluminum wheels.
Premium 1 Group AWD 1SP adds (to Premium 1 Group 1SP) Haldex all-wheel drive system and 19-inch aluminum wheels.