2014 Buick LaCrosse Overview
What’s New for the 2014 Buick LaCrosse
In addition to refreshed interior and exterior styling, the Buick LaCrosse has received new radar and sensory technology in 2014, including adaptive cruise control, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane change alerts.
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2014 Buick LaCrosse Exterior
The LaCrosse has been at the center of Buick’s rejuvenation as a luxury brand, and because of that, its sleek exterior is one of the most modern in its class of midsize sedans, and it gets even better in 2014. The 2014 Buick LaCrosse flaunts an all-new hood and grille that deliver a bold stance that runs throughout the vehicle, and is completed by a new trunk lid and updated bumpers.
2014 Buick LaCrosse Performance
The 2014 Buick LaCrosse is available with two engine options. The base engine is surprisingly a mild hybrid powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an 11-kilowatt motor and a lithium-ion battery pack whose combined output is 182 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque.
For increased performance, drivers can opt for the available 3.6-liter V6 that generates 303 horsepower and 264 lb-ft of torque, which propel the 2014 LaCrosse from 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds.
2014 Buick LaCrosse Efficiency
The benefit of a standard mild hybrid powertrain is obviously fuel efficiency. The 2014 Buick LaCrosse’s base engine with eAssist returns 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway. The more powerful V6 engine returns 18 mpg city and 28 mpg highway.
2014 Buick LaCrosse Interior
Sweeping lines, premium materials, and LED accent lighting creates an elegant 2014 LaCrosse cabin, and the impressive technology accents it well. Technology in the 2014 Buick LaCrosse includes a standard IntelliLink infotainment system with an updated touchscreen interface.
2014 Buick LaCrosse Safety
The 2014 Buick LaCrosse now boasts some of the most advanced safety features in the industry, including blind spot monitoring, lane change alerts, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning system, and forward collision warning. What sets Buick’s safety features apart is the available vibrating “Safety Alert” driver seat, which vibrates when there is the risk of a collision.