This summer the new, redesigned 2017 Buick LaCrosse will be released for sale. Now it is officially announced and its price. This model is extremely interesting, but for the company of the very great importance. The last redesign of the LaCrosse model did the modern. The starting price of $ 32,990, and perhaps the biggest plus, which will accommodate 2017 Buick LaCrosse far ahead of its competitors.
Although the Buick’s largest sedan, successfully finds the competitors among the mid-sized and full-sized sedans. When you need to be a mainstream model, LaCrosse meets the requirements just like a luxury model. There are many more reasons to justify the much higher starting price of the new model.
2017 Buick LaCrosse Redesign and Changes
Formerly based on Chevrolet Impala, the new 2017 Buick LaCrosse has a new basis, intended for a large sedan models with front-wheel drive. As a result, changing platforms has caused that the new model is lighter for even 300 pounds. Is enabled change the external design, the dimensions of vehicles, and the use of new power units. The new LaCrosse is longer (0.6 inch), lower and wider (0.4 inch). The vehicle has a longer wheelbase than the previous model by 2.7 inches.
Changes in design are characteristic for all models of the new generation of the brand. First, he changed grille, which in the words of the company, is the new face of the brand. The biggest impact on the final design of the new Buick sedan’s had a Buick Avenir Concept. After exceptional criticism in Detroit 2015, when Avenir Concept was presented, it was clear that this concept is certainly to experience serial production.
2017 LaCrosse Specs and Features
Under the hood, LaCrosse sedan is 3.6 L V-6 engine of GM’s next generation. It producing 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque. The engine is mated to a new eight-speed automatic transmission. 2.4 L engine with four cylinders, as well as six-speed manual transmission, have gone into oblivion, at least for this model. 2017 Buick LaCrosse will be offered with AWD and management system. It was taken from the Cadillac XT5 models.
Most of all high-tech safety features are present at new LaCrosse 2017. There are Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Change Alert and Side Blind Zone Alert. The LaCrosse will offer 10 airbags and front knee airbag. New GM’s Safety Alert Seat is also a part of the standard equipment. It vibrates to tell the driver the direction where is the possible danger. Automatic parking, adaptive cruise control, forward collision alert with collision mitigation braking, front and rear parking sensors, are features that were present and at the previous model.
Completely new interior design of 2017 Buick LaCrosse model most suitable for luxury, premium sedan models. There is hardly a new technological gadget or system that would facilitate driving nowadays, but it is not installed in the LaCrosse. A large ‘floating’ center console is what dominates the interior of the vehicle. The Intelli Link system, which has the eight-inch touchscreen, has fewer buttons this year. It offers Apple Car Play, Auto Android smartphone integration, and 4GLTE connectivity through OnStar.